Baroque concert on Mt. Tolmie Monday

Prepare to be taken back in time as a dozen musicians dressed in wigs and centuries-old attire will host two melodic public shows

Set atop the picturesque summit of Mount Tolmie, prepare to be taken back in time as a dozen musicians dressed in wigs and centuries-old attire will host two melodic public shows.

Raven Baroque performers will look as if they’re straight out of the 1600s, playing baroque music of the same era.

The shows will feature music from composers Antonio Vivaldi, Heinrich Biber, Luigi Boccherini, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Georg Telemann and Tomaso Albinoni.

Performers include Hollas Longton, a University of Victoria grad, and a PhD student in musical composition; UVic music educator Gerard O’Leary; and freelance musician Kate Rhodes.

Hour-long shows take place on the reservoir atop the mountain beginning at 1:30 and 3 p.m. on B.C. Day (Monday, Aug. 5).

Chairs for 150 audience members will be provided, otherwise attendees need to bring their own seat.

Admission is by donation. See

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