Organist brings classics to Victoria

Robert Dukarm performs at Christ Church Cathedral’s winter lunchtime recital series

Christ Church Cathedral’s winter lunchtime recital series presents Victoria organist Robert Dukarm this Friday (Feb. 13).

A native of Victoria, Dukarm is organist at St. John the Evangelist Church. He continues his organ studies under Christ Church Cathedral`s music director and organist Michael Gormley.

Dukarm’s most recent performance at Christ Church Cathedral`s organ was in CapriCCio’s 2014 Remembrance Day performance of Fauré`s Requiem.

Multi-talented, Robert Dukarm is a classically trained violinist, who also plays jazz on the violin as part of a “hot jazz” group and is the rehearsal pianist of the Newcombe Singers.

The lunchtime recitals feature accomplished performers from the Island and Lower Mainland.

Soprano Nancy Washeim and Jane Edler-Davis will present a song recital Speake, Music! Melodies for the Cradle on Feb. 27.

All performances begin at 12:15 p.m. Admission is by donation.

 

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