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October 3 2017

October 3 2017

Calling all VCS Alumni!

Hello VCS Alumni! Vancouver Cantata Singers is celebrating 60 continuous years of singing and we want to find all our alumni. There are 700 of you! Please help us by inviting all alumni that you know of to our Facebook Group: Vancouver Cantata Singers Alumni. We wish to invite you all to sing a piece or […]


March 28 2017

March 28 2017

Songs of Ariel: an interview with composer, Kristopher Fulton

1. What is Songs of Ariel and what inspired you to compose this set of music? I had been wanting for years to set Shakespeare. Given my affinity for using mythology in my work, the ethereal character of Ariel was a natural fit. 2. You’ve listed the set on your website as ‘difficult’ – what challenges do the […]


March 2 2017

March 2 2017

Full Fathom Five: the catchphrase that’s lasted centuries

2016 marked the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, he died at age 52. His international influence has produced a plethora of works in all artistic mediums since his death. One particular phrase, full fathom five, from Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, has been repeatedly used in English-language culture over the four centuries since its composition.   The phrase (see […]