Known for its extensive national and international touring, 20+ albums and 100+ videos, two times JUNO Award winning Ensemble Caprice was founded by acclaimed conductor, composer and recorder soloist Matthias Maute and has become known for its innovative and adventuresome approach to baroque, classical and contemporary musical repertoire.
In addition to its series of concerts in Montreal, the group tours extensively, in Canada, the USA, Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, including multiple tours to China. Duringg the the two pre-pandemic years, Ensemble Caprice has given over 100 concerts on 4 continents.
The New York Times published a lengthy article hailing the musicians' innovative and refreshing approach, praising them as "imaginative, even powerful; and the playing is top-flight".
The ensemble has been invited to perform in prestigious festivals, including the Lufthansa Festival in London, festivals in Bruges (Belgium) and Utrecht (Netherlands), the Felicia Blumental International Festival in Tel Aviv, and, in Germany, the Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci, the Regensburg Early Music Festival, the Festival Hãndel-Festspiele in Halle and the Stockstadt Festival.