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Event Archive - Bach & Handel Meet Sally: Sidney Classical Orchestra, Susan de Burgh - piano, Stephen Brown - conductor, Robert Holliston - speaker

Fri. November 23rd 2018 - Fri. November 23rd 2018 @  St Elizabeth's Catholic Church, 10030 Third Street, Sidney, BC Sidney BC (All Ages)
7:30 pm doors at 6:30 pm
Adult 25, Student 13, Age 19 & under FREE at the door
Tickets at: Tanners Bookstore - Sidney, City Scribe - Brentwood Bay, Long & McQuade - Victoria

Event Categories

Music: Classical
JS Bach - Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1062
Susan de Burgh - piano
GF Handel - Water Music Suite No. 2, arranged by S Brown
Stephen Brown - The Adventures of Sally and Her Motorcycle - premiere
Robert Holliston - speaker
Friday, November 23, 2018, 7:30 pm
Bach’s Concerto in D minor for Keyboard, BWV 1052, is his finest composition in this genre and here features the fine pianist Susan de Burgh. Also included is a suite I have arranged from Handel’s Water Music and the premiere of my new piece “The Adventures of Sally and Her Motorcycle”. Several friends have told me they love this new piece and find it charming and I hope you will too! Orchestral colour abounds and the ever-witty Robert Holliston will read the story - see below for the synopsis.

The Adventures of Sally and Her Motorcycle is a story for both young and old. It tells the tale of Sally, an 11-year-old girl, who sets off on a road trip on her motorcycle and sidecar with her 8-year-old brother, Tómas, and Tómas’ dog, Dog Billy. They are searching for a Giant Thing they can build beside the road to bring happiness and prosperity to their impoverished small town in Canada. On their


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Sidney Classical Orchestra

The Sidney Classical Orchestra (SCO) is a professional chamber orchestra based in Sidney, BC. The SCO, under the direction of Stephen Brown, performs four times a year at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. more info