|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
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
British harpsichordist Steven Devine directs Victoria Baroque in a programme of works by Johann Sebastian Bach and son, Carl Philipp Emmanuel.
|Friday, September 24 at 8 pm
Sunday, September 26 at 2 pm
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
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
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
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
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
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
|Applausi Festivi 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)|