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Strings Quartet:
"Nordic Dreams"

The first in a series of three Classical Concerts at the Historic St. Johns the Baptist Church in Colwood.  

Time:  2:00pm - 3:30pm 

Date:  April 15th. 2023

Location:  537 Glencarin Lane, Colwood

Program:  'Nordic Dreams' 

Scandinavian Composers


Tyson Doknjas & Kathryn Wiebe, Violins

Jessica Pickersgill, Viola

Erin Tinney, Cello


Andante Festivo - Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

String Quartet No. 2 in F minor - Carl Nielsen (1865-1931):

I. Allegro non Troppo energico

II. Un Poco Adagio

III. Allegretto Scherzando

IV. Allegro Appassionato


String Quartet No. 3 in D minor - Dag Wirén (1905-1986):

I. Allegro Moderato

String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56, “Voces Intimae” - Jean Sibelius:

I. Andante - Allegro molto moderato

II. Vivace

Selections from “Last Leaf” - Danish String Quartet/Traditional:

-Æ Rømeser


-Shine You No More

Listen to music for the program here!

Formerly "Cascadia Quartet", formed in 2015, Award winning Cascadia Strings is an initiative to bring diverse chamber music repertoire to audiences, fusing together iconic original works with well-crafted arrangements of popular music of the last century, all in the vision to bring live, meaningful musical experiences to new venues and music-lovers in Victoria and beyond. 

The versatile group is active in bringing live music to the community through many different forms, whether it’d be chamber music collaborations, retirement home concerts, or school outreach workshops & concerts, and also functions as a highly sought-after event music company, performing for special events such as weddings or corporate events across Vancouver Island and the lower mainland. Cascadia Strings has performed across British Columbia, from Victoria to Powell River to Pemberton and collaborated with artists and organizations such as “The Choir”, Soundings Music, Russian Red, Colin James, West My Friend, Westshore Arts Council, City of Victoria, and was the resident artist for the 2021 Mayfair Mall Summer Concert Series. In May 2020, their live-streamed concert at the Beach House was streamed and featured through the Times Colonist.

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