Selkirk Pro‐Musica presents Camerata Strings

Camerata Strings, featuring nine members of the Selkirk Chamber Orchestra will perform some of the world’s best‐loved string music

Nine well‐known members of the Selkirk Chamber Orchestra have come together as “Camerata Strings” to prepare an evening of glorious string music on December 9 at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church.

Led by violinist Wendy Herbison, the group, which includes local teachers — cellist Jeff Faragher, violinists Josette Laforge and Martine denBok, and violist Miranda Hughes — will perform some of the world’s best‐loved string music. On the program will be Mozart’s joyful Divertimento in D, Handel’s Concerto Grosso Op. 6 #7, Barber’s deeply moving Adagio for Strings, and the ever popular Elgar Serenade.

Others member of the ensemble are violinists Vic Neufeld and Lena Ruiz, cellist Bronwyn LeBlanc and bassist, Alex Nichol. All the musicians play with Symphony of the Kootenays.

Rounding out the program will be the first movement of the famous Octet by Mendelssohn, a movement of a Dvorak Quintet, Purcell’s Chaconne in G minor and the Capriol Suite by Peter Warlock.

Enhancing the rich string sound of this varied repertoire is the wonderful acoustics of St. Saviour’s church.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 at Otter Books or at the door.

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