Upcoming production: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Comedy from Lully’s 17th Century France

We’re just about 2 weeks away from the Kingston Baroque Consort’s first show of the 2022-2023 season!

Live, in person Oct. 7, 2022, 7:30pm at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

Single tickets: Adults $25, Students $10, Under 17 free
Tickets available by emailing/calling legerek@queensu.ca (613) 217-5099, in person at Novel Idea, 156 Princess St and at the door.

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme tells the story of middle class Mr. Jourdain who dreams of becoming a gentleman, with comedic results. This concert production features the full KBC ensemble, with special guests Edgar Tumak and Debra Donaldson (Baroque dancers), and Craig Walker (narration)

Support from the Kingston Arts Council and the Ballytobin Foundation Gratefully acknowledged

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.

Violins: Gisele Dalbec-Szczesniak, Andrew Dicker, Lisa Draper, Venetia Gauthier, Danielle Lennon, and Julia McFarlane
Viola: Eileen Beaudette
Cello/Gamba: Jeff Hamacher
Flute: William Egnatoff
Recorders: Jason Hawke (and gamba), Heather Schreiner
Bassoon and recorder: Katie Legere

Harpsichord: Michael Capon & special guests