For 25 years Ensemble Caprice has been known for the innovative spirit it breaths into baroque repertoire. In addition to their concerts in Montreal, the orchestra undertakes several tours every year – an impressive accomplishment, with dozens of concerts given in Quebec, Canada, USA, Europe, and Asia.
Don’t miss the article published in the magazine Early Music America on Matthias Maute’s debut as conductor on the Bach Society of Minnesota. This organization was founded 84 years ago and was the firts of its kind on this continent devoted to the music of J.S. Bach and the composers he inspired.
Ensemble Caprice is delighted to announce that its CD Chaconne – Voices of eternity, recorded on the Analekta label, has been nominated for an ADISQ award in the following category:
Album of the year, Classical – Soloists and small ensembles
The names of the winners will be revealed on October 27
You have two chances to hear our new concert entitled La grande gigue! This will be a fascinating programme of Métis and baroque music in which Toronto’s Métis Fiddler Quartet and Ensemble Caprice take an exciting look back at the roots of 18th century music in Canada. The members of this quartet, siblings whose roots lie in Métis culture, join forces with the culturally diverse musicians of Ensemble Caprice.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 8 :00 p.m.
Maison Trestler, 85, Chemin de la Commune, Vaudreuil-Dorion
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 7 :00 p.m.
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours, 400, rue St-Paul East in Old Montreal
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Canada was chosen as the guest country for the 2016 edition of the Meet in Beijing Festival. The Ensemble had a wonderful time participating in the opening concert of the Festival in which all the Canadian guest artists were invited to play on stage with the Qingdao Symphony Orchestra.
Read the review
Ensemble Caprice and the Métis Fiddler Quartet will present:
It’s Hailing! La Grande Gigue!
A rollicking musical evening featuring a mixture of musical styles that will redefine the past while looking towards the future! Baroque, Métis and contemporary music will fill the air!
June 24th at 7 pm