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Q+A with Chanticleer’s Music Director William Fred Scott

 We reached out to Chanticleer’s Music Director, William Fred Scott, for a Q+A prior to Chanticleer’s concert in Vancouver. In this thoughtful interview, Scott tells of his first encounter with “the world’s reigning male chorus”, Chanticleer’s program repertoire, standout touring moments, and more! ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Much of Chanticleer’s repertoire includes vocal music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods. [Noteworthy for audiences: It appears as though Sebastián de ... Read More »

A spring gala and CD release party: Phoenix Chamber Choir’s new and heartfelt gift

Phoenix Chamber Choir is set to host From Our Hearts To Yours, a celebratory gala at Heritage Hall. Experience a twofold evening of exceptional choral music—a choral concert at the event and a copy of the choir’s newest CD to take home with you. Whether you’re a long-standing supporter and patron of Phoenix, or new to the Phoenix family, director Graeme Langager’s sends along his personal invitation. “I am ... Read More »

Elektra Women’s Choir anticipates their next big trip abroad

Written by A.L. Adams It’s been 30 years since Elektra Women’s Choir was founded, and 20 since they traveled to Sydney, Australia for the World Symposium on Choral Music. Now the Vancouver-based group is ready to perform an encore—this time in Barcelona. In July 2017, Elektra will fly to Spain, joining more than 3,000 conductors, singers, and other choir professionals ... Read More »

Opening Night Fever: Leslie Gray, Soprano

How does your day start on opening night? Leslie Gray: I usually wake up to the sound of my two-year-old singing at the top of his lungs. Mornings are pretty busy around our house. I commute to Surrey for work so mornings involve helping my husband get two boys up, dressed and fed and ready for school and daycare before I head off ... Read More »

9 must-see Choral Concerts: Christmas in Artslandia

  Here at Artslandia, we’re tingling and jingling with anticipation of watching holiday magic unfurl onstage, and letting holiday carols carry us away. Here’s a short list of choral concerts we’re eager to see. Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra Women’s Choir Before they fly off to Barcelona this spring, Elektra women’s choir will host their winter concert Chez Nous—as the name ... Read More »