November 21, 2017

04/19/2013 – Vancouver Chamber Choir – Youth & Music

The Vancouver Chamber Choir gives outstanding support to the growth and development of talented young musicians through our Young Composers Program. A major component of the program is this biennial Youth & Music concert with music by and about youth, performed by the Vancouver Chamber Choir and conductor Jon Washburn (featuring Stephen Smith … [Read more...]

03/29/2013 – Vancouver Chamber Choir – Bach Mass in B Minor

This year's traditional Good Friday performance features J.S. Bach's towering choral masterpiece, the Mass in B minor. One of the great monuments of all music, this Mass plumbs the depths of musical and spiritual experience for performers and audience alike. Conductor Jon Washburn leads the outstanding soloists (Shannon Mercer, Allyson McHardy, … [Read more...]

03/15/2013 – Vancouver Chamber Choir – A Cappella Panorama, the great choral repertoire

The six-century choral repertoire is vast – surely the greatest in all of music, and conductor Jon Washburn always finds a wide range of choral favourites and discoveries when planning the program for the Vancouver Chamber Choir's annual Canadian tour. This year’s program – called A Cappella Panorama – includes Mozart, Schubert, Palestrina, Rutter, … [Read more...]

02/09/2013 – Vancouver Chamber Choir – Poetry in Music, The Conductors’ Symposium Concert

The choral art is a rich one, offering the double gift of both music and poetry. In this concert the Vancouver Chamber Choir, led by Jon Washburn and five conductors from the 33rd annual National Conductors' Symposium, performs music based on verse from some of the world's greatest poets: Goethe, Shakespeare, Auden, Whitman, Eliot, Rossetti, … [Read more...]

BC Chamber concerned business not ready for PST switch

The President of the BC Chamber of Commerce is concerned many small businesses are not ready to make the switch to the old provincial sales tax when it takes effect on April first. John Winter says a survey showed 63 per-cent of businesses are not ready for the change, and 73 per-cent feel they have not received enough information. "We're concerned … [Read more...]

BC Chamber of Commerce to host pipeline-focused energy summit

The proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline will be the focus of an energy summit later this week. It's being hosted by the BC Chamber of Commerce -- a group strongly in favour of the project. Chamber president John Winter says the public debate has been extremely one-sided. "What we're really hoping to have happen on Wednesday is a number of panels … [Read more...]

04/06/2012 – BACH IN EXCELSIS – Vancouver Chamber Choir

Many music lovers consider JS Bach to be the ultimate composer of all time and his set of six magnificent motets to be the touchstone of his choral writing. Join Jon Washburn, the singers and instrumentalists for an evening of unparalleled grace, beauty and profundity.Subscribe now by calling 604-738-6822. Single tickets available Sept 1: … [Read more...]

09/30/2011 – THE ENGLISH TOUCH – VANCOUVER CHAMBER CHOIR

The Vancouver Chamber Choir, conducted by John William Trotter, opens the 2011-2012 season with music from England, both sacred and secular.Subscribe now by calling 604-738-6822. Single tickets available Sept 1: www.ticketmaster.ca 1-855-985-ARTS (2787) Custom Feed - Vancouver Events Calendar … [Read more...]