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Open Air: A Summer Festival of Music – The Wind in the Woods

The Wind in the Woods

This trio of wind instruments explores an array of short chamber works for winds by Bach, Tchaikovsky and Mozart, a few gems by iconic American composers Scott Joplin, Stephen Foster, and George Gershwin, as well as works by Jacques Ibert and Georges Auric.

Ibert – Four Movements from Cinq pièces en trio

Mozart – Divertimento in B-flat

Joplin, arr. Goodman – Ragtime Dance

Foster, arr. Goodman – Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair

Georges Auric – Trio for Winds

Gershwin, arr. Armitage – Summertime and I got Plenty of Nuttin’

Mozart, arr. Goodman – From Nozze di Figaro: Duettino Contessa Susanna

Mozart, arr. Goodman – From Cosi fan tutte: Una donna a quindici ani,

Bach, arr. Duchene – From Cantana, BWV 156: Sinfonia

Tchaikovsky, arr. Goodman– From The Nutcraker: Trepak


Russell Bajer, oboe

Rebecca Hissen, clarinet

Jenny Gunter, bassoon

Saturday, July 24 / 5:00 pm / The Butler’s Garden

Sunday, July 25 / 5:00 pm / The Butler’s Garden

Thursday, July 29 / 6:30 pm / The Butler’s Garden

Saturday, July 31 / 2:00 pm / The Butler’s Garden

Sunday, August 1 / 5:00 pm / The Butler’s Garden


The Victoria Symphony performs on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen peoples and acknowledges with respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continues to this day. We extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live, create, and perform on this territory.