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Upcoming Performances

Bach's Orchestral Suite in D

Wednesday, July 24, 7.30 p.m.
Victoria Symphony

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Baroque specialist Julia Wedman leads Bach’s much-loved Air on the G String, plus Handel’s explosive Royal Fireworks, and an organ concerto inspired by bird song. Wedman also shines a light on Maria Grimani (the first woman to have her opera staged at the Vienna Court Theatre) and Anna Maria “dal Violin,” a student of Vivaldi who went from an orphan to become a famed violin soloist.

Mozart: Requiem

Saturday, July 27, 2024, 7.00 p.m.
Sing the North Summer Choral Program
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

The Sing the North Summer Choral Program concludes with a performance of Mozart's Requiem (Levin completion) conducted by Canadian choral legend Howard Dyck.

Banned from the Concert Hall!

Friday, August 2, 2024, 7.30 p.m.
Fox Theatre, Vancouver, BC
Presented by Early Music Vancouver

A night of dirty drinking songs by Henry Purcell and his 17th-century drinking buddies, covering explicit subject matter from sex and alcohol to scatological humor, sung by a very dynamic trio of tenors. Audience members are sure to blush and laugh in equal measure! Artists: Benjamin Butterfield, Isaiah Bell, and Timothy Carter, tenors; Mark McDonald, harpsichord

Third Friday Concert

Friday, August 16, 2024, 12.10 p.m.
Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA

Featuring Christ Church Tacoma's magnificent Brombaugh organ. Music plays a vital role in the life of Christ Church, both in worship and in the congregation’s outreach to the greater Tacoma community.

Organ by Night

Sunday, August 18, 2024, 10.10 p.m.
St Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle, WA

A favorite late-night musical event: post-Compline organ music! These informal mini-concerts have introduced generations of Seattleites to the power and beauty of a real pipe organ.

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Recent Activities

2024

Beer & Hymns

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Banned from the Concert Hall

Isaiah Bell, Benjamin Butterfield, Tim Carter, & Mark McDonald

Presented by Victoria Baroque

Victoria Event Centre, Victoria, BC

 

J.S. Bach's St John Passion

Presented by Victoria Baroque, Christ Church Cathedral, the Church of St John the Divine, and Early Music Vancouver

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Lunchtime Organ Music

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

McDonald Plays the Planets

Winspear Centre, Edmonton, AB

2023

Banned from the Concert Hall
Isaiah Bell, Benjamin Butterfield, Tim Carter, & Mark McDonald
Presented by Victoria Baroque
Victoria Event Centre, Victoria, BC

Choir Tour 2023
Christ Church Cathedral Choirs
St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh, UK
Westminster Abbey, London, UK
St George's Chapel, Windsor, UK

The Dream of Gerontius
Victoria Philharmonic Choir
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Fauré: Requiem
Christ Church Cathedral Choirs
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Handel: Coronation Anthems
Christ Church Cathedral Choirs
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Messiah from Scratch
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC
 
Music in Motion
Victoria Symphony and Ballet Edmonton
The Royal Theatre, Victoria, BC

Organ by Night Solo Recital
St Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, WA

Hallowe'en Organ Spook-tacular
Presented by the RCCO Victoria Centre
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Victoria, BC

The Grand Tour Featured Soloist
Presented by the Pacific Baroque Festival
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

The Night Before the Night Before Christmas
CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Third Friday Concert Solo Recital
Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA

UVic Winter Choral Concert
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Vivaldi Gloria & Coleridge Requiem
Victoria Choral Society
Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Vivaldi's Ring of Mystery
Victoria Symphony
Farquhar Auditorium, Victoria, BC

Whispers: Music That Connects Us Online Concert
Presented by the Canadian International Organ Competition, Montreal, QC

2022

Coronation Anthems

Victoria Symphony

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC


Duruflé: Requiem

Choirs of Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC


Duruflé: Requiem

Victoria Choral Society

Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Earth Songs: The Planets Featured Soloist

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC


Messiah From Scratch

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

2021

The Art of Impossible Online Concert

Summer Organ Series

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Fauré: Requiem

Choirs of Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

The Master's Masters Featured Soloist

Presented by the Pacific Baroque Festival

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Mendelssohn's Paulus Overture Online Concert

Victoria Symphony

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Messiah From Scratch

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

2020

A Purcell Remembrance Online Concert

Presented by Confluence Concerts, Toronto, ON

Christmas Across Canada Online Concert

Presented by the Canadian International Organ Competition, Quebec Baroque and Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Holst's Planets Online Concert

Presented by Organ Festival Canada Online

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

Music for the Pause: Mad Italians Online Concert

Presented by Early Music Vancouver, The Early Music Society of the Islands, Victoria Baroque, and Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria

Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC

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