Our highly-popular summer garden concerts are back, offering three uplifting programmes of summery baroque music in three beautiful private gardens.
Saturday June 17 – 6:30 pm at a private garden in Saanich
This garden concert will showcase a selection of varied 18th century repertoire written for assorted combinations of string and wind instruments. A mix of dances, outdoor music and more intimate pieces by Handel, Telemann, Chedeville le Cadet, Corrette, and Stölzel.
Paul Luchkow: Violin; Andrew Clark: Horn; Marea Chernoff: Oboe and Recorder; Katrina Russell: Bassoon
Register now to reserve your spot
Saturday July 8 – 4 pm at a private garden in Oak Bay
Join us for a joyous and sensuous selection of solo and chamber music, including music by Corelli, Boismortier, Oswald, and JS Bach, and imitations of cats, frogs, chickens and roosters in Biber’s humorous Sonata Representativa.
Soile Stratkauskas, flute; Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith violin; Christina Hutten, harpsichord
SONGS FOR PLEASURE GARDENS
Saturday August 26th 4 pm at a private garden in Saanich
Toronto-based soprano Rebecca Genge returns to perform with Victoria Baroque in a scrumptious selection of summery music, including English and French song, folk song arrangements, and an aria from Bach’s Coffee Cantata, paired with instrumental numbers.
Rebecca Genge, soprano; Soile Stratkauskas, flute; Christina Hutten, harpsichord
Registration opens on August 5
Registration and Venue Information:
All Concerts are by donation – Proceeds support our local musicians!
You can donate online via Canadahelps, or by cash, card, or cheque upon entry. Tax receipts will be issued for all Canadahelps donations, and cheque donations over $25.
Exact location will be revealed upon registration. Parking will be available and all locations are wheel-chair accessible.
If able and convenient, patrons are asked to bring their own lawn chair. Some seating will be available.
Spots are limited – early registration is recommended!
In the unlikely event of poor weather, events may be postponed or cancelled.
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