February 3, 2024

MUSIQUE ROYALE Cookie Concerts present Sibylle Marquardt & Michel Cardin

Saturday, February 3 at 2 pm
Admission: $5 at the door, ages 4 and under free
Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince St, Lunenburg

Musique Royale is delighted to feature traverso flutist Sibylle Marquardt, and theorbist Michel Cardin at our upcoming Cookie Concert on Saturday February 3 at 2 pm. Moving from Germany, Sibylle has called Canada homesince 1997, and her traverso playing has an irrisistable presence within baroque chamber music settings for it’s delicacy and clarity. Sibylle is joined by Michel Cardin, an internationally lauded theorbo player who is based in Moncton, New Brunswick. Michel has a well known reputation within the baroque world for his treasured recordings made on the lute works by Silvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750).

Join Sibylle and Michel for an afternoon of music featuring French, German, and Scottish baroque works for traverso flute and theorbo. Hear works by family greats CPE & JS Bach, French court musician Robert de Visée, famous Scottish fiddler Niel Gow, and Italian-influenced Scottish composer and violinist William McGibbon.

Cookie Concerts are welcome to listeners of all ages, taking place the first Saturday of the month at 2 pm (running October – June), at the Lunenburg School of the Arts (6 Prince St). Children are invited to sit in the front at the concerts which are around an hour long, and followed by a sweet treat! Admission is $5 at the door, ages 4 and under are free.



Musique Royale is a province-wide music presenter in Nova Scotia. Since its founding in 1985, Musique Royale has brought world class music to venues of architectural and historic significance across the province. Hear symphony orchestras and chorus’ in beautiful churches and salon-style events, with children-friendly shows encompassing jazz, world, classical, and more. Also, from June to September our Summer Festival features early music in beautiful and historic venues across Nova Scotia. Whatever your appetite for music is, Musique Royale has something for everyone!

Musique Royale gratefully acknowledges the Federal Department of Canadian Heritage, Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, Arts Nova Scotia, Julia Smith – major season benefactor, Support4Culture, the Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation, the Lunenburg School of the Arts, Music Nova Scotia, anonymous contributors, corporate and individual sponsors, commied volunteers and all patrons for their kind and generous support of Musique Royale.

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