Musique Royale coming to Wolfville

Wendy Elliott
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The Bee Eaters 

Musique Royale will bring two concerts to Kings County this month.

The series begins its summer season with a concert on July 18, 7:30 p.m., at St. John's Church in Port Williams. La Tour Baroque Duo brings together Michel Cardin and Tim Blackmore, two outstanding early music performers. They combine their talents to present music from the 17th and 18th centuries for recorder, therbo and harpsichord.

Formed in 2009, La Tour Baroque Duo has performed widely in Canada, France and the USA. They have two CDs to their credit.

Tickets for this concert, at the door, are $20 general admission and students $10. For information please call 542-5300.

Musique Royale also presents The Bee Eaters on July 19, 8 p.m., at the Evergreen Theatre. An exploratory and versatile group, they weave a tapestry of sound all their own, drawing on roots in bluegrass, Celtic, jazz, and old-time traditions. The Bee Eaters feature Tristan Clarridge on cello, Tashina Clarridge on fiddle and Simon Chrisman on the hammer dulcimer. For more information, visit www.beeeaters.com or for tickets, contact the Evergreen at www.evergreentheatre.ca, (902) 825-6834 or at the door.

Then, on July 20 at 3 p.m., they will perform at St. John Anglican Church, Poplar Grove. Tickets are $20 for general and $10 for students. Children under 12 are free. Group rates may be available upon advance request.

Matthias Maute and Sophie Larivière will bring Ensemble Caprice to Wolfville July 31, 7:30 p.m., at the Manning Memorial Chapel in Wolfville. The group is renowned for its innovative interpretations of baroque music. For 20 years the ensemble has been highly acclaimed for their performances of early music.

Organizations: The Bee, St. John's Church in Port Williams, Evergreen Theatre Evergreen St. John Anglican Church

Geographic location: Wolfville, Kings, Canada France USA Poplar Grove

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