With the support of the Foundation of Greater Montreal, Ensemble Caprice is among the organisations having been chosen to be part of “ALLIANCE – 150.” This is the body in charge of overseeing events on a nationwide scale for the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Federation. Caprice will perform its Carrefour Métis concert.
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.
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