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THE FESTIVAL BEGINS IN TWO WEEKS

Lamèque, NB, Thursday, July 10, 2014:  The Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival will being in two weeks.  Three concerts will be presented from July 24 to July 26, 2014, at 8:00 p.m., at the Sainte-Cécile Church in Petite-Rivière-de-l’Île.  For information and tickets: www.festivalbaroque.com or 506-344-3261.

Our concerts

Thursday, July 24th: “The great masters”

Claire Guimond, flute
Chantal Rémillard, violin
Hank Knox, harpsichord
La Mission Saint-Charles Orchestra 

An exceptional program of orchestral music to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the death of Jean-Philippe Rameau, master of French baroque music.  The works will showcase the magnificent harpsichord of the Festival with Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 and Chromatic fantasia and fugue.

Friday, July 25th: "Bach'n Jazz”

Flûte Alors! (recorder quartet)

Vincent Lauzer
Marie-Laurence Primeau
Alexa Raine-Wright
Caroline Tremblay 

The concert program presents an intelligent combination of several masterworks by the great Bach and well-known jazz standards everyone will enjoy. The group will also present a few arrangements of their own.

Saturday, July 26th: “The voices of God”

Choir and Orchestra La Mission Saint-Charles
Florie Valiquette and Marie Magistry, sopranos
Josée Lalonde, alto
David Menzies, tenor
Normand Richard, bass
Mathieu Lussier, conductor 

A grand concert for choir, orchestra and soloists in a program featuring two of G. F. Handel’s choral masterworks: the brilliant Dixit Dominus, written as a tribute to Vivaldi’s music, and Let thy hand be strengthened, one of the Coronation Anthems.  Works by Handel, Vivaldi and Zelenka. 

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