The Light of Hope Returning

November 26 and 27, 2021, 7:30 pm
Pacific Spirit United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

SOLD OUT Celebrate a return to live music with this stunning combination of music and visual art as Elektra performs The Light of Hope Returning, a full-concert Christmas/Winter Solstice piece featuring Elektra, soloist Allison Girvan, and an instrumental ensemble. Based on folk styles and familiar carols, this unique score by Shawn Kirchner is performed live …read more

Lake of Stars

May 14, 7:30 pm and May 15, 3:00 pm
Pacific Spirit United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Elektra welcomes the Sitka String Quartet of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (Cassandra Bequary and Karen Gerbrecht, violin, Emilie Grimes, viola, Olivia Blander, cello) in a program of uplifting works in celebration of life and nature. Joining us also are flautist Heather Beaty and bassist Yefeng Yin. The concert features three world premieres: Snewíyalh tl’a Staḵw …read more

Snewíyalh tl’a Staḵw (Teachings of the Water)

June 9, 2022 at 7pm
Video release Elektra's YouTube Channel

On June 9, Elektra will release a new video, Snewíyalh tl’a Staḵw (Teachings of the Water). The fruit of a collaborative project with First Nations for over two years which was conceived by Co-Curator and ethnomusicologist, Dr. Jeanette Gallant (B.Mus. UBC, D.Phil. Oxford), the video is a musical exploration of water teachings in First Nations …read more

The Lost Words: A Spell Book

Pacific Spirit United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

The Lost Words: A Spell Book is scheduled for live performance in October 2022 – stay tuned for more details! Please click here if you would like to receive a notification about firm concert dates for The Lost Words. In 2017, author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris created a magical book called The Lost …read more