The 2024-2025 Alberta Baroque Ensemble Season

Sunday, October 6, 2024 | 3 PM

Brandenburg Concerto No.4

Handel
Concerto Grosso in F Major

Telemann
Concerto for Two Flutes
in E Minor

J.C.F. Bach
Sinfonia in D Minor

J.S. Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

Elizabeth Koch and Sarah Pollard – Flutes
Eric Buchmann – Violin

Sunday, December 1, 2024 | 3 PM

Music for a Festive Season

Manfredini
Concerto Pastorale

Buxtehude
Cantata “Das Neugeborne Kinderlein”

J.S. Bach
Cantata “Schwingt Freudig Euch Empor”

Chronos Vocal Ensemble; Jordan Van Biert – Director
Jolaine Kerley – Soprano; John Tessier – Tenor
Michael Kurschat – Baritone

Sunday, March 23, 2025 | 3 PM

Baroque Chamber Music Treasures

Guignon
Les Folies d’Espagne
for Two Violins

Couperin
L’Apothéose de Corelli

Leclair
Deuxième Récréation
de Musique, Op. 8

Boismortier
Sonate à Quatre Parties Op. 34

Susan Flook and Alison Zdunich – Violins
Ronda Metszies and Derek Gomez – Cellos
Tammy-Jo Mortensen – Harpsichord and Organ

Sunday, February 2, 2025 | 3 PM

La Lyra

Marcello
Concerto in D Major “La Cetra”

Veracini
Ouverture in G Minor

Vivaldi
Concerto for Violin and Cello
in B Flat Major

Telemann
Suite in E Flat Major “La Lyra”

Joanna Ciapka – Violin; Ronda Metszies – Cello

Sunday, May 11, 2025 | 3 PM

Early Classics

Handel
Overture to Alexander’s Feast

Boyce
Symphony No. 1 in B Flat Major

Avison
Concerto Grosso in G Major

Handel
Water Music Suite

Yue Deng and Anita Walsh – Violins

You are invited to join the Alberta Baroque Ensemble for our 44th concert season and experience why the Alberta Baroque Ensemble is a premier chamber orchestra that specializes in music composed in the 17th and 18th centuries.

You will hear performances by some of the finest musicians in Edmonton and featuring distinguished guest soloists Elizabeth Koch (flute), Eric Buchmann (violin) and Jolaine Kerley (soprano). Returning by popular demand are John Tessier (tenor) and Michael Kurschat (baritone). Making their ABE debut are Sarah Pollard (flute), Anita Walsh (violin) and the Chronos Vocal Ensemble led by Jordon Van Biert.

Works featured this season include the betterknown composers of the era J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, and Telemann, and rarer recognized greats Dittersdorf and Stamitz.

Paul Schieman
Founder and Artistic Director
The Alberta Baroque Ensemble

All concerts take place at:
Robertson–Wesley United Church*
10209 – 123 Street
Edmonton, AB   T5N 1N3   Canada  Google map
*Street parking is limited; please allow yourself extra time.

Ticket Information

Telephone orders must be paid by Visa or Mastercard. GST is included in the ticket price. We cannot refund subscriptions or single tickets, but we will be happy to replace lost ones.

Single Tickets

Adult – $30
Youth 17 and under – $15

Single tickets go on sale starting September 1, 2024.

Subscriptions

Subscriptions may be purchased by calling the ABE office at 780-467-6531 or by filling out the order form and mailing it, along with payment, to:
Box 3316   Sherwood Park, AB   T8H 2T2

Subscription $130
with Chamber Music Treasures

Subscription $105
without Chamber Music Treasures

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