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Classically excellent Sunday diversion in Castlegar

Camerata String ensemble Sunday in Castlegar. Pictured from left, ensemble leader Wendy Herbison, Vic Neufeld, Josette LaForge and Lena Ruiz (violins); Martine Den Bok and Miranda Hughes (Violas); Alex Nichol (bass) Bronwyn LeBlanc and Jeff Faragher (cellos). - Jim Sinclair
Camerata String ensemble Sunday in Castlegar. Pictured from left, ensemble leader Wendy Herbison, Vic Neufeld, Josette LaForge and Lena Ruiz (violins); Martine Den Bok and Miranda Hughes (Violas); Alex Nichol (bass) Bronwyn LeBlanc and Jeff Faragher (cellos).
— image credit: Jim Sinclair

About 60 music lovers made the investment of a couple of hours on Sunday at Castlegar United Church and all were happy about it. the event was the latest in the Kootenay Gallery's TD Concert Series.

The Selkirk "Camerata Strings," featuring members of the Selkirk Chamber Orchestra, mostly from Nelson, performed a showcase of classical music by composers including Mozart, Handel, Mendelssohn Elgar and Barber, beautifully performed and engagingly and informatively introduced.

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