|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
Ticket info: www.earlymusicsocietyoftheislands.ca/
|September 9, 2017||The Art and Craft of the Sonata|
|November 12, 2017||Death and Transcendence|
|January 12, 2018 - Victoria|
January 13, 2018 - Duncan
January 14, 2018 - Salt Spring Island
|Death and Transcendence with Kati Debretzeni leader/violin|
|March 28, 2018||Music For Passion Tide|
|May 18, 2018 - Victoria|
May 19, 2018 - Duncan
|Trumpets Shall Sound with Simon Munday, trumpet (UK)|