Spring Concert – May 28, 2017
Come join us for a celebration of Canadian music! We will be presenting several pieces by composer Imant Raminsh and songs from across Canada. Tickets are available at the door. You may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org to preorder tickets.
Christmas Concert – Nov 27, 2016
West End Chamber Choir presents its Christmas concert, featuring music of two great composers, Benjamin Britten and W.Amadeus Mozart.
Talented harpist Tegan Peemoeller joined the choir for Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and our wonderful pianist Stanislava Deltcheva accompanied Mozart’s 6 Nocturnes.
Christmas at Granville Island – Dec 18, 2016
A free concert of Christmas favourites, in the Public Market loft
11:00 am to Noon
Summer Choir 2016
This summer the choir practiced an exciting work by Mendelssohn, Hymn of Praise. June 6 to July 25, 2016 – Mondays, 7:30-9:30 pm at the West End Community Centre
Spring 2016 Concerts
- Andrew Greenwod, Baritone
- Youliana Tichelova, Soprano
- Sy Seleck, Tenor
“West End Chamber Choir’s Carmina Burana (May 2016) was well-directed, diversified… a highly professional presentation. Delighted to be in the audience.” Rita Radzikowski, Founder & 1st Director of Vivaldi Choir
Saturday, May 14 – West End Community Centre, Anniversary celebration
Saturday, April 23 – Carmina Burana with the Vancouver Island Symphony , Port Theatre, Nanaimo. An amazing experience with the VIS Choir and Pierre Simard, Conductor. View photos.
Fall 2015 Concerts
Sunday, Nov 29 – Famous Opera Choruses – 3 pm – Coal Harbour Community Centre
- Works by Bizet, Borodin, Donizetti, Handel, Puccini, Verdi
- Featured soloists Dolores Scott, Soprano; Youliana Tichelova, Soprano; Fabiana Katz, Mezzo; Mark De Silva, Tenor
Thursday, Dec 3 – Yule Duel 6-9 pm in Gastown! This is a fund-raising event featuring 20+ local choirs, benefiting the Downtown East Side hospice, May’s Place
Tuesday, Dec 8 – Christmas Songs and Opera Choruses – 7:30 pm at the New Westminster Public Library, Main Level
Summer 2015 Concerts
July 30, 2015 – The Summer Choir 2015 performs Carmina Burana on July 30 at 8:00 pm. St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 1805 Larch Street. Admission by donation. View poster
June 27, 2015 – Free concert at Vancouver Public Library’s Canadian Multicultural Day celebrations, 1:00 pm in the atrium of the Central branch of the Vancouver Public Library, Georgia and Hamilton.
Summer Choir 2015
Carmina Burana Workshop
Immerse yourself in music this summer! Join the Summer Choir to sing one of the greatest works ever written for choir and orchestra, Carmina Burana by Carl Orff.
Rehearsals June 15 to July 27 – 7:30 to 9:30 pm at the West End Community Centre: regular rehearsals Monday, sectional rehearsals Thursday.
Spring 2015 Concerts
May 2, 2015: Gloria!
The WECC celebrated spring with a performance of Puccini’s Messa de Gloria and selections from Vivaldi’s Gloria, at VSO’s Pyatt Hall. The choir was accompanied by a small orchestra and featured soloists. Watch us on You Tube. View photos. View poster.
- Youliana Tichelova, soprano
- Christopher Simmons, tenor
- Andrew Greenwood, baritone
Choral Workshops: Puccini Messa di Gloria
Jan 17 and 24 at Coal Harbour Community Centre, 12 – 4 pm each day. View poster.
Fall 2014 Concerts
Nov 29, 2014
Join the WECC for a free afternoon concert at the Vancouver Public Library. Songs of the World celebrates the diversity of West End Chamber Choir’s singers. We are all Canadians, but born in different countries around the world. In this program you will hear songs in ten languages – English, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Polish, Russian and Bulgarian.
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm, VPL Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street, Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level. View poster.
Dec 6, 2014
Come join us for Christmas songs at the Granville Island Public Market – 2:30 p.m. Inside the public market food court area, on the balcony at the north end.
Dec 17, 2014
The WECC sings your favourite Christmas songs! View poster.
- Wednesday, Dec 17
- Vancouver Christmas Market, Georgia & Hamilton (on the plaza of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre)
- 2 performances: 7:00 and 8:00 PM
5th Anniversary Concert, June 7 at Pyatt Hall
The WECC celebrated its 5th anniversary at our annual spring event. The program included works by Brahms, Faure, Massenet, Puccini, Verdi and more. Special guest choir, Downton Singers, joined us to celebrate this special anniversary. View poster
Christmas Concerts, Dec 2013
Vancouver Christmas Market – Dec 12, 2013
Granville Island – Dec 22, 2013
Verdi Requiem, Nov 9, 2013:
The West End Chamber Choir performed Verdi’s magnificent Requiem in commemoration of his 200th birthday, at Pyatt Hall (VSO School of Music), accompanied by orchestral ensemble and soloists Diane Speirs (soprano), Katherine Landry (mezzo-soprano), John Arsenault (tenor), Andrew Greenwood (bass). View poster
Annual Spring Concert, June 23, 2013:
‘The Joy of Singing’,our annual Spring Concert, was performed with special guest choir, The Willow Street Singers, at Coal Harbour Community Centre. Our program included works by Verdi, Bruckner, Donizetti, Lauridsen, Debussy, Di Lasso and more. View poster
Christmas Carols in the Community, Dec 22, 2012
Traditional carols at the Denman Place Shopping Mall
Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms, Nov 24, 2012
In celebration of Stravinsky’s 130th birthday, performed with the Varna Chamber Orchestra, at Coal Harbour Community Centre. View poster
Joy of Singing, June 9, 2012
An eclectic mix of classical and contemporary works, including:
- Borodin, Polovstsian Dances (Prince Igor)
- Bruckner, Locus Iste
- Hassler, Tanzen und Springen
- De Palestrina, Sicut Servus
- Debussy, Trois Chansons
- Lauridsen, Sure on This Shining Night
- Saint-Saens, Calme des Nuits
- Gershwin, Sing of Spring
Schubert’s Mass in A flat (No 5), Feb. 3 and 5, 2012
- A performance with the Willan Choir and the West Coast Symphony, with conductor Maestro Bujar Llapaj, at Christ Church Cathedral,Vancouver BC