2018-2019 Season

Enter the stillness of a Medieval Cloister, or don a mask and celebrate Carnevale in riotous, 17th c. Venetian style! Join Melos’ talented choir, soli, and virtuostic period instruments as we explore the breadth of beautiful music from the 12th – 18th centuries. 

Friday, October 12 2018, 7:30 p.m.
St. George’s Cathedral, Kingston

Da Vinci to Galileo – Italy’s Inquiring Minds and Inquisitions, 15th-17th centuries
Vocal and Instrumental Music of Palestrina, Vincenzo Galilei, and others. Inspired by the Pumphouse exhibit: Leonardo DaVinci: Relentless Curiosity.

Friday, December 14 2018, 7:30 p.m.
St. George’s Cathedral, Kingston

Noëls Anciens – French Christmas, 12th-18th centuries

France’s stunning advent and Christmas legacy:
13th c. chant; familiar noëls; music of Boismortier; Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit

Friday, March 1 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Italo-Canadian Club, 1174 Italia Lane, Kingston

Venetian Carnevale Fundraiser

Silent auction of talents and experiences. Fun, food, period music, theatre and dance.
Transportation available from downtown.

Saturday, May 11 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Isabel Bader Centre, 390 King St W, Kingston

Early Music and Dance, from the Middle East to France, 9th-19th c.
With guests Alpharabius, presenting music, dance and readings, from eastern and western traditions.
Includes traditional Middle Eastern belly dance; Baroque dance; Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes; traditional Arabic folk tunes, Eastern and Western chant.