november, 2021

26nov5:15 pm7:00 pmThe Kingston Baroque ConsortInvention, Ornament, and Excess: a celebration of Baroque music and poetry

Event Details

The Kingston Baroque Consort (KBC) presents “Invention, Ornament, and Excess: a celebration of Baroque music and poetry”, featuring Julia McFarlane (Violin), Katie Legere (Bassoon), Jeff Hamacher (Cello), Michael Capon (Harpsichord), and special guest Phil Rogers reading poetry, on Friday 26 November at 5:15pm at St James Church, 10 Union St in Kingston. This is the second in a series of four Baroque instrumental concerts.

A live audience will be accommodated according to provincial guidelines. Tickets cost $20 each. For tickets and information visit, call 613-217-5099, or write to 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.

Future concerts will be on 28 January (Winds), and 1 April (Full Consort). 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.



(Friday) 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm


Kingston Baroque ConsortKatie Legere - - 613-217-5099 1204 Highway 2

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