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Octet Victoria - Jesu, meine Freude

Sat. March 2nd 2024 1611 Quadra Street, St. John the Divine Anglican Church Free

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Octet Victoria - Jesu, meine Freude

An evening of Bach Motets and intricate ensemble singing.
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sat. March 2nd 2024 + Add to Calendar 1611 Quadra Street, St. John the Divine Anglican Church (All Ages)
7:30pm - 9:00pm  Doors at: 7:00pm Free

Artists

Gina Johnson, soprano
Jennifer Turner, soprano
Char Hodgkins, alto & artistic director
Alana Hayes, alto
Deanna Sills, alto
Felix Butterfield, tenor
Gordon Simmons, tenor
Nathan Mcdonald, bass
Rowan McWilliams, bass
David Stratkauskas, continuo

Event Description

Experience the masterful choral motets of Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by our octet of professional singers with continuo, and two additional singers for the heart of our program: Jesu, meine Freude. This will be an exciting concert to include works that are rarely performed in our small city!

Programme will include these three motets by J.S. Bach: BVW 230 Lobet den Herrn, BVW 229 Komm, Jesu, komm, and BVW 227 Jesu, meine Freude. Also included will be one motet of Johann Cristoph Bach: Lieber Herr Gott, wekke auf uns. You will be sure to leave feeling inspired by these genius compositions brought to life by the singers of Octet Victoria.


Performers:

Gina Johnson, soprano
Jennifer Turner, soprano
Char Hodgkins, alto & artistic director
Alana Hayes, alto
Deanna Sills, alto
Felix Butterfield, tenor
Gordon Simmons, tenor
Nathan McDonald, bass
Rowan McWilliams, bass
David Stratkauskas, continuo


FREE ADMISSION
Donations Encouraged
More than 75% of the door donations from our concerts go to local Indigenous organizations such as Raven Trust Foundation and the Victoria Native Friendship Centre.

Venue

1611 Quadra Street, St. John the Divine Anglican Church

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Octet Victoria - Jesu, meine Freude - May 19th @ 1611 Quadra Street, St. John the Divine Anglican Church

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