It’s coming up to Christmas, and Elektra is arriving at the party with seven creative guests who join us on our latest CD, entitled Silent Night. Bernat Vivancos is based in Barcelona, and his arrangement of Angels We Have Heard on High sparkles with playful nuance. Ottawa-based Kelly-Marie Murphy wrote Hodie Christus Natus Est at …read more
Single concert tickets now on sale!
As of October 1st, our online season ticket sales are now complete, and we are now selling single tickets to each of our concerts for this year’s season! Ticket sales for Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra are brisk, so don’t delay in purchasing your tickets for now – this is a concert not to be …read more
2018-19 Season Tickets on Sale Now!
Visit HERE to purchase season tickets to Elektra’s exciting 2018-19 season. Season tickets will be available for purchase until October 1st, 2018, after which time individual tickets will become available for purchase.
Elektra salutes O Canada gender neutral lyrics!
On Tuesday, January 30, the Canadian Senate passed a bill which approved a change to Canada’s National Anthem to reflect more inclusive, gender-neutral language. From this point on, we will now sing ‘in all of us command’ rather than the dated language of ‘in all thy sons command’. Elektra was proud to be part of …read more
Elektra on Tour!
In July of 2017, Elektra went on tour to the South of France and to Barcelona for the 11th World Symposium on Choral Music. We couldn’t have been be more excited to fly the Canadian flag at such a prestigious event! We invited our family and friends along with us – virtually – by writing …read more
Elektra places first in category at National Choral Competitions!
Elektra members were keenly listening to CBC Radio’s Choral Concert program on the morning of Sunday, June 25th, intent on learning who would place first in Equal Voice Women’s Choir category of Choral Canada’s National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs, and were thrilled to learn that we had taken the honour! A shout out to …read more
Elektra in Kelowna
Elektra looks forward to appearing as the guest of the Okanagan Festival Singers at the First Lutheran Church (4091 Lakeshore Rd) in Kelowna, on Saturday, June 3rd at 7:30 pm. Click here to purchase tickets!
Calling all conductors of women’s choirs!
Registration is open until April 15 for the June 20/21 Women’s Choir Symposium 2017 in Los Angeles, co-hosted by Elektra and LA-based Vox Femina. This is a first-ever and meant to create lasting and meaningful connections. Please join us if you can!
Isabel Bayrakdarian in Performance with Elektra
Celebrated Canadian soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian is bringing a musical project very dear to her heart to Vancouver when she performs with Elektra in the choir’s 30th Anniversary Gala Concert at the Chan Centre on Wednesday, March 8. Says Artistic Director Morna Edmundson, “When I first met Isabel in 2015, she mentioned that she was working …read more
Elektra celebrates women composers
Thanks to generous grants from the Vancouver Foundation and the BC Arts Council, Elektra is thrilled to announce a three-year program creating opportunities for women composers. From commissions to residencies, programming and profile, over the next three seasons, Elektra will be shining a spotlight on emerging and established women composers. Read more here and contact …read more