The count down is on!
Lamèque, N. B., Tuesday, June 27, 2017: With six concerts, many special events and nearly 40 invited artists, the 42nd season of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival will take place in a month, from July 27 – 29, 2017.
Third edition of the Mathieu Duguay Early Music Competition
First round – recitals by the finalists, Thursday, July 27, 2:00 p.m., Notre-Dame-des-Flots Church, Lamèque.
Second round – concert by the three finalists, Friday, July 28, 7:30 p.m., Sainte-Cécile Church, Petite-Rivière-de-l'Île. Mission Saint-Charles Orchestra; Hank Knox, conductor.
Opening concert "Partons la mer est belle"
Thursday, July 27, 7:30 p.m., Sainte-Cécile Church, Petite-Rivière-de-l'Île
Pascale Beaudin, soprano; Ensemble Caprice; Matthias Maute, conductor.
Intimate concerts: a world of discoveries
Friday, July 28, 3:00 p.m., Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue Church, Miscou
"The enchanting viola d'amor", Jennifer Thiessen, viola d'amore and Mélisande McNabney, harpsichord
Saturday, July 29, 11:00 a.m., Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue Church, Miscou
Harpsichord recital "Scarlatti and friends", Hank Knox, harpsichord
Closing concert "Monteverdi's Vespers for the Blessed Virgin" (THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT!)
Saturday, July 29, 7:30 p.m., Sainte-Cécile Church, Petite-Rivière-de-l'Île
Ensemble Caprice, Mission Saint-Charles Choir, Mattias Maute, conductor
With eight invited soloists singers and over 40 artists on stage
For the third consecutive year, our closing concert is sold out more than a month before the performance. However, we have a few tickets available for seats with limited visibility. Details of the program are available on the Website at www.festivalbaroque.com and tickets are on sale.