Sounding Heaven and Earth

Spend a week with us for a festival of great music and more!

Come for the Royal Canadian College of Organist’s National Convention (July 6-9) with workshops, headline concerts, services, receptions and recitals, or come early and stay for the whole festival (July 3-12) and take in some of our exciting fringe events, including concerts by Maxine Thevenot, the Choir of St John’s Cathedral, Albuquerque, members of the Victoria Symphony, a transcription of Holst’s “The Planets” with beer pairings, a screening of the “Pipe Dreams” documentary, and a visit to Victoria’s iconic Butchart Gardens!

Register now to save money. Bring a friend, partner, or spouse and buy them an OFC Concert Pass, which includes tickets to almost all of the concerts from July 3 to 12.

Festival Convention Registration

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Individual Concert and Workshop Tickets

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Concert and Event Schedule

See you there!

Featuring

Handel and Herschel Organ Concerti,
featuring Shawn Potter, Michael Jarvis,
and Victoria Baroque

Monday, July 6, 7:30 pm
(Church of St John the Divine)

18th-century astronomer-composer William Herschel is enjoying something of a revival – find out why!

Included in convention registration, all-concert pass, or individual tickets ($30) available here.

Sounding Heaven: The Choir of Jesus College,
Cambridge in concert

Wednesday, July 8, 7:30 pm
(St Andrew’s RC Cathedral)

One of the UK’s foremost mixed-voice choirs, the College Choir regularly sings Evensong in chapel, tours internationally, and has performed at the BBC Proms.

Included in convention registration, all-concert pass, or individual tickets ($30) available here.

Music of the Spheres: Jean-Willy Kunz and Bob McDonald

Tuesday, July 7, 7:30 pm
(First Church of Christ, Scientist)

CBC science journalist Bob McDonald joins Montreal-based concert organist Jean-Willy Kunz in a musical and visual extravaganza.

 

Included in convention registration, all-concert pass, or individual tickets ($30) available here.

Étoile du soir: Daniel Roth plays Vierne

Thursday, July 9, 7:30 pm
(Christ Church Cathedral)

We celebrate the 150th birthday of Notre Dame’s Louis Vierne, with a program of his music played by international concert organist and titulaire of the famous Cavaillé-Coll instrument of St. Sulpice in Paris.

 

Included in convention registration, all-concert pass, or individual tickets ($30) available here.

Photo Credits: Destination Greater Victoria

And Don’t Miss…

Enjoy Victoria’s Unique Pacific Coast Organ Festival Experience

Butchart Gardens

No visit to Victoria is complete without exploring the world-renowned The Butchart Gardens! Experience 55-acres of lush greens and floral splendor.

Created in 1904 by Jennie Butchart to restore natural beauty to her husband’s mined-out quarry, the lush grounds are simply amazing.

Ghost Walk

Explore the spooky side of downtown Victoria with this narrated nighttime ghost tour of the elegant city. Your local guide will take you to some of the city center’s most allegedly haunted haunts, sharing with you with tales of horrors past, as you uncover the eerier aspects of Victoria’s history.

Plus…

President’s Reception at Pacific Opera Victoria’s Baumann Centre.


Cathedral Evensong sung by the Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge.


The Devil’s Pedals: Tony Genge and the mighty B3 (Wednesday,
July 8: Late night show in a jazz club)


Choral Reading Session presented by Oxford University Press: house composer David Bednall takes us through our paces with the latest releases from OUP.


Organ Crawl of historic south-island instruments


Daily OrgelkidsCAN workshops

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