october, 2022

07oct7:30 pm9:00 pmThe Kingston Baroque ConsortLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Comedy from Lully’s 17th Century France

Event Details

The Kingston Baroque Consort (KBC), presents “Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme: Comedy from Lully’s 17th Century France” on Friday 7 October at 7:30pm at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Tickets cost $25 (adults) and $10 (students). Concerts are free for under 17. Subscriptions for the entire KBC four-concert series are available for $80 (adults) and $30 (students). This concert is made possible with support from the Kingston Arts Council and the Balloytobin Foundation. For tickets and information visit https://livemusickingston.ca/kingston-baroque-consort-2022, call 613-217-5099, or write to legerek@queensu.ca.

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 Deborah Donaldson (Baroque dancers), Craig Walker (narration), and an ASL interpreter. 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



(Friday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts


Kingston Baroque ConsortKatie Legere - legerek@queensu.ca - 613-217-5099 1204 Highway 2

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