Three Choirs Collaborate at ISCM World New Music Days 2017
Join three of Vancouver’s finest choral ensembles on Saturday, November 4 as they perform new works from around the world as part of the largest contemporary music event ever held in Canada. Elektra, musica intima, and the Vancouver Chamber Choir are collaborating for concerts at 3:00pm and 7:30pm at Christ Church Cathedral. Elektra will sing the Canadian premiere of The Song of Song of Songs by Estonian composer Tõnu Korvits and, together with soloist Fabiana Katz and the women of the Vancouver Chamber Choir, R. Murray Schafer’s delightful The Star Princess and the Waterlilies.
Composers and contemporary music professionals from 50 countries and across Canada will be in attendance as thee three Vancouver choirs perform on November 4th. ISCM2017 runs November 2-8 in several downtown venues. ISCM World New Music Days 2017 is presented by the International Society for Contemporary Music, the International Society for Contemporary Music Canadian Section, the Canadian League of Composers, and Music on Main. Visit the website and scroll down to November 4 for more information and tickets to this choral extravaganza.
Elektra performs at St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Victoria
Elektra Women’s Choir is delighted to perform for our Victoria audience on Sunday, November 26th at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 740 View Street, at 2:30 pm.
Under the baton of Artistic Director, Morna Edmundon, Elektra Women’s Choir ushers in the season of Advent with Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra. This concert is a seasonal tradition for many families! Experience familiar carols and new works connecting the past with the present, including the world premiere of a suite of carol arrangements by Canadian composer Laura Hawley. Anchoring the program is Benjamin Britten’s timeless A Ceremony of Carols with harpist Vivian Chen.
Tickets: $20 adults / $15 seniors / $10 students
Available through the St. Andrew’s Parish Office at 250-388-5571 (Blanshard and View Street), Ivy’s Bookshop (2188 Oak Bay Avenue), and Long & McQuade (2612 Quadra Street).
Please visit St. Andrew’s Cathedral Events page for more information.