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



A lyrically expressive programme featuring Merrie Klazek, well known for her mellow sound and impeccable technique. From French Impressionism and Hispanic flavour to Gershwin, music from West Side Story, and Gabriel’s Oboe, this concert is sure to please.

Merrie Klazek, trumpet Heather Morrison, piano

  • Saturday, Semptember 17, 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

Our acclaimed guest ensemble performs beguiling traditional music from Naples and Southern Italy, spanning four centuries. Vesuvius concerts “pulse with life”, and are marked by vibrancy and charisma.

  • Saturday, October 1, 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

One of Canada’s most sought-after ensembles. A season highlight, not to be missed. Delectable chamber music performed by a dynamic, award-winning string quartet.

  • Saturday, October 15, 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

Our annual all-Baroque concert celebrates our fine local professional players. Oboe concertos by Albinoni and Marcello, J.S. Bach’s celebrated Suite in B minor for flute and strings, and string music by Rameau and Vivaldi.

  • Saturday, November 12, 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

Prodigy! An engaging programme of symphonic delights composed by gifted 13 to 17-year-olds. Mozart’s sparkling Symphony No.21, an early Romantic concerto for violin and strings by Mendelssohn with soloist Thomas Cosbey, and Schubert’s engaging Symphony No.2.

  • Saturday, December 3, 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

Escape to Spain! An exhilarating fandango for guitar and strings, quintets evoking street scenes of Madrid, and more. Boccherini, contemporary of Haydn, left Italy as a youth to become composer at the court of Spain.

  • Saturday, January 14, 2017, 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 Season Finale commemorates the prolific German Baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann, friend of Bach and Handel, with charming and intimate chamber music for one to four instruments.

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017, 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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