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  1. It's Nearly Christmas

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    IT'S NEARLY CHRISTMAS! Nearly Neil Diamond featuring Bobby Bruce & the Solitary Band! Saturday, December 16 at 7:30 pm Arriving in Sidney just in time for Christmas, it will be a magical evening of song and music that will move you to sing and clap along to all of his greatest hits! This is a night you won't want to miss!! Limited tickets available for purchase at the Mary Winspear box office. Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney BC 250-656-0275 | www.marywinspear.ca
  2. Valdy

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    VALDY Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 pm. The Mary Winspear Centre is pleased to present Canadian music legend Valdy. Playing crowd favourites, new material and even a few surprises, an evening with folk icon Valdy will entertain those both young and young at heart. Tickets $25.00 Mary Winspear Centre 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney BC 250-656-0275 | marywinspear.ca
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    Vox Humana Chamber Choir: A Child’s Christmas in Wales December 23rd, 2017 – 2:30 & 7:30pm (doors open at 2pm and 7pm),, St. Mary’s Anglican Church (1973 Cultra Ave, Saanichton) December 24th, 2017 – 2:30pm (doors open at 2pm), Alix Goolden Performance Hall (907 Pandora Ave, Victoria) Tickets: By Donation A Vox Humana tradition. Dylan Thomas’ quintessential Christmastime story read by Victoria local and Welshman, Melville Jones, and accompanied by carols. Enjoyed best with friends and family, and appropriate for all ages! A Child’s Christmas in Wales was written by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and recorded by the author in 1952. It evolved from an earlier work written for BCC Radio and is an anecdotal telling of a Christmas from the perspective of a young child. It is a romanticized version of Christmases past, portraying a nostalgic and simpler time through a loose narrative structure, descriptive passages in a fictionalized autobiographical style. Through exaggerated characters and comedic elements the work portrays a youthful interpretation of Christmas memories. This performance is ideal for all ages, including families with young child, and will feature diverse seasonal choral music by local composers David Archer and Denis Donnelly as well as works by Alfred Burt, Stephen Chatman, Ola Gjeilo, Joni Mitchell, Philip Stopford and more. Additional information, interviews and photographs can be obtained by contacting Artistic Director, Brian Wismath (info@voxhumanachoir.ca).Duration: About 1 hour Visit www.voxhumanachoir.ca for more information.
  4. Seasonal Songbook Concert

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    The Great American Songbook Trio special Seasonal Songbook Concert! Saturday December 16th - 2pm, Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. Three of the West Coast's top jazz musicians get together to celebrate and explore the vast resource of emotion, story and melody that is the Great American Songbook. Featuring: Louise Rose - voice/ piano; Joey Smith - bass; Kelby MacNayr - drums. The Great American Songbook Trio is delighted to present the music of the Christmas and Seasonal Songbooks! Spoiler alert - Sing-along second set!. $20/ 18 VJS, UJam, $12 student, low income Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. (250) 388-9166 info@hermannsjazz.com
  5. Musica do Brasil

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    Musica do Brasil - the music of Jobim, Caetano Veloso and MORE! Sunday December 10th - 7pm, Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. The stunning and gorgeously romantic music of Brazil with the soulful and captivating vocalist par excellence, Sara Marreiros in an exciting collaboration with Cuban pianist Pablo Cardenas, bassist Peter Dowse and drummer Kelby MacNayr. Sara Marreiros - vocals Pablo Cardenas - piano Peter Dowse - bass Kelby MacNayr - drums $25/ 20 VJS, UJam, $12 stud, low income Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. (250) 388-9166 info@hermannsjazz.com
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    Celebrating the music of Cannonball Adderley w the Roy Styffe Quintet! December 9th - 7pm, Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. One of the country's most respected alto saxophonists, Roy Styffe celebrates the music of one of the greatest and most unique alto players in jazz history. A joyful, swinging virtusoso, Cannonball Adderley made a name for himself as a side-man w. the great Miles Davis and as a leader leading one of the most successful small jazz groups in history! Featuring: Roy Styffe - sax Miguelito Valdes - trumpet Tony Genge - piano John Lee - bass Kelby MacNayr - drums $25/ 20 VJS, UJam, $12 stud, low income Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. (250) 388-9166 info@hermannsjazz.com
  7. Stephen Fearing

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    Local Folk rocker Stephen Fearing to perform at UVic What: Stephen Fearing When: Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Where: Farquhar Auditorium, University Centre, UVic Tickets: Student/Alumni $28, General $38 (General 4 Pack $130) Touring in support of his ninth solo record, 2017’s Every Soul's a Sailor, Stephen Fearing’s music is a mesmerizing blend of folk, roots, and pop. The release has received critical acclaim with 4 nominations by the Canadian Folk Music Awards. The veteran solo artist and a founding member of Canadian roots-rock super-group Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, Vancouver born, Dublin-raised Fearing has been releasing music since the mid-80’s. Having played to sell-out crowds and rave reviews during his 2017 tour in eastern Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, Scotland, and England, Stephen is kicking off 2018 closer to his Victoria home with performances in BC and Alberta. The tour will be a unique experience for fans accustomed to seeing Fearing play solo as he will be accompanied by the rhythm section of bassist Rob Becker and drummer Leon Power. Becker is an award-winning touring and studio artist who has played with an elite group of musicians including Colin James, Barney Bentall, Patricia Conroy, The Sojourners, and Shari Ulrich. Also based in BC, Power has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, with performances that span a variety of styles including folk, roots, country, pop, and gospel-soul. Special guest, Oh Susanna will also be appearing. Oh Susanna is the musical name of singer-songwriter Suzie Ungerleider. Performing since 1996, she has released eight critically acclaimed albums. She is the recipient of a Genie Award for Best Original Song and a Canadian Folk Music Award for English Songwriter of the Year. She has also been nominated for two Juno Awards each for Best Roots and Traditional Album of the Year, as well as two Canadian Folk Music Awards for Best Solo Performer and Best Contemporary Singer of the Year. Her most recent recording, A Girl in Teen City, is an album of songs set in 1980s Vancouver starring a teenage punk girl named Suzie. Oh Susanna lives in Toronto with her husband and son. For ticket information please contact: University Centre Ticket Centre 250-721-8480 | ticket@uvic.ca Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm http://tickets.uvic.ca
  8. Diemahler Christmas Pops

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    Diemahler Christmas Pops ST MARY'S CHURCH OAK BAY DECEMBER 16, 2:30PM HAVE A PROMO CODE? SUBMIT SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 2:30 PM FIND TICKETS *Ticket are $25.00 | On sale August 15 Please note: A few hours prior to the event tickets may only be available from the box office or at the venue. The DieMahler Ensemble specializes in masterful musical artistry, vibrancy, character, and very deep feeling, leaving no musical path unexplored. Each concert in this beautiful series offers a different flavour of musical colours and textures, with varied repertoire, from virtuoso classical works to gorgeous light romantic works that explore the wide range of musical emotion and expression. *Ticket prices are subject to change.
  9. Ken Lavigne

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    Ken Lavigne: Home for Christmas ROYAL THEATRE DECEMBER 5, 7:30PM Tickets starting at $39.00 | On sale September 25 at 10am Please note: Online ticket sales end one hour prior to the performance start time. Tickets may be available from the box office. Victoria’s hometown tenor, Ken Lavigne, is back on stage at the Royal Theatre. This time he'll take the audience on a journey through favourite Christmas classics and sparkling holiday songs with conductor Pierre Simard and special guest vocalist Stephanie Greaves. Let the rich timbre of this award winning singer’s voice melt away the icy winter blast and envelope you with the warm promise of a cozy hometown Christmas. Ken Lavigne is a highly acclaimed tenor who has performed on many world stages, including New York’s Carnegie Hall. He has worked with producer David Foster, performed for His Royal Highness Prince Charles, and recently returned from a concert tour celebrating Canada’s 150th entitled the Great Canadian Songbook. Ken Lavigne’s hometown Christmas concert will feature a symphony orchestra made up of the Island's best musicians. Later this spring Ken will be on tour in China promoting the cultural vibrancy of Vancouver Island’s music scene. Tickets at: http://www.rmts.bc.ca/events/ken-lavigne-2017-royal-theatre
  10. Festive Brass

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    A Family Holiday with the Festive Brass December 9, 2017 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm Dave Dunnet Community Theatre 2151 Cranmore Road, Oak Bay Press contact: Melissa - civictickets@gmail.com or 250.516.5599 TICKETS: $22 adults | $18 seniors | $10 students Tickets for children ages 12 & under are FREE (max 2 free children's tickets per adult) AVAILABLE AT: Long & McQuade; Munro's Books; Ivy's Bookshop; The Shieling (Cadboro Bay); Tanner's Books (Sidney), at the door, and online:www.civicorchestraofvictoria.org For almost twenty years, the Festive Brass have been delighting crowds at The Butchart Gardens in Victoria during the holiday season. Comprised of Stevan Paranosic (trumpet), Bruce Hurn (trumpet), Nick La Riviere (trombone) and Robert Fraser (bass trombone), the Festive Brass display top-notch musicianship, quirky arrangements of well-loved holiday classics, and cheeky humour. They have been bringing their unique brand of fun-for-the-whole-family holiday cheer to sold-out shows with the Vancouver Island Symphony at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo. The Symphony’s Artistic Director, Pierre Simard, says the Festive Brass “bring a very special blend of imagination, surprises, instrumental virtuosity and of course - festiveness to their productions. This will be a wonderful way to begin the Christmas season!” On the afternoon of December 9th (2pm), the Festive Brass will join the Civic Orchestra of Victoria for the first time at Dave Dunnet Community Theatre in Oak Bay. Merriness, magic, and a dash of madness are on the musical menu. The Festive Brass delivers music with a comedic twist while still honouring traditional carols. With over two hundred original arrangements in their repertoire, you’ll hear ‘mash ups’ that combine Christmas carols with TV show themes, video game music, and pop music classics. It’s fabulous fun! Festive Brass will perk up your senses, and not just because of the horns. Their arrangements are fresh, novel and sometimes unconventional. How about The Little Drummer Boy with a groovy, percussive Latin beat? Or a Klezmerized, Jewish carol they like to call Oy! to the World? Weird and wonderful, right? The orchestra will also be highlighted in arrangements of enduring classics like the beautiful Coventry Carol, Mel Torme’s The Christmas Song, and the ever-popular Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride. The entire program appeals to all generations, and with costume changes and fun stage effects, the show is fabulously festive. Add in a rousing carol sing-a-long for the entire audience and this is a performance you won’t want to miss.
  11. Victoria Baroque: Applausi Festivi

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    Victoria Baroque with Kati Debretzeni violin/leader (UK) A riot of fiery and virtuosic works by Italian Baroque masters, full of energy, drama, passion and drive! One of the leading baroque violinists of our time, Kati Debretzeni (UK), leads the Victoria Baroque in a varied programme of Concerti for baroque instruments by Vivaldi, Locatelli, Geminiani, and Dall'Abaco. Programme Vivaldi: Sinfonia in G major RV 149 Locatelli: Concerto Grosso in E flat Op.7 No.6 Il Pianto d'Arianna Vivaldi: Violin concerto in B flat major RV 528 Vivaldi: Chamber Concerto in C major RV 88 Dall'Abaco: Concerto for two flutes and strings in E minor Op.5 No.3 Geminiani: Concerto Grosso after Corelli in A major Brescianello: Chaconne in A Major Church of St John the Divine, 1611 Quadra St, Victoria Tickets: $28 / $25 senior / $5 student & child Tickets available at the door, and three weeks prior at: Munro's books, Ivy's Bookshop, Long & McQuade (Victoria More info: victoria-baroque.com, victoria-baroque@shaw.ca, 250 590 9770 Victoria Baroque Now in its seventh season, the Victoria Baroque presents dynamic, personal, and engaging performances of music from the Baroque and Classical periods. The ensemble brings together early music specialists from Vancouver Island and beyond for explorations of chamber, orchestral, vocal and choral works. Playing on instruments of the 18th century, the ensemble brings audiences closer to the sound world of the period, embracing the dance-driven rhythmic vitality, as well as the lyrical and conversational aspects of baroque music. Kati Debretzeni - Baroque Violin Born in Transylvania, Kati studied the violin with Ora Shiran in Israel, and the Baroque violin with Catherine Mackintosh and Walter Reiter at the Royal College of Music in London. Since the year 2000 she leads the English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner, and since 2008 she is one of the leaders of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, which she has directed and lead in the UK, Europe and the US under Ivan Fischer, Sir Roger Norrington, Stephen Isserlis, Robert Levin, Robin Ticciati and others. She recorded chamber music with Florilegium (Channel Classics), Ricordo (Linn Records) and most recently Trio Goya (Chandos). Kati features as soloist on two versions of Bach's Brandenburg concertos, with the European Brandenburg Ensemble under Trevor Pinnock (Gramophone Award, 2008), and again with the English Baroque Soloists. She has directed from the violin various ensembles in Israel, Poland, Norway, Iceland and the UK, and teaches the Baroque and Classical violin at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague.
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    In a concert of music from 1917, this dynamic duo performs works by Debussy, Sibelius, Fauré, Elgar and Rachmaninoff. This concert is presented by the Orion Series in Fine Arts, University of Victoria. Canadian violinist, chamber musician and educator, Kerry DuWors (UVic BMus '01), has been praised as a “dynamic performer” (Scott St. John) with “fearless competence” (Winnipeg Free Press). Kerry is the first prize winner of the 26th E-Gré National Music Competition and is a three-time winner of the Canada Council’s Musical Instrument Bank Competition. Praised for his sensitivity and versatility, pianist Stephen Runge (UVic BMus '01) has been heard from Victoria to Halifax as a soloist and collaborative artist. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  13. Open House: UVic School of Music

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    Get a glimpse into the daily life of a music student when the UVic School of Music opens its doors to the public for the day. Take a tour of the facilities, attend a concert, lecture or masterclass, and discover what interesting research is underway. This will be a great opportunity to meet students and faculty or to connect with fellow alumni. The afternoon offers a guided tour of the facilities including the Recital Hall (12 pm), a Fridaymusic concert featuring School of Music guitar students (12:30 pm), “Jingle Brass” pop-up performances (1:30 pm), voice masterclass with Benjamin Butterfield (2:30 pm), a Chamber Music Masterclass with guest violinist Kerry DuWors & pianist Stephen Runge (2:30 pm), and a chance to be a Sound Recording Techniques student with Kirk McNally (3:30 pm). Enjoy hot apple cider and cookies while browsing the collection of photographs and posters from the School of Music’s archives on display in the MacLaurin B-Wing Lobby. Free admission. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  14. UVic Chorus & Orchestra: 50th Anniversary Gala Concert

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    The UVic School of Music welcomes Timothy Vernon as guest conductor on the special occasion of its 50th anniversary. Founding artistic director of Pacific Opera Victoria, Maestro Vernon has earned the admiration of audiences and fashioned POV into one of the city’s true cultural treasures. Maestro Vernon will conduct the UVic Chorus & Orchestra in G. F. Handel’s Utrecht Te Deum, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, and Beethoven’s Coriolanus Overture. Faculty pianist Arthur Rowe and trumpeter Merrie Klazek will join the Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 for Strings and Trumpet. Cake reception to follow! Regular $25 / Seniors $20 / Students & UVic Alumni $10 Contact name: UVic Ticket Centre Contact email: ticket@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8480 Website: http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/ticket-centre/index.php
  15. String Chamber Concert

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    Featuring UVic School of Music string students from the chamber music class of the Lafayette String Quartet. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  16. UVic Jazz Ensemble: UVic Jazz Plays Buster Keaton

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    The daring and provocative improvising composers of the UVic Jazz Ensemble present a live soundtrack to the 1926 Buster Keaton classic film "The General" directed by Dr. Patrick Boyle. More than a concert, this is an immersive and interactive experience in sound and vision. Please consider bringing a non-perishable donation for the UVic Campus Food Bank. Regular $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic Alumni $10 Contact name: UVic Ticket Centre Contact email: ticket@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8480 Website: http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/ticket-centre/index.php
  17. International Guitar Night

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    International Guitar Night When: Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Where: Farquhar Auditorium, University Centre, UVic Tickets: Student/Alumni $28, General $38 (Early Bird 4 tickets $110-available until Nov 30 or $130 after Dec 1) INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT (IGN) returns to the Farquhar at UVic for its 18th year of touring. Audience favourite, Germany's Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt is back as the show's host and will be joined by Calum Graham, a young Canadian contemporary sensation; Marek Pasieczny, Poland's innovative classical composer/ performer, and award-winning American guitarist Michael Chapdelaine. Lulo has built on grand-uncle Django Reinhardt's repertoire by introducing Latin rhythms and is one of the foremost authentic and distinctive musical voices in Gypsy music today. At just 24, Toronto’s Calum Graham has a two-handed style that has attracted millions of YouTube viewers. The fingerstyle guitarist and singer-songwriter has 4 critically acclaimed albums to his credit. Poland’s Marek Pasieczny has performed and written for a variety of orchestras around the world and is considered one of the most respected contemporary composers writing for the guitar worldwide. USA’s Michael Chapdelaine is the only guitarist ever to win First Prize in the world's top competitions in both the Classical and Fingerstyle genres. He is currently Professor of Guitar at the University of New Mexico. International Guitar Night is the world's premier touring guitar festival, each show bringing together interesting and innovative acoustic guitarists to exchange musical ideas in a public forum. Each year, IGN founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries from around the world for special concert tours highlighting the diversity of acoustic guitar music. “We are thrilled to have International Guitar Night back at the Farquhar at UVic again this year” says Farquhar Director Ian Case. “It’s an incredible night and the talent of each guitarist is astonishing. The rotating touring cast consistently deliver a show that features unique collaborations but also showcases each players’ individual talents. The Farquhar’s stage and acoustics are the perfect complement to this very popular concert series.” For the past 3 years, IGN has played to near capacity audiences so patrons are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment. Join us for a dynamic and engaging evening of solos, duets, and quartets highlighting the dexterity and diversity in the world of acoustic guitar. For ticket information please contact: University Centre Ticket Centre 250-721-8480 | ticket@uvic.ca Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm http://tickets.uvic.ca More info: http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium http://www.internationalguitarnight.com
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    Sooke Philharmonic Christmas Concert Kick off your holiday season with a concert of joyous Christmas music presented by the Sooke Philharmonic Chorus and Chamber Players. Performances of the festive musical program, A Continental Christmas, are scheduled for December 2 and 3. Included are renditions of Vivaldi’s Gloria, Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit pour Nöel and arrangements of traditional French carols. Of A Continental Christmas, concert conductor and chorus director Nicholas Fairbank said, “The program features two effervescent choral works from continental Europe plus a selection of carols that I know everyone will enjoy. Having lived and studied in France in the 1990s I feel a particular connection to the French repertoire.” The Gloria, possibly Antonio Lucio Vivaldi’s most famous choral piece, presents the traditional Gloria from the Latin Mass in twelve varied cantata-like sections. The wonderfully sunny nature of the Gloria, with its distinctive melodies and rhythms, is characteristic of all of Vivaldi’s music, giving it an immediate and universal appeal. Vivaldi composed this Gloria in Venice, probably in 1715, but his manuscript was lost for over two centuries. It was not until 1957 that the now familiar original version was published and given its first performance at Brooklyn College, NY. Marc-Antoine Charpentier's delightful Messe de Minuit pour Nöel is one example of this late 17th Century French composer’s prodigious output of sacred music. The piece dates from around 1690 and probably was composed for the great Jesuit church of St. Louis in Paris. For his Messe, Charpentier adapted popular sacred carol melodies to fit parts of the mass text but also composed new material. It says much for the composer’s craftsmanship that these quite different idioms are so seamlessly and convincingly blended together. Soloists Jennifer Turner, soprano, and Kathryn Whitney, mezzo-soprano will join the Sooke chorus for the Vivaldi and the Charpentier works. Jennifer Turner is an emerging artist known for her expressive singing and versatility. She holds a diploma in vocal performance from the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Hailing from Victoria, Kathryn Whitney studied singing in Toronto and New York and has recently completed her formal music training at Oxford. John Doughty, tenor, and Louis Dillon, bass are also guest soloists who will sing passages of the Charpentier Messe. The concert ends with four French carols, including “Il est né le divin enfant". Fairbank created original arrangements for these works using the same orchestration as the Vivaldi and Charpentier. Concert details: Saturday December 2 at 7:30 PM; The Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields Road, Sooke Sunday December 3, matinee at 2:30 PM: Quarterdeck Ballroom, Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Road. Tickets: $25 general admission, $20 students and seniors. Contact www.sookephil.ca or 250-419-3569.
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    Sooke Philharmonic Christmas Concert Kick off your holiday season with a concert of joyous Christmas music presented by the Sooke Philharmonic Chorus and Chamber Players. Performances of the festive musical program, A Continental Christmas, are scheduled for December 2 and 3. Included are renditions of Vivaldi’s Gloria, Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit pour Nöel and arrangements of traditional French carols. Of A Continental Christmas, concert conductor and chorus director Nicholas Fairbank said, “The program features two effervescent choral works from continental Europe plus a selection of carols that I know everyone will enjoy. Having lived and studied in France in the 1990s I feel a particular connection to the French repertoire.” The Gloria, possibly Antonio Lucio Vivaldi’s most famous choral piece, presents the traditional Gloria from the Latin Mass in twelve varied cantata-like sections. The wonderfully sunny nature of the Gloria, with its distinctive melodies and rhythms, is characteristic of all of Vivaldi’s music, giving it an immediate and universal appeal. Vivaldi composed this Gloria in Venice, probably in 1715, but his manuscript was lost for over two centuries. It was not until 1957 that the now familiar original version was published and given its first performance at Brooklyn College, NY. Marc-Antoine Charpentier's delightful Messe de Minuit pour Nöel is one example of this late 17th Century French composer’s prodigious output of sacred music. The piece dates from around 1690 and probably was composed for the great Jesuit church of St. Louis in Paris. For his Messe, Charpentier adapted popular sacred carol melodies to fit parts of the mass text but also composed new material. It says much for the composer’s craftsmanship that these quite different idioms are so seamlessly and convincingly blended together. Soloists Jennifer Turner, soprano, and Kathryn Whitney, mezzo-soprano will join the Sooke chorus for the Vivaldi and the Charpentier works. Jennifer Turner is an emerging artist known for her expressive singing and versatility. She holds a diploma in vocal performance from the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Hailing from Victoria, Kathryn Whitney studied singing in Toronto and New York and has recently completed her formal music training at Oxford. John Doughty, tenor, and Louis Dillon, bass are also guest soloists who will sing passages of the Charpentier Messe. The concert ends with four French carols, including “Il est né le divin enfant". Fairbank created original arrangements for these works using the same orchestration as the Vivaldi and Charpentier. Concert details: Saturday December 2 at 7:30 PM; The Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields Road, Sooke Sunday December 3, matinee at 2:30 PM: Quarterdeck Ballroom, Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Road. Tickets: $25 general admission, $20 students and seniors. Contact www.sookephil.ca or 250-419-3569.
  20. Great American Songbook Trio

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    The Great American Songbook Trio plays songs sung by Ella Fitzgerald and Doris Day! Saturday November 25th - 2pm By special request, the Great Amercian Songbook Trio is delighted to present the music of two of the greatest and most distinctive vocalists in jazz - Ella Fitzgerald and Doris Day!!! Three of the West Coast's top jazz musicians get together to celebrate and explore the vast resource of emotion, story and melody that is the Great American Songbook. Featuring: Louise Rose - voice/ piano Joey Smith - bass Kelby MacNayr - drums $20/ 18 VJS, UJam, $12 student, low income Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. (250) 388-9166 info@hermannsjazz.com
  21. Roy Styffe Sextet

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    Roy Styffe Sextet featuring Miguelito Vades and Bill Coon! Sunday November 19th - 7 pm Saxophonist Roy Styffe is among the first-order of Canadian Jazz Musicians, a collaborator of such artists as Neil Swainson, Ed Bickert, Lorne Lofsky, Phil Dwyer, Ian McDougall, Kelby MacNayr and more, Roy continues to set the bar for lyrical and sophisticated melodic improvisation on the West Coast. For this rare concert, Roy has assembled an all-star team including Cuban trumpet virtuoso Miguelito Valdes and special guest, the Vancouver-based, award-winning guitarist Bill Coon! Featuring: Roy Styffe - sax, Miguelito Valdes - trp Bill Coon - guitar John Lee - bass Kelby MacNayr - drums $20/ 18 VJS, UJam, $12 stud, low income Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St. (250) 388-9166 [2] info@hermannsjazz.com
  22. UVic Wind Symphony

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    The UVic Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. Michael Keddy, performs music that reflects a connection between visual arts and music. UVic School of Music trombone instructor Scott MacInnes will perform as soloist with the ensemble in Red Sky at Night, a piece that was composed for him in 2010 by Nicholas Francis. Regular $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic Alumni $10 Contact name: UVic Ticket Centre Contact email: ticket@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8480 Website: http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/ticket-centre/index.php
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    An audience favourite, the UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble sings songs of rescue and romance performed by studio groups and combos directed by Wendell Clanton. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  24. Piano Studio Recital

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    Featuring UVic School of Music piano students from the studio of May Ling Kwok. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  25. Trinitas Chamber Ensemble: Currents of the Third Stream

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    Join Trinitas Chamber Ensemble for a program of contemporary music that dips its toes into the world of jazz. Featuring works by Nikolai Kapustin, Astor Piazzola and Lowell Liebermann performed by flutist Michelle Cheramy, pianist Phil Roberts and cellist Nathan Cook. Born from a desire to explore the fringes of standard classical chamber music and to present engaging, off-beat performances, Trinitas is Eastern Canada’s premiere flute/cello/piano chamber ensemble. Taking its name from the Latin word for “three,” the group consists of three outstanding musicians with a shared vision and infectious onstage chemistry. Accomplished soloists in their own right, the members of Trinitas have performed around the world, including St. Petersburg (Russia), Llangollen (Wales), Uberlândia (Brazil), and Tegucigalpa (Honduras). Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
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