The Play of Light and Shadow: music and art from the German Baroque

Our third concert treats you to the music and art of the German Baroque featuring the Kingston Baroque Consort winds: Heather Schreiner, Jason Hawke, William Egnatoff and Katie Legere joined by Michael Capon, harpsichord.

Special guest Gauvin Bailey, Professor and Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art at Queen’s University, will project images of German architecture associated with the time period.

The program will feature music by German Baroque composers J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, G.P. Telemann, J.F. Fasch, J.G. Linike, J.J. Quantz, and others.

The KBC is Kingston’s newest orchestra devoted wholly to Historically Informed practice of music from the Baroque era. Founded by Katie Legere, Jeff Hamacher, Julia McFarlane, and Michael Capon, the KBC is a collective of professional musicians drawn from the Kingston Symphony Orchestra and the wider community.

This is the third in a series of four Baroque instrumental concerts. A live audience will be accommodated according to provincial guidelines. The final concert in the series will be presented on Friday 1 April, featuring the full consort (strings and winds).

Concert time is 5:15pm, Friday March 11, at St. James’ Anglican Church, 10 Union Street. Tickets cost $20 each. For tickets and information call 613-217-5099, or email