Tempest Baroque Ensemble

Tempest is Halifax's innovative Baroque music ensemble on period instruments led by internationally acclaimed violinist David Greenberg. Other members of the group include Symphony Nova Scotia musicians Kirsty Money (vln/vla), Karen Langille (vln), Celeste Jankowski (vln/vla), Hilary Brown (cello), and Max Kasper (double bass).

Since its creation in January 2001, Tempest has presented numerous concerts and has recorded for CBC radio and television. Tempest has collaborated with artists such as Chris Norman (flute, director of The Chris Norman Ensemble, and the Boxwood Festival, Lunenburg), Francis Colpron (recorder, director of Les Boréades, Montreal), David McGuinness (keyboards, director of Concerto Caledonia, Glasgow), Matthew Wadworth (lute, Montreal), as well as Nova Scotia's own Scott Macmillan (guitar). Tempest has been the orchestra-in-residence at the Boxwood Festival since 2006.