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The count down is on!

Lamèque, N. B., Tuesday, June 27, 2017: With six concerts, many special events and nearly 40 invited artists, the 42nd season of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival will take place in a month, from July 27 – 29, 2017.

Third edition of the Mathieu Duguay Early Music Competition

First round – recitals by the finalists, Thursday, July 27, 2:00 p.m., Notre-Dame-des-Flots Church, Lamèque.

Second round – concert by the three finalists, Friday, July 28, 7:30 p.m., Sainte-Cécile Church, Petite-Rivière-de-l'Île. Mission Saint-Charles Orchestra; Hank Knox, conductor.

Opening concert "Partons la mer est belle"

Thursday, July 27, 7:30 p.m., Sainte-Cécile Church, Petite-Rivière-de-l'Île
Pascale Beaudin, soprano; Ensemble Caprice; Matthias Maute, conductor.

Intimate concerts: a world of discoveries

Friday, July 28, 3:00 p.m., Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue Church, Miscou
"The enchanting viola d'amor", Jennifer Thiessen, viola d'amore and Mélisande McNabney, harpsichord

Saturday, July 29, 11:00 a.m., Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue Church, Miscou
Harpsichord recital "Scarlatti and friends", Hank Knox, harpsichord

Closing concert "Monteverdi's Vespers for the Blessed Virgin" (THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT!)

Saturday, July 29, 7:30 p.m., Sainte-Cécile Church, Petite-Rivière-de-l'Île
Ensemble Caprice, Mission Saint-Charles Choir, Mattias Maute, conductor
With eight invited soloists singers and over 40 artists on stage

For the third consecutive year, our closing concert is sold out more than a month before the performance. However, we have a few tickets available for seats with limited visibility. Details of the program are available on the Website at www.festivalbaroque.com and tickets are on sale.

2017 Visual signature - Luc A. Charette
A new Administrative Director appointed by the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathalie Stewart as the new Administrative Director of the event.