Kingston Baroque Consort Concert
The Kingston Baroque Consort (KBC), presents “A Journey in Time: String
Music of the Italian Baroque”, the first in a series of four Baroque
instrumental concerts, on Friday 15 October at 5:15pm at St James
Church, 10 Union St in Kingston. A live audience of up to 60 people can
be accommodated, with appropriate physical distancing. Tickets cost $20
each, or $60 for a subscription to the four-concert series. For tickets
and information visit livemusickingston.ca/kingston-baroque-consort,
call 613-217-5099, or write to email@example.com.
This first concert of the KBC’s inaugural season will feature music for
string orchestra, taking you on a musical voyage through Italy starting
in the year 1615 with “La Pelegrina” by Tarquinio Merula and finishing
up in the early 1700’s with Giuseppe Brivio’s Sinfonia in G major.
Future concerts will be on 26 November (Bassoon, Violin, and Continuo),
28 January (Winds), and 1 April (Full Consort).
The KBC is Kingston’s newest orchestra devoted wholly to Historically
Informed practice of music from the Baroque era. Founded by Katie
Legere, Jeff Hamacher, Julia McFarlane, and Michael Capon, the KBC is a
collective of professional musicians drawn from the Kingston Symphony
Orchestra and the wider community.