Saturday Sept. 10, 2016 If Love’s a Sweet Passion with Nancy Argenta – Vocal and Instrumental music from the height of the English Baroque – Purcell, Handel and more, with one of the most distinguished Canadian sopranos.
Saturday Nov. 12, 2016 An Evening with Mr. Telemann From tales of travels to harmonious worship – Chamber music from duets to sextets to solo cantatas by one of the Great Masters.
Saturday Feb 25, 2017 Marvels and Genius Grand chamber music of the Classical era for strings, winds and fortepiano – Haydn, Mozart, and others, including an 18th-century transcription of Haydn’s “Miracle” Symphony.
Tuesday Apr. 11, 2017 Bach’s St John Passion with the St John’s Chamber Singers. One of the greatest stories ever told, in Bach’s transcendent setting.
Saturday May 27, 2017 Concerti con Molti Instrumenti with Steven Devine. A grand mixture of winds, brass and strings in works by Bach, Telemann and Handel – directed from the Harpsichord by British virtuoso Steven Devine.
All concerts 7:30pm at
The Church of St John the Divine 1611 Quadra
Listen: Georg Phillip Telemann: Concerto in D Arr. Pisendel, 3rd mvt from the Victoria Baroque Players Debut CD featuring Kati Debretzeni, violin and Andrew Clark, horn.