"With a pure, clear voice, MacIsaac sang with simplicity and great artistry. Her voice soared in the high register, filling the hall."

-Victoria Times Colonist


Selected Engagements and Repertoire

Elizabeth MacIsaac has maintained a distinguished and active performing schedule in addition to her teaching career. Some highlights are listed below:


Fundraiser for Summer Music Academy Feb 11, 2010 Victoria AG Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
Six Mixed, Feb 2, 2010 Metro Theatre, Victoria TRIpod Collective: Modern Dance with Acoustic music of modern composers
St Michael’s Presents: New Millenium, New Music. Works of the 21st Century Jan 24, 2010 Chemainus
St Michael’s Presents: An Evening in Vienna, Nov 22, 2009 Continuum Consort, Chemainus, BC
Concert tour of France: “Music of Piety and Pleasure”, Duo Laude performs medieval music for vielle and voice in Paris, Nice, Vence and Peyresq June 2009
Six Mixed: Sept 20, 2009 Continuum Consort performs with TRIpod at Artspring, Saltspring Island
BOUNCE! TRIpod Production June 7 2009 Victoria Event Centre
Bliss and Betrayal in the Court of Love, Continuum Consort, Victoria Conservatory concert
Evening in Vienna, Nov 16, 2008 Continuum Consort, Victoria Conservatory concert
Song For the Breeze Before Dawn, May 25, 2008 Continuum Consort, Victoria Conservatory of Music
Music Of the Renaissance, Oct. 24, 2008 Workshop Leader and Performer, St Peters Church, Duncan BC
Music From Then and Now, June 29, 2008, Penfold Farm, Duncan BC
Summer Baroque, June 21, University of Victoria, Victoria BC
Pender Island Choral Society (Dec 2006)
Jubilate Choir, Duncan BC (May 2005)
· Mozart Missa Brevis K. 259
Capriccio Vocal Ensemble (Dec. 2004)
· J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio
Whitehorse Community Choir (Dec. 2004)
· Handel Messiah
St. Cecilia Orchestra,
Sidney Concert Series, Sidney BC (Feb. 2003)
· Vivaldi Magnificat, directed by Stephen Brown
Palm Court Orchestra, Duncan and Victoria BC
(May 18 and 25, 2003)
· The Tea Party, directed Charles Job
Victoria Symphony Orchestra Victoria, BC
· Handel Messiah (Dec. 2001, 2003)
· J.S. Bach Mass in b minor (June 16, 2001)
· J.S. Bach Magnificat (Feb. 1990)
St. Cecilia Orchestra,
Sidney Concert Series, Sidney BC (Dec. 2001)
· Bach Magnificat, directed Elizabeth Brown
Victoria Shakespeare Festival (Aug. 2000)
· The Eve of St. Marks, an Elizabethan masque, female lead
St Matthew's Orchestra and Choirs
Ottawa, Ontario (Nov. 1996)
· Mozart Requiem
Pacific Baroque Orchestra Vancouver, BC (Dec. 1992)
· Charpentier Messe pour Noel
· CBC Radio broadcast
Portland Baroque Orchestra with Capriccio Vocal Ensemble Victoria, BC (Dec 1989)
· Handel Messiah
· Handel Dixit Dominus (released on CD by CVE Feb 1993)


Northwest Guitar Festival, Victoria BC, April 9, 2009. Continuum Consort performs modern works for flute, voice and guitar Summer Concert Tour, June-July 2010: Duo Laude returns to France with a programme of Medieval Repertoire (Peyresq, Vence, Nice, Paris) Dates TBA

Equinox: Spring concert of Ensemble Laude March 27, 2010 7:30 pm at St Matthias Church, Victoria BC Viriditas: April 25th 2010 , 3 pm Gala concert of Ensemble Laude at St Andrew�s Presyterian Church, Victoria BC

Viriditas: May 5 2010 3 pm Gala Mother�s Day concert of Ensemble Laude at Providence Farm , 1843 Tzouhalem Road Duncan BC
Viriditas: May 30, 2010, 2 pm "St. Michael's Presents": Ensemble Laude at St. Michael and All Angels, Chemainus, B.C.
Ensemble Laude, Victoria BC (Directed, Elizabeth MacIsaac, CD released Dec 2001)...Ongoing:see Ensemble Laude page on this site
· Victoria's premier Medieval Ensemble, for Women, with Instrumental Ensemble
Continuum Consort, Victoria, BC...Ongoing:see Continuum Consort page on this site
· With Doug Hensley, this duo has mounted several interesting projects, including a tour in connection with the Leonardo exhibit in 2000
Burney Ensemble, Vancouver, BC (Feb. and Aug. 2005)
· Le Rossignol en amour, French Baroque repertoire
Little Schoolhouse Chamber Music Series, Qualicum BC
·with Penny Clarke, harpsichord and Pat Unruh, viol( Feb 2006)
· with Sharon Stanis, violin, and Bruce Vogt, piano (Nov. 2004)
· with Douglas Hensley, lute (October 14, 2001)
Music of Delos , Victoria BC (August 18, 2004)
· A programme of world premiers by Korean Composers Hyo-shin Na, Nye Rie Han and others
Cherry Point Vineyards Summer Chamber Series,
Cowichan BC (August 2004)
· with Pierre Cayer, oboe, Laura Backstrom cello, Doug Hensley guitar and lutes
Voces Intimae Concerts, Victoria BC (June 2006, June and August 2004)
·The Power of Love: the music of Percy Grainger
· From the Fields and Green Mountains: music of Des Pres and Monteverdi, director Tony Booker
Eine Kleine Summer Music, Victoria BC (August 2003)
· With Louis Ranger, trumpet, Francis Perriam piano, Doug Hensley, guitar
We Are ALL One Family, Victoria BC (June 20, 2003)
· Benefit Concert for the Children of Iraq (May 29, 2003)
Pause of the Clock, Victoria BC
· Contemporary Canadian works, including the premiere of The Quotidian Shoe by John Abram
The Spirit of Song,
Saltspring Island BC (April 19 and 20, 2003)
· Victoria's Ensemble Laude, Saltspring's Cantus singers and Cantiga medieval ensemble
Victoria Conservatory of Music, SPECTRUM Faculty Chamber Music Series
·Celebrate! (May 2006)
· Courtly Songs and Dances (Jan. 2003)
· Music for a Masque (March 2000)
· Amour et Chocolat (March 2001)
National Museum of Wales,
Cardiff, Wales (Summer 2001, 2002)
· Baroque concerts with David Ponsford, organ
Ystym Colwyn Hall, Meifod, Powys
· Sound the Trumpet, Baroque concert with David Ponsford (part of Welsh tour)(July 21,2001)
University of Victoria,
Medieval Studies Workshop(Feb. 2001)
· Directed and performed with members of Ensemble Laude
The French Noel, CBC Broadcast, Vancouver (Dec. 2000)
· With Vancouver's Burney Ensemble
Symphony Summer Chamber Music Festival,
Victoria, BC (Aug. 2000)
· Michael Gormley, harpsichord, Nancy di Novo, violin, Martin Bonham, Cello, Doug Hensley, lute
Symphony Summer Chamber Music Festival,
Victoria BC (Aug 2001)
· Kazue Kazahaya Seki, Viola da gamba, Martha Brickman, Harpsichord
Cardiff Conference on Music in 18th Century Italy,
Wales (July 1998)
· Michaela (violin) and Sebastian Comberti (cello),David Ponsford (harpsichord)
The Cathedral Summer Music Festival,
Vancouver BC (July 1997)
· with Karen Mang, soprano ,Penny Clarke, harpsichord, Pat Unruh, viola da gamba
Ryerson United Summer Music Series ,
Vancouver, BC (July 20, 1998)
· with Karen Mang, soprano, Pat Unruh, viola da gamba, Nicholas Fairbank, organ
Music Francaise pour Trois Siecles,
Victoria, BC (June 1997)
· Nicolas Fairbank, harpsichord, Lana-Rae Betts, flutes
Hornby Music Festival , Hornby Island BC (Aug. 1996)
· Well-Tempered Baroque Ensemble concert and tour
''Chants sacrees et profanes'', Paris, France (March 1996)
· Ministry of Culture, France, sponsored chamber concert for Les Ateliers Upic, Paris, France
Boisgrelot Recitals, Paris, France (March 1995)
· With Nicholas Fairbank, piano
Concert, Eglise Saint-Jacques du haut-Pas,
Paris, France (September 1995)
· with Laurent Boy, luth
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France (December 3, 1995)
· with Nicolas Fairbank, piano
Eglise de la Trinite, Paris, France (March 1995)
· with Colleen Lawe, flute, Nicholas Fairbank, organ, sacred Baroque cantatas
A Musician's Tour of 18th Century Ireland,
Dublin, Ireland (July 1994)
· Dublin, Ireland . Sponsored by the Order of Passionist Monks, Ireland
Victoria Civic Orchestra, Victoria BC (March 1982)
· Piano soloist, Beethoven's Concerto No. 2