Sunday, January 21, 2018    2:30 pm

This special concert is part of the 2017-2018 CRS Subscription Series, and is available to all CRS subscribers at no additional charge.

The concert is made possible by a bequest from long-time CRS subscriber Lois Holmes.

"the finest early music for modern ears"

The Pacific Baroque Players
Alexander Weimann, harpsichord/music director

Alexander Weimann
is one of the most sought-after ensemble directors, soloists, and chamber music partners of his generation. After traveling the world with ensembles like Tragicomedia, Cantus Cölln, the Freiburger Barockorchester, the Gesualdo Consort and Tafelmusik, he now focuses on his activities as Artistic Director of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra in Vancouver, and as music director of Les Voix Baroques, Le Nouvel Opéra and Tempo Rubato.

"Weimann plays with the utmost passion, vigour and virtuosity”

The Pacific Baroque Players is an ensemble consisting of members of the Vancouver's Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO), one of Canada’s most exciting and innovative ensembles. PBO brings the music of the past up to date by performing with cutting edge style and enthusiasm. The orchestra is an important part of Vancouver’s music scene with the ongoing support of Early Music Vancouver.

The Pacific Baroque Players: Chloe Myers & Linda Melsted, violins; Mieka Michaux, viola; Nathan Whitaker, cello; Natalie Mackie, violone; Soile Stratkauskas, flute

Presented in collaboration with Early Music Vancouver

Alexander Weimann
Photo credit: Jan Gates

Pacific Baroque Players
Photo credit: Jan Gates