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May 17 2018

May 17 2018

Announcing the Vancouver Cantata Singers 2018-19 Season: Light and Darkness!

Darkness and light surround us in so many ways – environmentally, worldly, spiritually, and metaphorically. The four concerts of our 2018-19 season all reflect this juxtaposition in their own way. Threnody: Requiem and Remembrance embraces music as a lament and consolation; the Requiem text being repose for souls of the dead in asking for perpetual light. Our annual Christmas Reprise […]


May 10 2018

May 10 2018

Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration: Celebration, Joy, and Hope

For our 60th anniversary performance this Saturday, Vancouver Cantata Singers debuts a brand new choral commission from Jocelyn Morlock, Io, Io!, alongside J.S. Bach’s cantatas: Wachet Auf (BWV 140) and Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 61), motets: Komm, Jesu, Komm (BWV 229), Lobet den Herrn (BWV 230), and O Jesu Christ (BWV 118) and a choral work by J.S. […]


April 30 2018

April 30 2018

Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration: Q & A with Jocelyn Morlock

Vancouver Cantata Singers debuts a brand new choral commission from Jocelyn Morlock at our May 12th performance of Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration. We interviewed her about her recent composition and thoughts about her composing life.   You have been composer-in-residence at the Vancouver Symphony for several years now, composing many orchestral works in recent years. […]