Join us for the fourth EMSI concert of the season
Victoriaâs own Baroque orchestra, one of Canadaâs most brilliant early music sopranos, and trumpet virtuoso Kris Kwapis are led by the legendary Jeanne Lamon in a performance of festive arias and instrumental works by Baroque masters including Manfredini, Scarlatti, Torelli and Vivaldi.
Visit theÂ concert pageÂ for more details.
Founded in 1985 and based in Victoria BC, the Early Music Society is a non-profit, volunteer-run society dedicated to offeringÂ accomplished performances of music composed prior to 1800.
EMSI embraces the idea thatÂ early music deserves to be heard with close to its original intent.Â To that end, our concerts feature period instruments, accurate scores, and historical performance practices.
Renowned artists, both international and homegrown, have graced our stage.
The list of soloists and ensembles presented by EMSI is a who’s who of the international early music scene :
|Anonymous 4||Nancy Argenta||Baltimore Consort||Concerto Koln|
|Ens. Clement Janequin||Fretwork||The Harp Consort||John Holloway|
|Monica Huggett||Dame Emma Kirkby||Ton Koopman||London Baroque|
|Orlando Consort||Red Priest||Jordi Savall||Sequentia|
|Stile Antico||Tafelmusik||Daniel Taylor||Collegium Vocale Gent|
|Boston Early Music Festival|
and a host of others.