Serious Viola Power: a concert to benefit Victoria Hospice

Event Date: 
Friday, January 30, 2015

IngridVictoria Hospice is proud to present the violas of the Victoria Symphony in a fund raising concert and silent auction on January 30, 2015, 7 p.m., at James Bay United Church. Tickets are $25.

Eight Victoria symphony violists—Kenji Fuse, Mieka Michaud, Kay Cochrane, Stacey Boal, Jenny MacLeod, Donna Robertson, Chris Prince and Michael Van der Sloot, assisted by pianist Wendy Stofer—will play together in memory of Ingrid Buschmann, who was a long-time member of the viola section.  Ingrid passed away at Victoria Hospice in October 2013. Funds raised go to aid Victoria Hospice’s Patient Comfort Fund.Greg Bartholomew

The violists will perform the Gordon Jacob Suite for 8 Violas, York Bowen’s Fantasia for Four Violas, and a viola sonata dedicated to the memory of Ingrid, Seattle composer Greg Bartholomew’s “In the Language of Meditation”. The Victoria performance will be the work’s Canadian premiere, and even better, the composer will be in attendance.

For tickets and information, call 250-519-1744 or email at Victoria Hospice Fund Development




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