Early Music Alberta was founded in 2010 by a group of early music enthusiasts in Edmonton under the direction of baroque cellist and viola da gambist Josephine van Lier.
All of their concerts and events are performed on instruments and equipment such as strings, reeds, etc as they were used at the time the pieces were written. Their performances are based on extensive research into the background and context of the time and place. The musicians have researched the original manuscripts of the pieces they play, and base the performance interpretation on the available treatises and correspondence of the time.
Their concerts are more than “just-a-concert”; they are an event. The concerts are intimate, professional, and accessible to everyone.