Special Concerts In Parksville and Victoria


Friday, 10 February 7:30pm – Parksville
Knox United Church, 345 Pym St

Saturday, 11 February 7:30pm – Victoria
Chapel of the New Jerusalem – Christ Church Cathedral
930 Burdett St (only 150 tickets available)

A rare complete performance of Handel’s ‘German Arias’, nine tender musical gems set to poems by Handel’s good friend Barthold Brockes, describing the joy and beauty to be found in Nature, for soprano voice accompanied by a single violin and basso continuo.

Catherine Webster – soprano
Marc Destrubé – baroque violin
Natalie Mackie – viola da gamba
Michael Jarvis – harpsichord

Victoria tickets: Ivy’s Bookshop (2188 Oak Bay Ave), Long & McQuade (756 Hillside Ave), Tanner’s Books (Sidney); Christ Church Cathedral (980 Burdett; 250.383.2714).

Parksville tickets: The Mulberry Bush Book Stores (Parksville & Qualicum Beach) and Knox United Church (345 Pym St; 250.248.3927).

– on-line sales not available for these concerts.
– Reserve tickets by email: pacbaroque@shaw.ca

“Sweet Roses” – a musical Valentine’s gift! Listen to the below and imagine experiencing this magical music in an intimate performance space.

Emma Kirkby sings Handel’s Nine german Arias
Emma Kirkby sings Handel’s German Arias

This special concert is a Pacific Baroque Festival initiative to present performances in intimate performance spaces.