Consortium Aurora Borealis presents “Oboe Virtuosi at the German Courts”

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THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT – Consortium Aurora Borealis is celebrating the rich sound of three double-reed woodwind instruments performing together. The royal and ducal courts of 18th-century Germany were seats of rich musical culture; the concert connects us to celebrated oboists of that time and place. This programme of Baroque music with two oboes and bassoon returns Consortium to its historic roots. Works by Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann, Quantz, C.P.E. Bach, Heinichen, and Zelenka.

Colleen Kennedy and Gwen Buttemer, oboe; Harold Wevers, bassoon; with Marc Palmquist, cello and Elizabeth Ganiatsos, harpsichord.

Please note change of date.

Saturday, November 11, 2017, 8:00 p.m., St. Paul`s United Church,

349 Waverley Street, Thunder Bay.

Informative pre-concert talk at 7:30 p.m. by oboist Colleen Kennedy

The church is handicapped-accessible (elevator; door to right of front stairs)

Admission: $15 adults and seniors; $10 students, at the door.

Children under 12 free.  For more information please call 683-5673 or 577-4928.

Concert sponsor: Joanne Smith, broker: Century 21 Superior Realty (474-7355)

Consortium Aurora Borealis is generously supported by the Ontario Arts Council.


Submitted by Elizabeth Ganiatsos, Artistic Director, Consortium Aurora Borealis