Transcending Encounters

Julia Wedman

Saturday, November 12, 2022
St John the Divine, 1611 Quadra Street, Victoria

with Julia Wedman, violin & director
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. Programme includes Biber’s Battalia, Purcell’s Suite from King Arthur and Chaconne, and mesmerizing White Man’s Cattle by Indigenous composer, Cris Derksen.


Henry Purcell: Dance Suite from King Arthur
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Battalia
Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue: Battalia (after Biber’s Battalia)
Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Overture from Cephale et Procris
Cris Derksen: White Man’s Cattle
Henry Purcell: Pavane & Chacony


Julia Wedman, violin & director
Christi Meyers, violin
Paul Luchkow, violin
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin
Tyson Doknjas, violin
Mieka Michaux, viola
Amy Laing, cello
Natalie Mackie, violone
Christina Hutten, harpsichord


Tickets for this concert can be purchased through CanadaHelpsTickets – Transcending Encounters 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. Not recommended for children under 7)

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, November 10.