Tuesday, February 2, 2010

A Canadian month

We have a Canadian month ahead of us: this Friday, February 5th, our friends of the La Jolla Music Society are presenting Tafelmusik in a program titled “The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres” and exactly one month later, on Friday March 5th, we will be presenting two of the most famous baroque Canadian singers, soprano Suzie Leblanc and countertenor Daniel Taylor accompanied by yet another excellent Canadian baroque orchestra, the Theatre of Early Music in a program of duets (and solos) by Monteverdi, Haendel and others.

It looks like the early music scene is thriving in Canada, and even more especially in Quebec. We already had a very good example of it two years ago with the ensemble Arion and countertenor Matthew White, but it is by far not the end of it. Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver are hosting several other ensembles and countless musicians some of whom we also had the pleasure to present in the past.

We will provide more details about our exciting March 5th concert on this blog soon (some of these details are actually already on our website www.sdems.org, including a couple of audio excerpts) but in the meantime don’t get these plane tickets and enjoy Canada in February with San Diegan weather.