The Lost Words: A Spell Book

October 1, 2022: 8:00 pm, October 2: 8:00 pm
Pacific Spirit United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

In 2017, author Robert Macfarlane and artist 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 …read more

Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra

Saturday, November 26 and Sunday November 27, 2022
Pacific Spirit United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver (Nov. 26) Good Shepherd Church, 2250-150 Street, Surrey (Nov. 27)

Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra is the choir’s seasonal offering, this year welcoming saxophonist Julia Nolan in a program of traditional and newer works from the thoughtful to the playful. Following a Saturday performance in the serene setting of Pacific Spirit United Church, Elektra is delighted to be returning to Good Shepherd Church in South …read more

Humanity

Saturday, March 11, 2023 • 7:30 pm
Pacific Spirit United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver

Elektra takes a deep dive into the human condition, exploring despair, hope, love, solidarity, boldness, and more with Humanity. This concert features the music of Zanaida Robles, Claudio Monteverdi, Marie-Claire Saindon, Libby Larsen, and more, with a focus on recent works by Canadian composer Laura Hawley. Commissioned works by Hawley, Toronto-based Palestinian-Jordanian composer Natalie Fasheh …read more

Tapestry International Choral Threads Concert

Friday, May 5, 2023 • 7:30 pm
Pacific Spirit United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue

FREE CONCERT – NO TICKETS NECESSARY! Elektra is connected to women’s choirs around the world, celebrating and championing this artistic form. Elektra welcomes two choirs known for their leadership over many decades: The Women’s Chorus of Dallas under Melinda Imthurn, and Finland’s groundbreaking ensemble, Philomela, under founding director Marjukka Riihimäki. Experience the artistry of Elektra …read more

Tapestry International Celebration Concert

Saturday, May 6, 2023 • 7:30 pm
Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard St, Vancouver

Elektra is connected to women’s choirs around the world, celebrating and championing this artistic form. Elektra welcomes two choirs known for their leadership over many decades: The Women’s Chorus of Dallas under Melinda Imthurn, and Finland’s groundbreaking ensemble, Philomela, under founding director Marjukka Riihimäki. Experience the artistry of Elektra and these ensembles at the finale …read more