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Event Archive - Mozart and Le Mozart Noir: Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra

Sun. February 5th 2017 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
3:00 p,
ickets from $26 (for member subscribers) to $35
Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Ivy’s Book Shop, Munro’s Books, Long & McQuade - Victoria
Early Music Society of the Islands (EMSI) embarks on another Northwest Baroque Masterworks project in collaboration with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and Early Music Vancouver to present Mozart and Le Mozart Noir at the Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3pm. One of the greatest composers of the early classical period, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges was the son of a slave and one of the earliest musicians of the European classical tradition to have African ancestry. Boulogne overcame adversities of class, race, and prejudice to become a major musical star all over Europe, inspiring both Mozart and Haydn.
This programme includes several of Boulogne’s violin concertos, orchestral works by Mozart, and one of Haydn’s Paris Symphonies.

For further information visit: earlymusicsocietyoftheislands.ca

Tickets from $26 (for member subscribers) to $35 available at:

• McPherson Box Office, http://www.rmts.bc.ca or via telephone: 250-386-6121
• Ivy’s Bookshop, Munro’s Books, Long & McQuade

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One of North America's most exciting and innovative period-instrument ensembles, Vancouver's Pacific Baroque Orchestra has consistently held to its mandate of presenting music of the past in lively and imaginative performances. True to its name, the orchestra plays the music of the baroque period (17th and 18th centuries) on period instruments (or ... more info