Archive for November, 2009

Meet Cari Burdett, mezzo-soprano

This year our mezzo-soprano in the second half of the Christmas Oratorio is Cari Burdett, who sang last year as well. (more…)

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Nancy Washeim, soprano

Nancy Washeim, well-known to Sooke and Victoria audiences, will be singing in the Bach Christmas Oratorio (second part) this year. Concerts take place on 5 and 6 December. (more…)

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High Notes asked Rylan Gajek how it felt, to be playing with the SPO

He wrote:
I was very excited. Before the concerts, I was definitely a bit nervous, but once I was on stage with the full symphony behind me and with such a wonderful, exciting piece to play, I couldn’t help being absorbed by the possibilities of the moment. (more…)

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from David Lintern

When I first heard a number of years ago that Sooke had a Philharmonic Orchestra I had to suppress a chuckle. (more…)

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– check out Deryk Barker’s review of our Sunday concert at this link:


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Hi Folks

The battle is over and well won. We cast away the swords and rest awhile in the gentle sun – once more. And once more I think we are all taking justified satisfaction in the glowing results of our efforts. (more…)

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