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Co-presented by Early Music Society of the Islands, Victoria Baroque, EMV: Pacific Baroque Series, and Christ Church Cathedral, Music for the Pause is a new online concert series created by violinist Chloe Kim. Scheduled to premiere on Friday, July 3 at 7:30PM, this series includes 11 unique programmes that will be released weekly until September 11.

This initiative features a roster of a dozen almost exclusively Victoria-based artists. Local luminaries include Jeanne Lamon, Music Director Emerita of Tafelmusik, Victoria Baroque’s Artistic Director Soile Stratkauskas and the Victoria Symphony’s Assistant Concertmaster Christi Meyers.

The concerts, filmed in high definition video inside Christ Church Cathedral’s intimate and acoustically gorgeous Chapel of the New Jerusalem, will focus mainly on baroque chamber music with some repertoire spanning as late as the Early Romantic period.

July 3, 7.30 p.m. – MUSIC FOR THE PAUSE – NO. 1 Violin Virtuosi  

Chloe Kim, Christi Meyers, Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, Kathryn Wiebe  

Telemann: Concerto No. 1 in G Major for Four Violins  

Guillemain: Sonata for 2 Violins Op. 5 No. 1 in A minor  

Leclair: Sonata for 2 Violins Op. 3 No. 3 in C major  

Guignon: Les Sauvages, Op. 8  

Telemann: Concerto No. 3 in C Major for Four Violins 

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