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2018


June 23
Church of St. John the Evangelist, Montreal QC
FAREWELL TO MUSIC
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin
Music of Oswald, Geminiani, Matteis and their contemporaries.
Presented by the Montreal Baroque Festival

March 4
Peter B. Yeomans Cultural Centre, Dorval QC
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Instrumental music from Celtic countries
Presented by Divertissimo

January 21
Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin
Instrumental music from Celtic countries
Presented by La maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce


2017


September 3
Mont-Tremblant QC
UP IN THE MORNING EARLY
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Instrumental music from Celtic countries
Presented by La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant


2016


Three performances in Mexico:
November 19, La Catedral de Tepic
November 20, La Plaza Principal del Municipio de Acoponeta
November 22, La Explanada de la Universidad Autonoma de Nayarit
UP IN THE MORNING EARLY
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; MARIE-MICHEL BEAUPARLANT, Baroque cello; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin
Presented by the Festival Cultural Amado Nervo

September 25
Stewart Hall, Pointe-Claire QC
LA DIVINA CIACONNA
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp
Presented by the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre

July 17
Place d’Armes, Montréal QC
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin
Presented by The Music Zone

June 25 and 26
LA CIGALE AT THE MONTREAL BAROQUE FESTIVAL
Phillips Square, Montreal QC
June 25
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
June 26
MADELEINE OWEN, Baroque guitar and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp
Presented by the Montreal Baroque Festival

April 10
Place des Citoyens, Sainte-Adèle QC
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Presented by La Ville de Sainte-Adèle

April 3
Café-théâtre Les Beaux Instants, Sorel-Tracy QC
FOLIES BAROQUES
MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp
Presented by Les p’tits dimanches ensoleillés

February 14
Église Saint-René-Goupil, Montréal QC
LAISSER DURER LA NUIT : airs de cour and instrumental pieces of the French Baroque
GHISLAINE DESCHAMBAULT, voice; MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo and lute; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Includes works by Marais, Forqueray, de Visée, Le Camus, Lambert
Presented by the Maison de la Culture de Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension

January 10
La Belle Chapelle, Sherbrooke QC
LA DIVINA CIACONNA
MADELEINE OWEN, guitar and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp
Presented by La Belle Chapelle


2015


November 22
Trinity United Church, Huntsville ON
TIORBA OBBLIGATA
MADELEINE OWEN, guitar and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Presented by the Concert Association of Huntsville

November 1
St. James Church, Hudson QC
LA CIGALE ET LE ROI SOLEIL
MADELEINE OWEN, guitar and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Presented by the Hudson Chamber Music Series

Three performances in Mexico:
October 21, Teatro Angela Peralta, Mazatlán
October 22, Teatro Pablo de Villavicencio, Culiacán
October 23, Teatro del IMSS, Los Mochis
TIORBA OBBLIGATA
MADELEINE OWEN, guitar and theorbo; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin; SARA LACKIE,
Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Presented by El Festival Cultural Sinaloa

August 23
Toronto Music Garden, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto ON
UN BRIN DE FANTAISIE: ITALIAN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC OF THE EARLY BAROQUE
MADELEINE OWEN, guitar and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Presented by Summer Music in the Garden.

July 26
Parc historique De La Broquerie, Boucherville, QC
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
GHISLAINE DESCHAMBAULT, voice; PASCAL-FRÉDÉRIC ST-YVES, flutes; MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp
Presented by Rendez-vous champêtres Desjardins 2015.

April 24
Ranchito del Rey y Maria Madre, Saltillo, Mexico
TIORBA OBBLIGATA
MADELEINE OWEN, guitar and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; MARIE-LAURENCE PRIMEAU, viola da gamba
Presented by Festival Agapé Mexico

March 15
Chalet Delpha-Sauvé, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield QC
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Presented by Classival

February 15
Église de la Visitation, Montreal QC
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Presented by the Maison de la culture Ahuntsic-Cartierville.


2014


December 11
Church of the Epiphany, Verdun QC
THE SEVEN JOYS OF MARY: CELTIC AND ENGLISH AIRS
FOR THE HOLIDAYS

DAVID MENZIES, tenor; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin; MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Ensemble La Cigale has collected some of the most beautiful songs of the rich English and Celtic carol repertoire to offer a warm program for the holidays. As well as carols both poignant and joyful, the group performs their arrangements of Irish folksongs, traditional instrumental pieces and works by the Irish harpist, Turlough O’Carolan.

October 9
Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montréal QC
TIORBA OBBLIGATA
MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo and Baroque guitar; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Italian music of the 17th century by Kapsberger, Pittoni-Ferrarese, Piccinini, Frescobaldi, Mealli and others.

September 25
Auditorium Le Prévost, Montreal QC
EN ROUTE VERS LES PAYS CELTIQUES
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba

May 29
Church of the Epiphany, Verdun QC
LA CIGALE EN CONCERTO
LA CIGALE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA; MADELEINE OWEN, direction, lutes; SARA LACKIE, harp; SAM MAGDI, mandolin; KARIM NASR, oboe
The La Cigale Baroque Orchestra reunites to celebrate spring with a joyful programme of virtuosic concertos. Includes favourite works by Handel, Vivaldi and Corelli.

March 27
Church of the Epiphany, Verdun QC
BLOOD, TOIL, TEARS AND SWEAT
JEAN-FRANÇOIS DAIGNAULT, voice; MADELEINE OWEN, lutes, guitar; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Our bodies are the vessels of our passions. A concert of English music celebrating the body as the expression of the soul’s strongest feeling: its suffering, longing, rapture and delight. Works by Dowland, Hume, Lennon-McCartney and Sting.

March 16
Bibliothèque Adélard-Berger, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu QC
MADELEINE OWEN IN CONCERT
MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo and baroque guitar
Works by De Visée, Piccinini, Kapsberger, Sanz, Murcias

January 30
Church of the Epiphany, Verdun QC
LA DIVINA CIACONNA
MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo, guitar; SARA LACKIE, harp
The ciaconna unrolls like a multi-coloured ball of silk thread through countless variations. A concert showcasing plucked strings as they weave together the threads of ciaconnas and other pieces by Italian and Spanish composers into a shimmering tapestry of sound. Works by Kapsberger, Piccinini, Castaldi, Frescobaldi, Froberger and Cabezón.

January 5
L’Église Saint-Elzéar, Laval QC
PASSIONS BAROQUES : CHANSONS DU 17E SIÈCLE
ENTRE FRANCE, ESPAGNE ET ITALIE

ANNE-MARIE BEAUDETTE, soprano; MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo and baroque guitar; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Music by Moulinié, Lambert, Charpentier, Strozzi, Monteverdi


2013


May 26
Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal QC
UN JARDIN MUSICAL
MADELEINE OWEN, artistic director and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; VINCENT LAUZER, recorders; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba; SAM MAGDI, baroque mandolin; the Ensemble La Cigale Baroque Orchestra; the Projet Choral (MARTIN FILLION, director); Members of the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal
A first CD is something to celebrate! Madeleine Owen and Ensemble La Cigale welcome their singer and musician friends to present a grand concert to launch their first CD, Tiorba Obbligata.


2012


December 16
Salle Montaigne du CEGEP de Limoilou, Campus Charlesbourg, Québec QC
THE SEVEN JOYS OF MARY: CELTIC AND ENGLISH AIRS
FOR THE HOLIDAYS

DAVID MENZIES, tenor; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin; MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Ensemble La Cigale has collected some of the most beautiful songs of the rich English and Celtic carol repertoire to offer a warm program for the holidays. As well as carols both poignant and joyful, the group performs their arrangements of Irish folksongs, traditional instrumental pieces and works by the Irish harpist, Turlough O’Carolan.
Presented by the series De concert avec l’histoire

December 2
Au Fourquet Fourchette, Chambly QC
THE SEVEN JOYS OF MARY: CELTIC AND ENGLISH AIRS
FOR THE HOLIDAYS

DAVID MENZIES, tenor; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin; MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp
Ensemble La Cigale has collected some of the most beautiful songs of the rich English and Celtic carol repertoire to offer a warm program for the holidays. As well as carols both poignant and joyful, the group performs their arrangements of Irish folksongs, traditional instrumental pieces and works by the Irish harpist, Turlough O’Carolan.
Presented by Caffé Musica

April 1
Maison Lachaîne, Ste-Thérèse-de-Blainville QC
LAISSER DURER LA NUIT: FRENCH MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE
MARIE MAGISTRY, soprano; MADELEINE OWEN, lute and theorbo; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Works by Marin Maris, Nicolas Vallet, Sébastien Le Camus, Michel Lambert, Louis-Nicolas de Clérambault, and Robert de Visée


2011


November 6
Café-Théâtre Les Beaux Instants, Sorel-Tracy QC
MADELEINE OWEN, lute and Baroque guitar
Works by Dowland, Vallet, Murcia and others

October 16
Saint-Lazare Community Centre, Saint-Lazare QC
THE BONNIEST LASS IN ALL THE WORLD: CELTIC MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE
DAVID MENZIES, tenor; SARI TSUJI, Baroque violin; MADELEINE OWEN, lutes; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp

September 27
Maison de l’Arbre du Jardin Botanique de Montréal
ELIN SODERSTROM, viol; MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo and Baroque guitar
French music of the Baroque
Presented by the festival Orgue et Couleurs


2010


December 19
Vanier Cultural Centre, Châteauguay QC
THE BONNIEST LASS IN A’ THE WORLD: CELTIC AND ENGLISH MUSIC OF THE BAROQUE
MARIE MAGISTRY, soprano; ELLIE NIMEROSKI, Baroque violin; MADELEINE OWEN, lutes; SARA LACKIE, Baroque harp; JOHANNE GAUTHIER, viola da gamba

December 12
Théâtre Mirella et Lino Saputo, Centre Leonardo da Vinci, Saint-Léonard QC
CONCERT DE NOËL POUR LE CHÂTEAU (MUSÉE DU CHÂTEAU DUFRESNE): THE PROJET CHORAL CHOIR WITH THE LA CIGALE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA
Christmas carols by Quebec composers from the early 20th century and Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit

November 11
Musée de la Civilisation, Québec QC
LE VOYAGEUR DANS LE NOUVEAU MONDE OU LE MONDE VRAI: UNE PROMENADE EN MUSIQUE DANS LES ÉTATS DE EMPIRE DU DÉSENCHANTEMENT (LECTURE-CONCERT)
AURÉLIE ZYGEL-BASSO, recitation; MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo; ELIN SODERSTROM, viola da gamba
Readings from Marivaux and La Cabinet du Philosophe; works by Marais, Couperin and de Visée

September 30
Chapelle du Musée de l’Amérique française, Québec QC
LES SONGES AGRÉABLES: DE LA CONVERSATION AU CONSERVATOIRE. SCÉNOGRAPHIES DES GENRES MINEURS (1680–1780).
MARIE MAGISTRY, soprano; MADELEINE OWEN, theorbo; SYLVAIN BERGERON, lute
French music of the 17th and 18th centuries : airs de cours, vaudevilles, instrumental works

September 26
Rigaud QC
Festival de la Marche

August 1
Parc des Ateliers, Chambly, QC
La Cigale en duo intime; works of the 16th-18th centuries
Presented by Caffé Musica

May 30
La maison-Mère des Sœurs de la Providence, Montréal QC
Benefit concert with Projet Choral and La Cigale: French motets of the 17th century


2009


June 7
Église de l’Immaculée Conception, Montréal QC
VIVALDI POUR DONNER AUX PLUS DÉMUNIS
Sacred music for double choir with the La Cigale Baroque Orchestra

May 31
Hemmingford Church, Hemmingford QC
VIVALDI POUR DONNER AUX PLUS DÉMUNIS
Sacred music for double choir with the La Cigale Baroque Orchestra

May 30
Chapelle St-Louis, Montréal QC
LES SOUHAITS RIDICULES: UN CONCERT-LECTURE DES TROIS CONTES EN VERS DE CHARLES PERRAULT

February 7
Église Memorial, Rosemère QC
UN BRIN DE FANTAISIE: ITALIAN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC OF THE EARLY BAROQUE

January 31
Chapelle St-Louis, Montréal QC
UN BRIN DE FANTAISIE: ITALIAN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC OF THE EARLY BAROQUE


2008


November 29
Chapelle St-Louis, Montréal QC
VIVALDI DANS TOUT SES ÉTATS
In collaboration with ensemble Notturna

November 8
Église Memorial, Rosemère QC
ROCKY ROAD TO DUBLIN

June 23
PLANXTY CAROLAN
Presented by the Montreal Baroque Festival

May 8
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa ON
EXHIBITION LAUNCH: “JAMESTOWN, QUEBEC, SANTA FE: THREE NORTH AMERICAN BEGINNINGS”

March 15
Chapelle St-Louis, Montreal QC
THE BONNIEST LASS IN THE WORLD


2007


October 14
Ste-Anne de Bellevue, QC