Consortium Aurora Borealis

Elizabeth Ganiatsos, Artistic Director
Northwestern Ontario's Chamber Music Group ~ Baroque and Beyond


CONSORTIUM AURORA BOREALIS
ORDER YOUR 41st CONCERT SEASON PASS!


2019-20 Season Passes are now on sale.
Seven exciting and varied concerts for only
$90 Regular (Adults & Seniors), $60 Students.
Passes are completely transferable.


To order or renew, please contact Elizabeth at:
eganiatsos@sympatico.ca.
Admission at the door remains at $15 regular, $10 student.
Children under 12 are admitted free of charge.


Orders received and paid up by June 30 will be entered in
a Draw for a $50 Gift Certificate to Bistro One.


Cheques are payable to Consortium Aurora Borealis.
Mailing Address: Consortium Aurora Borealis, P.O. Box 21027, 640 River Street,
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 8A7



Peter Cosbey, cello, and Mariko Kamachi Cosbey, piano perform Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata; Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No. 1; Debussy Cello Sonata; Chopin’s Polonaise Brilliante, and shorter showpieces.

  • Saturday, September 14, 2019, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
  • Admission at the door · $15 Adults and Seniors · $10 Students
  • Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM

Haydn Op. 76, No. 4 “Sunrise”; Beethoven Rasumovsky Op. 59. No. 1; Debussy String Quartet Op. 10. Demonstrating “a maturity and cohesion rivalling the best string quartets in the world.”

  • Saturday, September 28, 2019, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
  • Admission at the door · $15 Adults and Seniors · $10 Students
  • Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM

Music by Vivaldi for cello, oboe, and bassoon, including the works which remained unplayed as a result of last November’s unfortunate power outage. Soloists Peter Cosbey, Colleen Kennedy, and Iraj Tamadon-Nejad, with string ensemble and harpsichord.

  • Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
  • Admission at the door · $15 Adults and Seniors · $10 Students
  • Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM

Baroque solo and trio sonatas by Marini, Uccellini, Castello, Bertali, Geminiani,
Vivaldi, Veracini, Tartini, Locatelli.
With Katie Stevens, violin; Peter Cosbey, cello; Elizabeth Ganiatsos, harpsichord.

“Jeremy Bell always dazzles and mesmerizes!”

  • Saturday, November 30, 2019, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
  • Admission at the door · $15 Adults and Seniors · $10 Students
  • Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM

Note it’s a Tuesday!

Special guests from Toronto: Paul Sanvidotti, Baroque and modern trumpet; Thomas Fitches, organ. Fantini, Viviani, Torelli, Stanley, Krebs, Bach, Buxtehude. Music for the Christmas Season with
St. Paul’s United Church Handbell Choir.

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
  • Admission at the door · $15 Adults and Seniors · $10 Students
  • Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM

Music by Reicha, Cambini, Müller, Shostakovich, Ibert and others.

Doris Dungan, flute; Gwen Buttemer, oboe; E-Chen Hsu, clarinet; Iraj Tamadon-Nejad, bassoon; Damian Rivers-Moore; horn. Come for a breath of fresh air!

  • Saturday, January 11, 2020, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
  • Admission at the door · $15 Adults and Seniors · $10 Students
  • Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM

Suite no. 6 for unaccompanied cello; two Trio Sonatas for flute, violin and continuo; Sonata in E minor for flute and continuo; Sonata No. 6 in G, BWV 1019, for violin and harpsichord; harpsichord Toccata in E minor, BWV 914; Toccata in C minor BWV 911.

Peter Cosbey, cello; Elizabeth Ganiatsos, harpsichord; Katie Stevens, violin; Rob Van Wyck, Baroque flute; Ayano Hodouchi, harpsichord.

  • Saturday, February 8, 2020, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
  • Admission at the door · $15 Adults and Seniors · $10 Students
  • Pre-concert talk at 7:30 PM

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