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.


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.


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 optimistically planning a return to our annual Sing Along Messiah with Rosa Barocca.  If conditions are not favourable, we will carry on with the Debut Singer aria performances as we did last year.  Either way, it will be an afternoon of beautiful music!

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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.

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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.


Tickets for 2022-2023 Season

Remaining 4-concert Subscriptions*

$140 until November 27th

Single tickets $40, except

Handel's Messiah (December 18th): Single tickets $60 (Special Senior Rate $50)

*Sing Along/Debut Messiah not included in subscription, 15 & under free at the door

Student Rush price all concerts (at the door only) $20

Tickets available through the Polaris Centre Online Box Office:.

Box office telephone: 403-255-9368