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