Upcoming Concerts

Ascension Oratorio

In collaboration with the Arte Musica Foundation
Ensemble Caprice and soloists of the Bach Society of Minnesota
Sunday April 29th, 2018 at 2 pm
Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec

Ensemble Caprice is delighted to once again be a part of the extraordinary undertaking initiated by the Arte Musica Foundation and aimed at presenting the complete canon of Bach cantatas. The religious festival of the Ascension, harbinger of hope and life, inspired Bach to compose incredibly beautiful music. The Himmelsfahrtoratorium is a celebration of the sublime promise of eternal life!

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Ascension Oratorio

Friday May 4th, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Ensemble Caprice is invited by the Bach Society of Minnesota
Sundin Music Hall
1536 Hewitt Avenue
St.Paul, Minnesota, USA

Baroque Passion

Friday May 4th, 2018 at 8 pm
The Ottawa Bach Choir are joined by Ensemble Caprice
Under the direction of Lisette Canton
St. Jean Baptiste Church
96 Empresse Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

J.S. Bach’s chamber music

Saturday May 5th, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Baroque Room
275 East 4th Street
St-Paul, Minnesota, USA

Ascension Oratorio

Sunday May 6th, 2018 at 7 pm
Ensemble Caprice is invited by the Bach Society of Minnesota
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran
9141 County Rd 101
Corcoran, Minnesota, USA

The Triumph of Time and Truth

Thursday June 21st, 2018 at 7 pm
Montreal Baroque Festival
Ensemble Caprice and the orchestra Arte del Mondo (Germany)
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours
400 St-Paul street East
Montreal, Quebec

Baroque Extravaganza

Friday July 6th, 2018 at 2 pm
Music and beyond
Church of St. Barnabas, Apostle and Martyr
70 St. James Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Duel of the duos

Friday July 6th, 2018 at 5 pm
Music and Beyond
70 St. James Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Triumph of Time and Truth

Sunday July 8th, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Music and Beyond
St-Joseph’s Church
174 Wilbrod Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Chaconne, voices of eternity

Friday July 13th, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Indianapolis Early Music
Glick Indiana History Center
Frank and Katrina Basile Theater
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, USA

Salsa baroque

Saturday July 14th, 2018 at 11 am
Indianapolis Early Music
Glick Indiana History Center
Frank and Katrina Basile Theater
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, USA

All Bach

Sunday July 15th, 2018 at 4 pm
Indianapolis Early Music
Glick Indiana History Center
Frank and Katrina Basile Theater
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, USA

Montana Baroque Music Festival

Tuesday July 17th, 2018 at 7 pm
Clark Fork River Valley
190 Quinn’s Canyon Road, Route 135
Paradise, Montana, USA

Montana Baroque Music Festival

Wednesday July 18th, 2018 at 7 pm
Clark Fork River Valley
190, Quinn’s Canyon Road, Route 135
Paradise, Montana, USA

Antonio Vivaldi – Tormented love

Wednesday July 18th, 2018 at 7 pm
Concert presented by Maison de la culture de Pointe-aux-Trembles
Belvedère Pointe-aux-Trembles
12 090 Notre-Dame East
Montreal, Quebec

Montana Baroque Music Festival

Thursday July 19th 2018 at 7 pm
Clark Fork River Valley
190, Quinn’s Canyon Road, Route 135
Paradise, Montana, USA

Valérie Milot and J. S. Bach – Harp Concertos

Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke St. West
Metro Peel or Guy-Concordia
Montreal, Quebec

Valérie Milot, harp

A musical first: Concertos by Bach performed on the harp!
Ensemble Caprice is delighted to present the talented harpist Valérie Milot, who will offer her own arrangements of famous harpsichord concertos. The concert will also feature the premiere performance of a concerto grosso for violin, flute and harp by the Russian born Canadian composer Airat Ichmouratov. Don’t miss this unique sound experience!

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Bach’s B Minor Mass – 30th Anniversary Concert

Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke St. West
Ensemble Caprice in collaboration with Arte Musica Foundation

and La Petite Bande de Montréal
Montreal, Quebec

Monika Mauch (soprano), Germany
Ariadne Lih (soprano)
Maude Brunet (mezzo-soprano)
Philippe Gagné (tenor)
Dion Mazerolle (baritone)

Caprice’s 30-year celebration promises to be a musical experience of the highest order with a performance of Bach’s B Minor Mass, an incomparable masterpiece whose visionary power seems to bring us close to the heavens. Could there be any finer way to celebrate our 30th anniversary?  

Light and Joy – Bach Cantatas 30th Anniversary Concert

Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke St. West
In collaboration with the Arte Musica Foundation
Montreal, Quebec

Alles nur nach Gottes Willen – BWV 72
Bekennen will ich seinen Namen – BWV 200
Erwünschtes Freudenlicht – BWV 184
Gott man lobet dich in der Stille – BWV 120


Ensemble Caprice is honoured to once again – for the 5th consecutive year – take part in the ongoing presentation of the complete cycle of the cantatas of J. S. Bach, a remarkable initiative of the Arte Musica Foundation

From the Orient to the Baroque Nomads

Friday, March 22th, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Dorval (Venue to be announced in the Fall of 2018)
A presentation of the Festival de la Voix
Ensemble Caprice in collaboration with OktoEcho

Following on the success of Vivaldi and the Baroque Gypsies and Telemann and the Baroque Gypsies, both titles having appeared on the Analekta label, Ensemble Caprice completes the trilogy by adding an oriental touch: Gypsy music performed side by side with pieces from the Oriental Miscellany collection published in Calcutta in 1789.