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January 3 2019

January 3 2019

Win an Okanagan Wine Tour Package for two between May – September 2019!

Support Vancouver Cantata Singers this season by purchasing raffle tickets and be entered to win this sweet prize! Tickets: $10 each or $100 for 12 tickets 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 […]


December 7 2018

December 7 2018

Ave Maria – A Christmas Reprise Tradition

Every Christmas Reprise (since 2002), the Vancouver Cantata Singers have ended the program with Franz Biebl’s Ave Maria. The Ave Maria text dates back many centuries and countless music compositions have been inspired by it. A local fireman’s choir in Munich had asked Biebl to write something for the choir in anticipation of a choir festival […]


October 29 2018

October 29 2018

Jean Coulthard: A threnody for her mother.

Jean Coulthard was only 25 years old when she lost her mother to a sudden, severe appendix attack in 1933, in the days before antibiotics. Her choral work, Threnody (a wailing ode, song, hymn or poem of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person), is dedicated to her mother, Jean Robinson Coulthard. Coulthard took […]