The workshop and education activities of the Early Music Studio culminate in a series of concerts held at historic locations throughout Uptown Saint John. Audiences are treated to a lively musical performance interwoven with entertaining comments about the composers and the time in which they lived.
These historically informed performances are delighting audiences – please see the schedule for your next opportunity to join us!

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Photo by Rod Stears


Sun Feb 2  2:00 pm Richard Kidd, organ
Program: Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Frescobaldi, Marchand, Purcell & Weckmann
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Waterloo St., Saint John
Admission: Freewill Offering.
Information: 506-634-8442

Fri May 23  7:00 pm Saint John Early Music Festival: Opening Benefit Concert/Reception
(Francis Colpron, baroque flute; Tim Blackmore, harpsichord & recorder)
Program: Works by Bach, Telemann & Quantz
Hot & cold hors d’oeuvres and wine.
Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza
Tickets: $75 ($30 tax receipt)
Information: 506-634-8442

Sat May 24  1:00 – 4:30 pm Saint John Early Music Festival: Early Music Open House
Displays and demonstrations of period instruments.
Admission: Free.
Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza
Information: 506-634-8442

Sat May 24  8:00 pm Saint John Early Music Festival: Music from Versailles
(La Tour Baroque Duo: Tim Blackmore, recorders & harpsichord; Michel Cardin, theorbo)
Program: Works by Couperin, Rebel, Hotteterre, de Visée, Duval & Blavet
Cold hors d’oeuvres and wine.
Tickets: $30
Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza
Information: 506-634-8442

Sun May 25  2:00 pm Saint John Early Music Festival: Viva l’Italia!
(Collegium Musicum: Sara Liptay & Katherine Moller, baroque violins; Tim Blackmore, harpsichord)
Program: Works by Rossi, Uccellini, Marini, Vitali, Legrenzi, Merula, Storace & Frescobaldi
Admission: $20 Adults, $15 Seniors, $5 Students
Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza
Information: 506-634-8442

Sun, Mar 13th 2:00 pm Collegium Musicum
Tim Blackmore (harpsichord, recorder), Katherine Moller and Sara Liptay (baroque violins) and Robert Lewis (baroque bassoon)
Program: Praetorius, Marini, Andrea Gabrieli, Corelli, Lully, Couperin and Albinoni.
Saint John Arts Centre (20 Hazen Avenue)
Admission: $20 Adults/$15 Seniors/$5 Students. Refreshments.
Information: 634-8442
Sun, May 29th 2:00 pm Fourth Annual Young Musicians Concert
Early Music Prize winners from the NB Competitive Festival of Music and other local
young performers.
Saint John Arts Centre (20 Hazen Avenue)
Admission: $10 Adults/$5 Students. Refreshments.
Information: 634-8442