Consortium Aurora Borealis

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

From Vienna to Venice
Biber, Schmelzer, Rosenmuller, Albinoni, Vivaldi
Kathlyn Stevens, Tina Park, violin; Patrick Horn, viola;
Elizabeth Ganiatsos, organ; Sonya Nanos, cello; Sean Kim, organ.

  • Saturday, September 19, 2015, 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

The Splendour of Brass from the
Renaissance to 20th-century Canada
Gabrieli, Bach, Handel, Wagner, Bruckner, Holst
Two brass quintets combine forces!
Special guests: Command Brass, RCAF Winnipeg

  • Saturday, October 3, 2015, 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

Mozart, Schumann and Mahler
Mahler: Piano quartet in A minor
Mozart: Piano quartet in G minor, K 478
Schumann: Piano quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47
Angela Park, piano; Elissa Lee, violin; Sharon Wei, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello

“Bold and stylish…impressive, elegant interpretations”
You won’t want to miss this!

  • Saturday, October 24, 2015, 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

Our annual all-Italian Baroque concert! Vivacious music
by Venice’s best-loved composer!
Colleen Kennedy, oboe; Karine Breton, bassoon;
Doris Dungan, flute,
with string ensemble and harpsichord

  • Saturday, November 14, 2015, 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

Delightful music from the innovative 18th-century
Mannheim School, including Carl Stamitz’s warmly lyrical
Concerto for clarinet and violin, a lively Haydn symphony,
plus Mozart’s noble Symphony No. 40.
Mélanie Léonard, conductor
Peter Shackleton, clarinet
Kathlyn Stevens, violin

  • Saturday, December 5, 2015, 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

Award-winning Canadian fiddler Pierre Schryer, a much-loved, charismatic performer, is joined by two remarkable Celtic musicians from Minneapolis. Together they will present a memorable evening of 17th, 18th & 19th-century songs and dances from Ireland and Scotland from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Come and enjoy a feast of traditional tunes, laments, jigs and reels, from reflective, soulful or sweet to jaunty, lively and exciting!

Pierre Schryer, violin
Norah Rendell, flute, harmonium, vocals
Brian Miller, guitar, bouzouki, flute, vocals

  • Saturday, January 16, 2016, 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

Homage to Cupid, from the Baroque to the Beatles
and music by
Robert Valentine and Giuseppe Valentini
Morley, Monteverdi, Purcell, Arne

Susan Korstanje, soprano
Kathlyn Stevens, violin
Rob Van Wyck, recorder & baroque flute
Elizabeth Ganiatsos, harpsichord

  • Saturday, February 13, 2016, 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

Back by popular demand!

Maddox once more pulls out all the stops for a colourful display on St. Paul’s United Church’s splendid Casavant organ
Music by J.S. Bach, Handel, Franck, Guilmant, Widor, Vierne

  • Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 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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