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The Early Music Alberta 2019 festival presents Community ensembles on Sunday, May 5, 3 PM at First Presbyterian Church (10025 105 St)

Edmonton has a rich community of ensembles working on early music. Some play on historic instruments and set-ups, while others enjoy the endless choice of repertoire on modern instruments. Early Music Alberta is excited to provide a performance platform for these adult amateur musicians and aspiring music students who dedicate their time to playing and interpreting early music.

This concert will feature the following groups:
Dorothy Beyer, recorder and Judy Loewen, harpsichord
Baroque ’n’ Hearts
Divertimento Chamber Ensemble
Convivencia Canadá

Dorothy Beyer, recorders, Judy Loewen, harpsichord:
Giovanni Paolo Cima (1570-1630) – Sonata prima (1610)
Nicolas Chédeville (1705-1782) – Il pastor fido, op. 13, no. 6
Dario Castello (1602-1631) – Sonata seconda

Convivencia Canadá:
Kapsperger (1580-1651) – Avrilla Mia
Ortiz (1510-1570) – Recercada Primera
Praetorius (1571-1621) – La Bourée
Monteverdi (1567-1643) – Pur ti miro, from L’Incoronazione di Poppea

Divertimento Chamber Ensemble
GF Handel (1685-1759) – Concerto for Organ in d minor, HWV 309 – Adagio
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) – Concerto for Organ and Violin in d minor, RV 541 – Allegro
GP Telemann (1681-1767) – Concerto for Trumpet and Violin in D major, TWV 53:D5

Baroque ’n’ Hearts
Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758) – Sonata for Oboe, Recorder, Violin and Continuo, FaWV N:B1

Tickets available through the Ealry Music Alberta website