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Past Shows

Sun. April 25th 2021
The Armed Man and the Virgin Tallis Scholars (UK)
Sat. March 27th 2021
Handel’s Messiah Ensemble Caprice (Montreal)
Sat. February 27th 2021
Vivaldi’s Other Seasons Mireille Lebel (mezzosoprano), Rudolfo Richter (violin and direction), Ensemble Castor (Austria)
Sat. January 16th 2021
Purcell Fantasias and Dances Les Voix Humaines (Montreal)
Sat. December 19th 2020
@  St Andrews Cathedral (All Ages)
Medieval Christmas Gothic Voices (UK)
Sun. November 8th 2020
McPherson Playhouse (All Ages)
Los Elementos Le Tendre Amour (Barcelona), Carolina Pozuela Montero and Miguel Lara (flamenco dancers)

Early Music Society of the Islands

Confirmed: Apr. 4, 2020 (Awaiting Update)
Box 5577 Victoria BC
V8R 6S4

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Based in Victoria, BC, the Early Music Society of the Islands (EMSI) is a non-profit society founded in 1985 to present concerts featuring internationally renowned soloists and ensembles. EMSI also presents early music concerts by accomplished local musicians.

EMSI is committed to the idea that artistically successful performances of early music are historically informed. All of the Society's concerts feature original instruments, historical performance practices and accurate scores.

The list of soloists and ensembles presented by EMSI in Victoria is a who's who of the international early music scene: Anonymus 4, Nancy Argenta, Ensemble Anonymus, Julianne Baird, the Baltimore Consort, Camerata Koln, Marc Destrube, John Holloway, Monica Huggett, Dame Emma Kirkby, Ton Koopman, La Venexiana, London Baroque, the Orlando Consort, Andrew Manze, Ronn McFarlane, Paul O'Dette, Simon Standage, Tafelmusik and many others have appeared in Victoria under the Society's auspices.

Information :

Early Music Society
[email protected]
Memberships, Subscriptions, Tickets:
Royal-McPherson Box Office
(Mon.-Sat., 9:30 -17:30 Pacific Time)
Local calls
Toll free

Listed Under:
Music Society (Non-Profit)
Show Booking / Promotion

Listing last confirmed: Apr. 4, 2020