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May 13 2019

May 13 2019

An interview with Alan Matheson

Vancouver Cantata Singers is delighted to present three compositions by Alan Matheson at our May 25th performance of Scandinavian Treasures: Songs of the North. Alan is a Vancouver-based pianist, trumpeter, composer and arranger. He teaches at the music departments of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Community College and Capilano University where he is an instructor in […]


April 15 2019

April 15 2019

Congratulations to our raffle winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our raffle, Lilliana Merler (grand prize ticket #254) and Gwyneth Westwick (second prize ticket #575)! Grand prize: Round-trip airfare for two from Vancouver to Kelowna, a two-night 3 star-hotel stay, two-day rental car, a wine tour with Okanagan Wine Tours, dinner for two at Krafty Kitchen & Bar, and $100 gas cash. Approximate Value: $1900  Second Prize:  A pair of subscriptions […]


February 6 2019

February 6 2019

Björk’s origin of the universe, Cosmogony

For our next concert, Musica Universalis: Music of the Spheres on February 23rd, we asked Kristopher Fulton (past composer-in-residence for VCS) to arrange Cosmogony by Icelandic artist Björk for mixed choir. Cosmogony was released as the second single from her eighth album Biophilia (2011). The Cosmogony lyrics are based on several myths about the creation of the universe. Björk explains: “This song is the ‘music of the spheres’ […]