Below are ticketing links for upcoming concerts. Questions about tickets? Contact the office at 250-383-2714 or email frontdesk@christchurchcathedral.bc.ca

Please note that as of July 19, 2021, pre-registration is no longer required for the Summer Recital Series. You can now attend the concerts simply by coming to the cathedral and finding a spot at one of the socially-distanced green markers on the pews (donations at the door or at the donation kiosk are greatly appreciated). Both the Quadra Street and Burdett Avenue doors will be open. Social distancing and masking protocols are still in effect. Tickets for the Beethoven Series, EMV: Pacific Baroque Series, Victoria Summer Music Festival are available below.

 

Summer Recital Series (Saturdays at 4pm)

By donation at door or at our donation kiosk. Online viewers can donate here.

UPDATE ON IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
As we move towards the next phase of our reopening with increased capacity, we will no longer be doing pre-registration through Eventbrite for the Summer Recital Series concerts. You can now attend the concert simply by coming to the cathedral and finding a spot at one of the socially-distanced green markers on the pews (donations at the door or at the donation kiosk are greatly appreciated). Both the Quadra Street and Burdett Avenue doors will be open. Social distancing and masking protocols are still in effect.

Summer Recital Series 1: Anjulie Djearam, soprano
Saturday, July 3, 4.00pm
Celebrate the long weekend and the return of this much-loved recital series with this fifteen-year-old soprano, who made her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of eleven. Anjulie is joined by pianist Jane Edler-Davis, a familiar and well-respected figure in our local music scene.

Summer Recital Series 2: Carnaval! with Carey Wang, piano
Saturday, July 10, 4.00pm
Carey Wang was a featured soloist in Symphony Splash, 2019, when he was just 14 years old! He makes his Cathedral debut with a recital featuring Robert Schumann’s "Carnaval" and Maurice Ravel’s evocative and demanding "Le Tombeau de Couperin."

Summer Recital Series 3: The Ryan Oliver Quartet meets The Emily Carr String Quartet 
Saturday, July 17, 4.00pm
Jazz meets classical in this quartet double bill, featuring Mark Crawford’s string arrangements of tenor saxophonist Ryan Oliver’s original jazz compositions. The program also includes Harold Arlen’s arrangement of "Somewhere over the Rainbow." 

Summer Recital Series 4: Yoon and Manning play Bach for solo strings
Saturday, July 24, 4.00pm
Primarily an organist/harpsichordist, J.S. Bach had an uncanny ability to transform solo strings into polyphonic instruments. In this time of social distancing, two Victoria Symphony musicians (Brian Yoon, cello and Philip Manning, violin) lean in with Bach’s "Cello Suite in D major" and "Partita in D minor." 

Summer Recital Series 5: Christ Church Cathedral presents A Choral Scholars’ Variety Special
Saturday, July 31, 4.00pm
You’ve seen them in robes, you’ve seen them singing Gregorian Chant. Now sit back, relax, and let yourself be entertained by the vocal and keyboard stylings of our resident Choral Scholars and Organ Scholar, robes off, hair down. Expect to hear at least five different up-and-coming singers, two pianists, and one budding organist, as well as one scholar who specializes in playing and singing at the same time! 

Summer Recital Series 6: Mozart’s Oboe Quartet and Brahms’s Clarinet Quintet
Saturday, August 7, 4.00pm
Victoria Symphony Clarinettist Keith MacLeod and Oboist Russell Bajer are joined by four of the Island’s finest string players (Philip Manning, Simon MacDonald, Jennifer MacLeod, and Amy Laing) for a performance of Mozart’s sprightly Oboe Quartet and Brahms’s profound Clarinet Quintet.

Summer Recital Series 7: J.S. Bach’s Cantata 51
Saturday, August 14, 4.00pm 
Baroque soprano Nancy Washeim is joined by organist Robert Jan Dukarm and piccolo trumpeter David Barss for a performance of Bach’s "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen", BWV 51 alongside favourites such as Handel’s "Eternal Source."

Summer Recital Series 8: A Great Noyse
Saturday, August 21, 4.00pm
“A Great Noyse,” Victoria's Renaissance wind band, presents a program of music for shawm, bagpipes, dulcian, and sackbut. Featuring some of the earliest known publications of instrumental music from Pierre d'Attaignant, Tielman Susato, and some gems from composers who are only known to us as “anonymous.”

Summer Recital Series 9: Krivchenia plays Liszt and Schumann
Saturday, August 28, 4.00pm
Grisha Krivchenia is a composer and pianist who currently divides his time between Santa Fe and the Seattle area, but he will soon be settling on this side of the Salish Sea. He brings us a program featuring Liszt’s "Funérailles" and Schumann’s Sonata in A major.


 

Emily Carr String Quartet Beethoven Quartets (Sept 10, Oct 8, Nov 5)

Tickets $30

Presented in partnership with the Emily Carr String Quartet 

Concert 7 (Sept 10) Quartet no. 13 in Bb major (Op. 130)  Groβe Fuge (Op. 133)  
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Concert 8 (Oct 8) Quartet no. 11 in F minor (“Serioso”) (Op. 95)  Quartet no. 7 in F major (Op. 59, no. 1)  
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Concert 9 (Nov 5) Quartet no. 6 in Bb major (Op. 18, no. 6)  Quartet no 16 in F major (Op. 135)

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Supported by the Gail O'Riordan Climate and Arts Legacy Series, the Victoria Foundation, BC Arts' Council, and the Capital Regional District.  

 


Victoria Summer Music Festival (August 11, 12, 18, 19)

Presented in partnership with the Victoria Summer Music Festival

Victoria Summer Music Fesival Concert 1: Mozart and Smyth with Jane Coop and Friends
Wednesday, August 11, 4.00pm & 7.00pm
Jane Coop, piano; David Stewart, violin; Yariv Aloni, viola; Pamela Highbaugh Aloni, cello
Ethyl Smyth: Violin Sonata in A minor, Op. 7
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat major, K. 493
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Victoria Summer Music Fesival Concert 2: Borealis String Quartet
Thursday, August 12, 4.00pm & 7.00pm
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Victoria Summer Music Fesival Concert 3: Haydn and Brahms with Yoon and Rowe
Wednesday, August 18, 4.00pm & 7.00pm
Joan Blackman, violin; Brian Yoon, cello; Arthur Rowe, piano
Franz Josef Haydn: Piano Trio No. 41 in E flat Minor ‘Jacob’s Dream’ Hob XV/31
Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 101
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Victoria Summer Music Fesival Concert 4: Schubert’s Piano Trio in E flat major
Thursday, August 19, 4.00pm & 7.00pm
Joan Blackman, violin; Brian Yoon, cello; Arthur Rowe, piano
Franz Schubert: Piano Trio in E flat Major, Op. 100
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