Early Music Vancouver concerts: March-April 2011

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Sunday matinée, March 6, 2011
Masques: “¡Fandango!” – Variations on a Spanish Theme
Unity Church
The return visit of one of Canada’s finest early music ensembles, Masques, with a programme of music from the Spanish Baroque, as well as works by other composers, inspired by Spanish themes. Further information on this page on the Early Vancouver Music Vancouver website.

Monday evening, March 21, 2011
JS Bach: “The St. John Passion” at the Chan
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC
Les Voix Baroques & the Portland Baroque Orchestra, directed by Monica Hugget, present the original 1724 version. Further information on this page on the Early Vancouver Music Vancouver website.

Sunday matinée, March 27, 2011
GF Handel: “Acis and Galatea” at the Chan
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC
A stunning period production by The Boston Early Music Festival, presenting the original 1718 chamber version of Handel’s beloved pastoral opera Acis and Galatea, led by musical directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs, stage director Gilbert Blin, and costume designer Anna Watkins – and accompanied by the three-time Grammy-nominated Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble. Further information on this page on the Early Vancouver Music Vancouver website.

Friday evening, April 1, 2011
Bach Sonatas for Violin and Obbligato Harpsichord
Unity Church
Marc Destrubé and Alexander Weimann. Further information on this page on the Early Vancouver Music Vancouver website.

Sunday matinée, April 3, 2011
Bach Sonatas for Violin and Obbligato Harpsichord
Kay Meek Studio Theatre
Marc Destrubé and Alexander Weimann. Further information on this page on the Early Vancouver Music Vancouver website.

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