Consortium Aurora Borealis

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


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:
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

  • Fantasia in f minor for piano four hands Franz Schubert
  • Songs without Words Felix Mendelssohn; Music for piano four hands Robert Schumann
  • Readings from the correspondence of Robert and Clara Schumann
  • Liederkreis, Op.24, for baritone and piano Robert Schumann

  • Handel: Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4, No. 4
  • Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major Hob. VIIa:1
  • Michael Haydn: Flute Concerto in D Major

Jointly celebrating Galileo and the 400th Year of Astronomy

  • To be selected from music of Henry Purcell (1659-1695):Funeral Music for Queen Mary, Z 860,Incassum Lesbia, imcasssum rogas (The Queen’s Epicedium), Z 383,O God, thou art my God, Z 35,The Fairy Queen: selected incidental music, Z 629,The Fairy Queen: See, even night herself is here,So when the glitt’ring queen of night, Z 333,Now that the sun hath veiled his light (An Evening Hymn), Z 193,Come, ye sons of art/Sound the trumpet/Strike the viol,Sonata for trumpet and strings, Z 850,Organ Voluntary in C major, Z 717,Harpsichord selections,Pavan in B-flat major, Z 750,Fantasia: Three parts upon a ground, Z 731,Chaconne,The Gordian Knot Untied (Suite), Z 597,The Indian Queen: selected incidental music, Z 630,Readings from Shakespeare, Dryden, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and selected primary sources

  • To be selected from: Branle de l’Official Jehan Tabourot (Thoinot Arbeau) , The Honie-suckle Anthony Holborne, The Fairie-round Anthony Holborne, Canzon terza Giovanni Gabrieli , Hodie Christus natus est Jan Sweelinck, Puer natus Michael Praetorius, Ein Kindelein Michael Praetorius, Galliard Battaglia Samuel Scheidt , Intrada Johann Pezel , Die Bankelsängerlieder Daniel Speer , Ricercar pro Festis Natalytis Johann Kaspar Ferdinand Fischer , Chorales (also singalong?) Johann Sebastian Bach, Brass Quintet No. 2 in C major Jean François Bellon , Brass Quintet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op.5 Victor Ewald , Suite from the Monteregian Hills Morley Calvert

Dulcet Tones of Flute & Strings

Haydn, Beethoven, Ravel

  • Joseph Haydn String Quartet in D major, Op. 76, No. 5
  • Beethoven String Quartet in F major “Rasumovsky”, Op. 59, No. 1
  • Maurice Ravel String Quartet in F major

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