FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

Home/FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

Once a year or once-in-a-lifetime events you won’t want to miss!

  • Victoria Symphony

VICTORIA SYMPHONY VIRTUAL SEASON

Mozart Horn Concertos Premiers April 15 @ 7:30 pm at victoriasymphony.ca Mozart’s Horn Concertos are joyful demonstrations of the instrument’s expressive capacity as well as of the remarkable skills of Mozart’s lifelong friend and horn virtuoso Joseph Leutgeb for whom they were composed. Our two resident virtuosos, Alana Despins and Michael Oswald, perform concertos No.

  • Victoria Guitar Society

ADAM CICCHILLITI: CONCERT and WORKSHOP

Concert Saturday April 10th 3pm PST; Workshop Sunday April 11th 1pm PST Concert $20, Workshop free to VGS members and GVPAF 2021 registrants The Victoria Guitar Society is pleased to present a concert and technique workshop with the acclaimed classical guitarist Adam Cicchillitti. This is an exciting musical addition to his adjudication of this year's

  • royal bc museum

ORCAS: OUR SHARED FUTURE

ROYAL BC MUSEUM April 16, 2021–January 9, 2022 Dive deep into the stories and science that surround the magnificent orca, spirit of BC’s wild coast and apex predator of all oceans. Follow the currents of ecological activism, popular culture and Indigenous beliefs to gain a new appreciation of these sophisticated animals, long feared in Western

  • Victoria Symphony

VICTORIA SYMPHONY VIRTUAL SEASON

Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges Premiers April 1 @ 7:30 pm at victoriasymphony.ca Joseph Boulogne, also known as “Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges” was a remarkable violinist, composer, soldier and athlete. Despite having to deal with the challenges of being a person of mixed race, he was regarded as one of the most impressive figures of 18th

  • Virtual Star Parties

VIRTUAL STAR PARTIES

  April 24th Milky Way the Easy Way with Astrophotographer and Videographer Tim Yaworski May 15th Prof. Kim Venn, University of Victoria (details available soon) On Saturday, March 27th, the Friends of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory are presenting a virtual Star Party from 7-9 p.m. on Zoom and YouTube.  The speaker is Malhaur Kendurkhar who

  • Victoria Symphony

VICTORIA SYMPHONY VIRTUAL SEASON

Next concert premiering March 18. Lorraine Min has been praised by the New York Times for her "impeccable phrase-shaping" and "crystalline sound," For this program, this local musical treasure is reunited with the orchestra for what is arguably Mozart’s most famous work for keyboard, his Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major. Also included on

  • Fairbank Calligraphy

CAROLINGIAN BOOK HAND WITH FAIRBANK CALLIGRAPHY

two Saturdays, February 20 & 27, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm via ZOOM FREE - First session free for non members. Fairbank Calligraphy Society with Christiane Lenz is teaching a FREE Online Carolingian Book Hand provides an excellent basis for learning calligraphy. (This script is an extremely legible hand and many of our familiar