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Live Music returns this summer at Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral’s Summer Recital Series 2020: “Listen live, listen local”

Christ Church Cathedral is pleased to announce the line-up for its 58th annual Summer Recital Series. Despite the pandemic, the series will carry on this year, featuring a line-up of beloved professional musicians (including Symphony players) as well as talented pianist Jorge Edouardo Carrizales. The series opens on August 1st with VS clarinetist Keith MacLeod alongside pianist Robert Holliston and closes on August 22nd with a much-anticipated Beethoven tribute by the Emily Carr String Quartet.

Due to the cathedral’s social distancing measures, there will be two showings of each concert, with attendance strictly limited to keep a group size of 50. Purchase your non-transferable ticket early to ensure your place. For those who aren’t able to attend in person, a live-stream of the evening showing will be available via Facebook Live.

Program Details

Please note there are 2 showings - 4.00pm and 7.30pm

Saturday, August 15

Jorge Edouardo Carrizales, piano

This young pianist is becoming a familiar face on the Victoria music scene. He brings both a passion for the music of his native Mexico, as well as a rare ability to engage with audiences on a personal level. Music by Domingo Lobato, and Robert Schumann’s Kinderszenen (op. 15).

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Schumann Kinderszenen (Op. 15)

Melesio Morales Looks me in the eyes

(guest musician: Amanda Steinemann, viola)


Domingo Lobato Children’s suite

I. Dance

II. Serenade

III. The love for the red top spinning

IV. Habanera

V. Mother Bear and son