Past Concerts 2018-19 Season – January 11, 2019

Joy, Passion, Metamorphosis

Victoria – Friday, January 11 – 7:30 pm
Church of St John the Divine, 1611 Quadra Street

Nanaimo – Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 pm
St Andrew’s United Church, 311 Fitzwilliam Street

Salt Spring Island – January 13 at 2:30 pm
100 Jackson Avenue, Salt Spring Island

With Steven Devine, director and harpsichord (UK)
Kate Semmens, soprano; Nathan McDonald, baritone

The highly acclaimed British harpsichordist, Steven Devine returns to direct Victoria Baroque in Handel’s dramatic cantata Apollo e Daphne and joyful Concerti Grossi.

“meticulous technique and thoughtful musicianship” (Gramophone)

George Frideric Handel:
Concerto Grosso in B flat Op. 3 No. 1
Aria “Sweet Bird” from L’Allegro il Penseroso
Orchestral Suite from The Alchemist
Cantata L’Apollo e Daphne


Steven Devine, harpsichord/director

Kate Semmens, soprano
Nathan McDonald, baritone

Christi Meyers, violin
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin
Kathryn Wiebe, violin
Mieka Michaux, viola
Paul Luchkow, viola
Martin Bonham, cello
Natalie Mackie, violone
Katrina Russell, bassoon
Joanna Hood, viola
Soile Stratkauskas, flute
Curtis Foster, oboe
Marea Chernoff, oboe