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Early Music Voices 2022-2023 Season .

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Celebrate Schűtz at UCalgary

Neil Cockburn, Organ

Joined by UCalgary Emerging Artists: Rucell Voloso, Brenden Lengsfeld, Kathryn Filson-Lau & Elizabeth Fast                      With Andrea Case, guest baroque cellist 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 7:30 pm MST
Location: Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary, 206 University Court NW map

Organist Neil Cockburn curates and performs in this concert celebrating Heinrich Schűtz (died 350 years ago this year). Hear the acclaimed Ronald B Bond Bach Organ and UCalgary's newly commissioned double-manual harpsichord built by Craig Tomlinson (2022).  Also featuring talented young singers from the UCalgary BMus program.

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Thomas Dunford at Knox Presbyterian

Thomas Dunford, Lute

Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 7:30 pm MST
Location: Knox Presbyterian Church
3704 37 Street SW 


Thomas Dunford has presented lute recitals all over the world including Carnegie Hall and London’s Wigmore Hall.  Hear him in Calgary in a special intimate concert of solo lute music from Dowland to JS Bach.

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Handel’s Messiah at Knox United

Friday, December 16, 2022 at 7:30 pm MST
Location: Knox United Church 506 4 St SW  map

Guest Soloists:

   Hannah Pagenkopf, soprano

   Nicholas Burns, countertenor

   Adam Schmidt, tenor

   Phillip Addis, bass

VoiceScapes & Friends

Rosa Barocca & conductor, Claude Lapalme

A favourite Christmas tradition, EMV presents a full performance of Handel’s Messiah with Rosa Barocca, guest soloists and an elite choir made up of VoiceScapes & friends, conducted by Claude Lapalme.

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VoiceScapes Sing Along/Debut Messiah at Knox United

Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm (MST)   
Knox United Church, 506 4 St SW map

We are planning a return to our annual Sing Along Messiah with Rosa Barocca.  Solos will be sung by our auditioned Debut Singers along with members of VoiceScapes and Friends.  The choruses will be sung by you, the audience -- or just sit back and take it all in.

You can bring your own score; some scores will be available to borrow with a donation to the Calgary Foodbank.  In case you want to start practicing your choruses, here is the list!

Debut Singers: Allie Pompu, Katie Filson-Lau & Elizabeth Fast, sopranos

Dallas Hayes-Sparks, mezzo-soprano

Brenden Lengsfeld, countertenor

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Valencia Baryton Project at Christ Church

Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm (MST)   
Christ Church Elbow Park, 3602 8 St SW map

The baryton (a kind of viol with extra strings that can be plucked) was once considered the pinnacle of aristocratic instruments but is now played by only a handful of people worldwide.  Come and hear one live, along with viola and cello in a program of music by Haydn.

Matthew Baker, baryton 

Brett Walfish, viola 

Amy Domingues, cello

March 17th, 2:30-4:00PM: Workshop at MRU (Taylor Centre, ED2001)

All are welcome to attend and observe!

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Le Reniement de St. Pierre at Christ Church

Saturday, May, 13, 2023 at 7:30 pm (MST)   
Christ Church Elbow Park, 3602 8 St SW map

A gorgeous example of Charpentier’s oratorio style, this piece will create the centrepiece of our concert surrounded by other French baroque gems. VoiceScapes along with local singers and players come together to charm your senses in the French style.


Dawn Bailey, Julie Harris & Hannah Pagenkopf, sopranos

Aoife Bonaventura, Celia Lee & Sara Staples, mezzos

Jerald Fast & Paul Ziade, tenors

Nicholas Allen & Paul Grindlay, basses

Andrea Neumann & Louise Stuppard, baroque violins

Tim Janz, baroque flute

Ralph Maier, theorbo

Justin Luchinski, organ & harpsichord

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Tickets for 2022-2023 Season

Remaining 4-concert Subscriptions*

$140 until November 27th

Single tickets $40

Student Rush price all concerts $20

Tickets available through the Polaris Centre Online Box Office:.

Box office telephone: 403-255-9368

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