Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra

Date: May 26, 2018

November 23 | 7:30 pm & November 24 | 3:00 pm, 2019

On November 23 and 24, 2019 experience Elektra Women’s Choir’s beloved concert evoking the warmth and wonder of the Christmas season at Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Morna Edmundson, Canada’s celebrated Elektra welcomes special guests, Vetta Chamber Players, Joan Blackman, Artistic Director and violinist, Rebecca Wenham, cellist, and the Vancouver Bach Children’s Chorus, Marisa Gaetanne, Music Director.

A wealth of beloved carols from Read More

Women of the Italian Baroque

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March 7, 2020 • 7:30 pm

Immerse yourself in exquisite music from 17th Century Italy as Canada’s celebrated Elektra Women’s Choir and guest conductor, Alexander Weimann perform virtuosic music by seven women composers of the baroque era. Focusing on the vast legacy of Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704), this is a program of music first heard in convents across Northern Italy. Discover composers Caterina Assandra, Raphaella Aleotti, Bianca Maria Meda, Maria Xaviera Peruchona, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Read More

Evening with Elektra Fundraising Gala

Date: May 26, 2019

April 18, 2020

Come celebrate the magic of Elektra Women’s Choir and be “spellbound” at our fundraising gala to be held on April 18, 2020 at the majestic Terminal City Club.  Please join us for an evening of warm camaraderie, exquisite music, dinner and drinks, a fabulous auction, and other tantalizing surprises in support of Elektra Women’s Choir, now in our 33rd season of excellence.

Evening with Elektra 2020 is a celebration of the beauty and magic of nature. Read More

The Lost Words: A Spell Book

Date: May 26, 2018

May 6 and 7, 2020 • 8:00 pm

In 2017,  author Robert Macfarlane and illustrator Jackie Morris created a magical book called The Lost Words: A Spell Book. It was a whimsical and evocative response to the fact that, in 2007, the Oxford Junior Dictionary had replaced 40 words about the natural world with words about the digital one.  “Adder” and “willow” had given way to “cut-and-paste” and “voice mail”. Written in hope, Robert’s “spells” are meant to conjure Read More