Baroque music for two violins, recorder, bassoon, recorder and cello, performed in a beautiful garden.
Music by Boismortier, Marais, Corette, Handel and more.
Carolyn Hatch, violin
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith, violin
Kerry Graham, bassoon and recorder
Martin Bonham, cello and viola da gamba
The program will draw from:
Sonata Sesta, Sonata in Imitation of Birds – William Williams
Op. 37#3 – Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Suite IV in Bb – Marin Marais
Sonata for 2 basses Op 40 No. 1 F major – Joseph Bodin de Boismortier
Sonata a deux – Michel Corrette
Sonata FaWV N-F4 – Johann Friedrich Fasch
Sonata for Recorder in D Minor HWV367 – George Frideric Handel
Trio Sonata Op2 #3 HWV 388 – George Frideric Handel
The concert is free or by donation (suggested donation: $20), with all of the proceeds going to the musicians. Donate through CanadaHelps (specify Summer Garden Concerts) and get a tax receipt, or bring cash to the concert (no receipt).
When: Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21, at 3pm
Where: Private garden in Oak Bay (directions will be provided on signing up for the concert)
Sign up: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place.
We’re grateful to Dr. Howard for allowing us to use his wonderful garden for the concerts.