From Folly to Sublime

SUNDAY OCTOBER 29th 2.30pm

Julia Wedman

with Julia Wedman, violin/director

Frogs, fencing, and flatulence! Did you know the Baroque period has a wild, cheeky side? Experience unexpected humour paired with music of otherworldly beauty. Music by Purcell, Schmelzer, Rameau, Vivaldi, and Telemann.

“highly communicative” (Globe and Mail)


Rameau: Overture Suite from Platee
Schmelzer: Die Fechtschule (The fencing school)
Leonora Duarte: Sinfonia 2 in C major
Schmelzer: Al giorno delle Corregie (The day of the beanfest)
Purcell: Three Parts on a Ground in D
Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor for Flute and Strings RV439 “La Notte” (The night)
Buxtehude: Passacaglia from Sonata in A minor BuxWV 272
Falconieri: Folias echa para mi Señora Doña Tarolilla de Carallenos
Sem Hak: Proper Etiquette
Telemann: Allegro from Violin Concerto in A major “Die Relinge” (The frogs)

Julia Wedman, violin/director
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin
Kathryn Wiebe, violin/viola
Mieka Michaux, viola
Amy Laing, cello
Natalie Mackie, viola da gamba/violone
Katrina Russell, bassoon
Soile Stratkauskas, flute
Christina Hutten, harpsichord

St John the Divine, 1611 Quadra St, Victoria


$32 in advance, $35 at the door, $5 student & youth

Children under 12 accompanied by an adult are free.
Not recommended for children under seven.

Order your tickets online here.

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 Friday, October 27.