Consortium Aurora Borealis

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

Music from Vienna
  • Saturday, September 24, 2011, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
    349 Waverley St.
  • Admission at the door $15 Adults · $10 Students and Seniors
  • *** Pre-concert talk at 7:30 p.m. ***
  • Mozart, Brahms: Music for piano four hands
  • Brahms: Cello Sonata in E minor, OP. 38
  • Schubert: Trio in B flat, Op. 99

  • Saturday, October 15, 2011, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
    349 Waverley St.
  • Admission at the door $15 Adults · $10 Students and Seniors
  • *** Pre-concert talk at 7:30 p.m. ***
  • Haydn: Organ Concerto in C
  • Dittersdorf: Double Bass Concerto in E
  • Le Mozart Noir: Violin Concerto in A

  • Saturday, November 19, 2011, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
    349 Waverley St.
  • Admission at the door $15 Adults · $10 Students and Seniors

Delightful chamber music from the 18th-century courts of Germany by Quantz, Telemann, and Bach.

Birgit Rieck, recorder;
Susan Korstanje, soprano;
Robert Van Wyck, baroque flute, recorder;
Jennifer Bryan, violin;
and Elizabeth Ganiatsos, harpsichord.


  • Sunday, November 20, 2011, 3:00 pm
  • Lakehead Presbyterian Church
    278 Camelot St.
  • Pay what you can. All are welcome!

Our Artistic Director returns to our group’s original home, to demonstrate the lovely Karl Wilhelm baroque-style mechanical action organ. She will perform Venetian Baroque and Classic works from her recent organ concert in Venice, Italy.

Gabrieli, Marcello, Vivaldi, Galuppi et al.


  • Saturday, December 3, 2011, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
    349 Waverley St.
  • Admission at the door $15 Adults · $10 Students and Seniors

Let us heat up your cold winter evening with mellow Spanish guitar and soulful vocal music by De Falla, Villa-Lobos, Rodrigo, Albeniz, Sor, Turina, and Tarrega, along with evocative readings from works of the Andalusian poet Lorca.


The Italien Baroque Sonata
  • Saturday, January 21, 2012, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
    349 Waverley St.
  • Admission at the door $15 Adults · $10 Students and Seniors

Virtuoso violinist Jeremy Bell returns to join three Consortium regulars in an evening of joyous music from 17th and 18th-century music Italy.

Castello, Martini, Cazzati, Corelli, Vivaldi, Tartini, Locatelli.

Jeremy Bell, violin;
Jennifer Bryan, violin;
Anthony Bacon, cello;
and Elizabeth Ganiatsos, harpsichord.


  • Saturday, February 25, 2011, 8:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s United Church
    349 Waverley St.
  • Admission at the door $15 Adults · $10 Students and Seniors

Vivacious concertos for diverse instruments by a much-loved Baroque composer. Stunning visuals of Venice set the mood.

Doris Dungan, flute;
Colleen Kennedy, oboe;
Karine Breton, bassoon;
Jennifer Bryan, violin;
Anthony Bacon, cello.


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