Transcending Encounters

with Julia Wedman, violin & director

Julia Wedman

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

The acclaimed Canadian violinist, Julia Wedman leads Victoria Baroque on a riveting musical journey encompassing fiery battlefields, the Albertan prairie, and mythical Mediaeval England. Music by Baroque masters is paired with two recent works by Canadian composers: “Battalia” by Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue and “White Man’s Cattle” by Cris Derksen.


General admission: $30
Youth/Student admission: $5
(Under 12 accompanied by an adult are free. Not recommended for children under 7)


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
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin
Tyson Doknjas, violin
Mieka Michaux, viola
Joshua Gomberoff, viola
Amy Laing, cello
Natalie Mackie, violone
Christina Hutten, harpsichord

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.