Invention, Ornament, and Excess: a celebration of Baroque music and poetry

Our second concert treats you to the music and poetry of the baroque era featuring Julia McFarlane on violin and Katie Legere on bassoon joined by Jeff Hamacher, gamba and Michael Capon, harpsichord with poetry readings by Phil Rogers.

The program will feature music by Baroque composers Johann Ernst Galliard (Germany), Jean Marie Leclair (France), Dario Castello (Italy), Luigi Merci (England), and poetry by John Milton, Jean LaFontaine, Anne Finch, and Aphra Behn.

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 second in a series of four Baroque instrumental concerts. A live audience will be accommodated according to provincial guidelines. Future concerts will be on 28 January (Winds), and 1 April (Full Consort).

Concert time is 5:15pm, Friday November 26, 2021, Location: St. James’ Anglican Church, 10 Union Street.
Admission is $20, Tickets available from consort members or by emailing/calling (613) 217-5099