The Vancouver Chamber Choir is a professional twenty-member vocal ensemble conducted by Jon Washburn. Upcoming concert performances are listed below.
Upcoming Chamber Choir Concerts
Note: Concert details are subject to change so check the choir’s website for exact details and ticket availability.
- Friday, October 19th, 2018 – We are Singers/We are Song concert at Pacific Spirit United Church (formerly Ryerson United) at 2195 West 45th Avenue in Vancouver. The annual FOCUS! event includes performances by the Capilano University Singers and Trinity Western University’s Chamber Choir.
- Friday, November 9th, 2018 – For Love is Strong concert featuring conductor-singer-composer Kathleen Allan at Pacific Spirit United Church (formerly Ryerson United) at 2195 West 45th Avenue in Vancouver.
- Friday, December 7th, 2018 – Handel’s Messiah concert with conductor Jon Washburn at the Orpheum Theatre at 601 Smithe Street in Vancouver. The concert includes performances by the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Pacifica Singers, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra and a number of Canadian soloists.
- Friday, December 14th, 2018 – A Joyful Christmas concert at Pacific Spirit (formerly Ryerson) United Church at 2195 West 45th Avenue in Vancouver.
- Friday, January 25th, 2019 – Love & Mercy concert with special guest Erick Lichte (from Chor Leoni Men’s Choir) at Shaughnessy Heights United Church at 1550 West 33rd Avenue in Vancouver.
- Saturday, February 16th, 2019 – Famous Choruses of Great Composers concert at Shaughnessy Heights United Church at 1550 West 33rd Avenue in Vancouver. Featured music includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten Haydn, Handel, Monteverdi, Mozart, Orff, Raminsh, Wagner and Willan.
- Friday, March 15th, 2019 – Music Sea to Sea: The Farewell Tour concert at Shaughnessy Heights United Church at 1550 West 33rd Avenue in Vancouver.
- Friday, April 19th, 2019 – Music for a Very Good Friday concert featuring the works of Bach, O’Regan and Vaughan Williams at the Orpheum Theatre at 601 Smithe Street in Vancouver.
- Friday, May 10th, 2019 – Youth & Music 2019: Music’s Future at Shaughnessy Heights United Church at 1550 West 33rd Avenue in Vancouver. The concert features finalists from the choir’s 14th Young Composers’ Competition.
About the Vancouver Chamber Choir
Formed in 1971 by present conductor Jon Washburn, the Vancouver Chamber Choir has performed thousands of concerts across Canada as well as in over 16 countries around the world.
There are two affiliated choirs. One is the Pacifica Singers, which is a select vocal ensemble that performs four or so times each season with the Vancouver Chamber Choir, as well as once or twice on its own.
The second affiliated choir is the Vancouver Youth Choir which was founded in 2013 and includes three different groups comprising well over 100 child and youth singers.
The mandate of the Vancouver Chamber Choir is “to facilitate music-making of the highest caliber and commitment.” Their mission is to “make choral music of fully professional character and quality; … to foster appreciation of choral music among the public; … [and] to contribute significantly to [their} local, national and international choral communities ….”
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Check out the Vancouver Chamber Choir website for more details.
To learn about other similar chorale groups, click Vancouver Choirs.
And for a list of information about upcoming concerts of all kinds, click Vancouver Shows & Entertainment.