Devine Bach

Friday, January 13, 2023
St John the Divine, 1611 Quadra Street, Victoria

Steven Devine

The much-loved British harpsichordist Steven Devine returns to direct Victoria Baroque in a programme of exhilarating works by Johann Sebastian Bach and son, Carl Philipp Emmanuel. Enjoy the familiar Orchestral Suite No.3 with the “Air on the G string”, papa Bach’s only Italian Cantata “Non sa che sia dolore”, and Triple Concerto in A minor for flute, violin, and harpsichord.


Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite in D major No.3
Carl Philipp Emanuel: Harpsichord concerto
JS Bach: Cantata for solo soprano, flute, and strings “Non sa che sia dolore” BWV 209
JS Bach: Triple Concerto for flute, violin, and harpsichord BWV 1044


Steven Devine, harpsichord, director
Jennifer Turner, soprano
Soile Stratkauskas, flute
Christi Meyers, violin
Paul Luchkow, violin
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin
Kathryn Wiebe, violin
Mieka Michaux, viola
Amy Laing, cello
Natalie Mackie, violone
Katrina Russell, bassoon


Tickets for this concert can be purchased through CanadaHelps starting September 6. You can also purchase tickets at the door.

General admission: $30
Youth/Student admission: $5 (Under 12 accompanied by an adult are free. Children under the age of seven are not advised to attend.)

2022/23 Season Tickets

Our 2022/23 season tickets can be purchased through CanadaHelps from September 6 to October 7.

Season Concert Pass: $100

Accessible Seating

St. John’s is wheelchair accessible through the Garden doors on the north side of the church. Accessible seating can be arranged by emailing before noon on Thursday, January 12.