Past Concerts 2019-20 Season January 10, 2020

Forces of Nature

With Kati Debretzeni, Violin (UK)

Victoria – Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm – St John the Divine, 1611 Quadra Street

Nanaimo – Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm – St Andrew’s United, 311 Fitzwilliam Street

Mill Bay – Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 2 pm – T. Gil Bunch Centre for Performing Arts, Brentwood College School, 2735 Mt Baker Road

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.

Here is our January guest soloist, Kati Debretzeni with the Arte dei Suonatori playing the first movment from Vivaldi’s Winter


Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741) – The Four Seasons
Spring, Violin Concerto in E major Op. 8 no. 1
Allegro • Largo • Allegro ‘Danza pastorale’
Jean-Féry Rebel (1666–1747) – Cahos et Les élémens
Le Chaos • Loure • Chaconne • Ramage • Rossignols •
Rondeau ‘Air pour l’Amour’ • Caprice • Sicilienne • Tambourins I & II


Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741) – The Four Seasons
Summer, Violin Concerto in G minor Op. 8 no. 2
Allegro non molto • Adagio e piano – Presto e forte • Presto
Autumn, Violin Concerto in F major Op. 8 no. 3
Allegro • Adagio molto • Allegro ‘Caccia’
Winter, Violin Concerto in F minor Op. 8 no. 4
Allegro non molto • Largo • Allegro

Complete concert programme notes


Kati Debretzeni, leader & violin
Christi Meyers, violin
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin
Paul Luchkow, violin
Kathryn Wiebe, violin
Tyson Doknjas, violin
Mieka Michaux, viola
Joanna Hood, viola
Martin Bonham, cello
Natalie Mackie, violone
Michael Jarvis, harpsichord
Soile Stratkauskas, flute
Lana Betts, flute
Katrina Russell, bassoon