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Elektra celebrates its new Christmas CD!

Elektra has released its 13th CD, a Christmas recording entitled Still. It features sacred and secular Christmas music by Elektra and guest artists Lorna McGhee (flute), David Owen (oboe), and the Borealis String Quartet. The disc weaves together familiar carols in outstanding arrangements, including Still, Still, Still, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Deck the …read more

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Four Choirs – One Delightful Evening September 19th

For eight decades, classical music aficionados have been coming to hear outstanding classical music at Ryerson United Church in Vancouver’s Kerrisdale neighbourhood.  The church is looking to the future – embarking on improvements that will serve Elektra and other choirs, chamber music and more in new and revitalized spaces.  “It’s a dream come true to …read more

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Guest choir Cantus talks Tapestry!

From Cantus! “It is with great expectation that Cantus travels to Canada to be a part of the festival! It is always exciting to meet new womens’ choirs, especially those who have high standards in their music performance. We are all looking forward to cooperating with other choral singers during our days spent in Vancouver. …read more

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Choral Leadership for Young Women!

Looking forward to welcoming girls in Grades 8 – 12 for our third annual Choral Leadership for Young Women workshop on January 31st.  What do we do that day, you ask?  Well, we start out as a large group of singers, including our Elektra members.  We will get our voices warmed up under the leadership …read more

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Announcing new CD ‘All My Heart is Listening’!

All My Heart is Listening – a line from the beautiful poem Noche de Lluvia by Juanita de Ibarbourou and the title of Elektra Women’s Choir’s twelfth recording.  Elektra is delighted to announce the release of its 12th CD, featuring music of composers Christine Donkin, Malcolm Edwards, Bjørn Kruse, Ramona Luengen, Kate MacColl, Sid Robinovitch, Sheldon Rose, Stephen Smith, Ward …read more