The Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO) is recognized as one of Canada’s most exciting and innovative ensembles performing “early music for modern ears”. PBO brings the music of the past up to date with cutting-edge style and enthusiasm. Formed in 1990, the orchestra quickly established itself as a force in Vancouver’s burgeoning music scene with the ongoing support of Early Music Vancouver. PBO regularly joins forces with internationally celebrated Canadian guest artists, providing performance opportunities for Canadian musicians while exposing West Coast audiences to a spectacular variety of talent. The Orchestra has toured BC, the northern United States, and across Canada as far as the East Coast. The musicians of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra have been at the heart of many large-scale productions by Early Music Vancouver in recent years, including numerous Vancouver Bach Festival performances led by Music Director Alexander Weimann.