Early Music Festival 2021

SJAC is excited to once again play host to the Saint John Early Music Festival, coming June 5 & 6, 2021, with the theme this year of ‘Bachs: The Next Generation’. ‘Tickets’ (no paper tickets issued) are available now online via SJAC’s website (click on links below) or at the front desk – check out the impressive lineup for this year’s festival:


Please Note: Due to COVID-19 Guidelines seating is limited. All seats must be reserved in advance and masks are mandatory. Programs will be presented without intermission.


Saturday, June 5, 2021 •  2 – 3 pm • Ensemble 18c. (Period Instruments)

Tim Blackmore, recorder; Katherine Moller, baroque violin; Robert Lewis, baroque bassoon

Duos and trios by Wilhelm Friedemann, Johann Christian, Carl Philipp Emanuel & Johann Christoph Friederich Bach.

Program:

Trio HW VII No.1…………………………….Johann Christoph Friederich Bach (1732-1795)

Duetto H.598…………………………………Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

Trio in C Major………………………………..Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)

Duet F.61……………………………………..Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710-1784)

Trio H.508…………………………………….Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

Tickets: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors & $5 Students.

• $15 Adults – June 5, 2pm – click here

• $10 Seniors – June 5, 2pm – click here

• $5 Students – June 5, 2pm – click here


Saturday, June 5, 2021 • 7 pm • Esterháza Duo with Emily Kennedy (Modern Instruments)

Tim Blackmore, square piano; Timi Levy, violin; Emily Kennedy, violoncello

Sonatas and trios by Carl Philipp Emanuel, Johann Christian & Johann Christoph Friederich Bach.

Program:

Cello Sonata HW X No.4…………………….Johann Christoph Friederich Bach (1732-1795)

Trio Op.15 No.1……………………………….Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)

Violin Sonata H.514………………………….Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

Trio HW VII No.4……………………………..Johann Christoph Friederich Bach (1732-1795)

• $25 Adults – June 5, 7pm – click here

• $20 Seniors – June 5, 7pm – click here

• $10 Students – June 5, 7pm – click here


Sunday, June 6, 2021 • 2 – 3 pm • La Tour Baroque Duo (Period Instruments)

Tim Blackmore, recorder & harpsichord; Michel Cardin, theorbo

Flute sonatas by Johann Sebastian, Carl Philipp Emanuel & Wilhelm Friedemann Bach and a harpsichord sonata by Johann Christian Bach. 

Program:

Flute Sonata BWV 1033………………………..Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Flute Sonata H.550……………………………..Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

Harpsichord Sonata Op.17 No.5………………Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)

Flute Sonata BR WFB 17……………………….Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710-1784)

• $15 Adults – June 6, 2pm – click here

• $10 Seniors – June 6, 2pm – click here

• $5 Students – June 6, 2pm – click here


Sunday, June 6, 2021 • 7 pm • Carleton Chamber Players (Modern Instruments)

Danielle Sametz & Danielle Girard, violins; Stephen Mott, viola; Daniel Britt, violoncello with Tim Blackmore, square piano

Piano Quartets & quintets by Johann Christian & Carl Philipp Rmanuel Bach and a piano concerto by Johann Christoph Friederich Bach.

Program:

Quintet Op.22 No.2………………………….Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)

Quartet H.537………………………………..Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)

Quartet WB 66……………………………….Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)

Piano Concerto BR C30……………………..Johann Christoph Friederich Bach (1732-1795)

• $25 Adults – June 6, 7pm – click here

• $20 Seniors – June 6, 7pm – click here

• $10 Students – June 6, 7pm – click here