Past Concerts


Sunday, October 29 2023 at 2:30 pm
From Folly to Sublime

Experience unexpected humour paired with music of otherworldly beauty. Music by Purcell, Schmelzer, Rameau, Vivaldi, Biber, and Telemann.

Sunday December 10 at 2:30 pm
Handel’s Messiah

Hallelujah! Celebrate the exuberance of the season with a full Baroque orchestra and two of Victoria’s premier chamber choirs.

Saturday, Friday, January 12 at 7:30 pm
Aisslinn Nosky plays Bach and Vivaldi

A riot of fiery energy and splendour, as the celebrated violinist Aisslinn Nosky leads Victoria Baroque in concerti by JS Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann, and Emily Doolittle.

Sunday May 5 at 8 pm
In the Trees

Award-winning poet Lorna Crozier joins Victoria Baroque for an awe-inspiring reflection on trees and forests, paired with photography by the Alliance of Ancient Forests. Music by Geminiani, Vivaldi, Rebel, and JS Bach.


Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Celebration of Women

Celebrate women in music with us in a concert featuring renowned Canadian early music soprano, Jane Long.

Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Transcending Encounters

The acclaimed Canadian violinist, Julia Wedman takes listeners on a riveting musical journey from depictions of soldiers on the battlefield to hauntingly beautiful instrumental suites and a recent work, "White Man's Cattle" by aboriginal composer, Cris Derksen.

Saturday, Friday, January 13, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Devine Bach

British harpsichordist Steven Devine directs Victoria Baroque in a programme of works by Johann Sebastian Bach and son, Carl Philipp Emmanuel.

Friday, April 21, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Handel Chandos Anthems

Experience ‘boundless realms of joy’ with two of Handel’s uplifting and exquisite Chandos Anthems


Friday, September 24 at 8 pm

Sunday, September 26 at 2 pm
Bach’s Tenor Arias

With Isaiah Bell (tenor), Soile Stratkauskas (flute), Chloe Kim (violin), Christina Mahler (cello), and David Stratkauskas (chamber organ and harpsichord).

Friday, November 19 at 5pm and 8pm
“Companions of the Baroque” - CD release concert!
with Chloe Meyers, violin & director

Victoria Baroque celebrates the release of its new CD with a joyful programme of Baroque orchestral gems by Vivaldi, Telemann, and Dall’Abaco, and more.

Saturday, February 26 at 8pm
In Memory of Jeanne Lamon

In person and online

An evening of music by JS Bach in memory of the legendary baroque violinist, Jeanne Lamon.

Saturday, April 23 at 8pm
Love, Music and Fantasy

The highly-accomplished Italian harpsichordist, Marco Vitale directs his Victoria Baroque debut.

Saturday, July 9 at 7pm
Sweden’s Secret

An evening of Baroque and Folk gems from Northern Lands.

Tuesday, July 19 at 7:30pm
Bach, Pachelbel, and Guardian Angels

Members of Victoria Baroque and Pacific Baroque Orchestra come together for an unforgettable evening of baroque music from around Europe.

Tuesday, August 16 at 7 pm
Wednesday, August 17 at 7 pm

Victoria Baroque Summer Garden Concert 2

A Summery Selection of Songs inspired by nature, love, Scottish tunes, and the divine.


Saturday October 17, 2020
3 pm and 6 pm
Récréation de Musique

Chamber music by Marais, Leclair, and Telemann featuring Soile Stratkauskas (flute), Jeanne Lamon (violin), Christina Mahler (cello) and Christina Hutten (harpsichord).
Friday November 6, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Saturday November 7th - 3 pm
Give Peace in our Time

A soulful selection of profound sacred motets in tune with the shadows of the troubling times, but still reflecting the radiance of optimism.
Thursday December 17, 2020 - 7:30 pm
A Live Stream Performance
Messiah Part 1 “Christmas"

A Baroque Christmas Celebration featuring the first part of Handel’s Messiah and the Hallelujah chorus.
Tuesday March 9, 2021, 7.30pm
Livestream performance
Grand Concerti Grossi

Victoria Baroque 10th Anniversary Celebration

Dazzling Baroque concerti for multiple instruments by Vivaldi, Telemann, and Dall'Abaco.
Friday April 9, 2021 7.30pm
Livestream performance
Messiah Parts 2 & 3 "Easter"

The second half of Handel's beloved Oratorio.
Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 3 pm and 5 pm
A Summer Baroque Garden Concert

Summery Chamber Music by Boismortier, Telemann, and Scottish composer James Oswald.


Friday, September 27 - 7:30 pm
Grand Orchestral Suites

The legendary Jeanne Lamon leads a selection of ravishing Orchestral Suites and Concerti Grossi celebrating the first-ever public concert series, Le Concert Spirituel, in Paris. Music by Telemann, Rebel, Geminiani, and Lalande
Sunday, November 24 - 7:30 pm
Glory in the Highest

Magnificent sacred works for soloists, choir, and orchestra with trumpet, winds, and strings. Bach’s Cantata BWV 147 including “Jesu, joy of man’s desiring”, and an exquisite gem from Bach’s library, Lotti’s Missa Sapientiae.
Friday, January 10 - 7:30 pm Victoria
Saturday, January 11 - 7:30 pm Nanaimo
Sunday, Janury 12 - 2 pm Mill Bay
Forces of Nature

A Tour-de-Force through the transformations of Nature, led by the dynamic Kati Debretzeni. Vivaldi’s celebrated Four Seasons paired with Rebel’s eccentric orchestral suite about the creation of the Earth, Les élémens.


Friday, September 14 - 7:30 pm
Bach and Beyond

The outstanding violinist sisters Chloe and Christi Meyers. Playing on 18th-century instruments, the Victoria Baroque brings audiences closer to the vibrant sound world of the Baroque period.
Friday, November 2 - 7:30 pm
Bach in Recital

Soile Stratkauskas, flute; Christopher Bagan, harpsichord
An intimate recital of sonatas by Bach and his contemporaries, with one of Toronto’s most sought-after harpsichordists.
Friday, January 11 - 7:30 pm Victoria
Saturday, January 12 - 7:30 pm Nanaimo
Joy, Passion, Metamorphosis

Steven Devine, director and harpsichord (UK)
The highly acclaimed Steven Devine returns to direct Victoria Baroque
in Handel’s dramatic cantata ‘Apollo e Daphne’ and Concerti Grossi.
Sunday, April 7 - 7:30 pm
Music of the Heart and Soul

with St John's Chamber Singers
Transcendent sacred music from Lubeck and Leipzig by Schelle, Kuhnau, Bach and Buxtehude.
Friday, May 17 - 7:30 pm
Mozart for May

Andrew Clark, horn
A celebration of chamber works of the Classical Era, including Mozart’s Legendary Horn Quintet
A Special Event
Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 8 pm
Victoria Baroque Players:
A Festive Baroque Christmas

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
680 Courtney Street, Victoria
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September 9, 2017The Art and Craft of the Sonata
November 12, 2017Death and Transcendence
January 12, 2018 - Victoria
January 13, 2018 - Duncan
January 14, 2018 - Salt Spring Island
Applausi Festivi with Kati Debretzeni leader/violin
March 28, 2018Music For Passion Tide
May 18, 2018 - Victoria
May 19, 2018 - Duncan
Trumpets Shall Sound with Simon Munday, trumpet (UK)