November 6 2017Vancouver’s choral scene, 60 years ago.
It was the late 1950s and the world was changing. In 1957, the Soveit satellite Sputnik was launched and in 1959, Xerox introduces the first commercial photocopier to the market. Locally, in 1957, the Oak Street bridge opened, Elvis came to town (while fans ended the performance with a riot, read more here), and in 1958, Oscar Peterson performed at the Orpheum Theatre. […]