Our first priority is the care of our choristers, our staff, and our membership. Therefore, we have cancelled our upcoming performances until the British Columbia Government deems it is safe to hold events again.
Family Christmas Concert | Victoria, BC
The gang was all there. Once again we gathered with our family, board, and staff members, as well as with special guests the Open Door Choir @ Our Place, Louise Rose, and Gizmo The Elf – and our wonderful audience – to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season. It was a warm afternoon (particularly with the terrific donations of hats, scarves, mitts, and more for admission).
Classical Christmas Concert – “Music for Midwinter” | Victoria, BC
For our annual Signature Concert, we heard the crisp and twinkling sounds of carols and songs. Over four dozen talented young choristers gathered with special guests – the St. Christopher Singers, and musicians of the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra – to sing a variety of festive pieces – from Haydn’s Little Organ Solo Mass to carols that tell of shepherds, angels, and joy (to the world), traditional works from other countries, eras, and languages, and a number of familiar tunes that “decked the halls” in merriment.
Remembrance Day | Victoria, Royal BC Museum
Like music, the legacy of our Canadian Forces is meant to be shared. We were honoured to return to the RBC Museum for their annual Remembrance Day ceremony for the public.
A Fall Feast! Dinner and mini-Concert | Victoria, BC
We sang for your supper at our annual evening of a chilli dinner, dessert buffet, and silent auction – with the debut of the Victoria Children’s Choir’s 14th Season songs. Thanks to the packed house for attending, to our sponsors of the silent auction, and to all our parent, board, and singer volunteers. It was a joy to share great food, good will and gleeful music.
Veterans Candlelight Tribute | Esquimalt, BC
Every year we look forward to singing at the annual service honouring military veterans. Thank you goes to the Royal Canadian Legion, Esquimalt Dockyard Branch, for welcoming us to be a part of this special ceremony to remember those who served in the cause of peace and freedom.
World of Song, annual Signature Concert | Victoria, BC
An evening of joyful, earthy, Classical-era performance in the intimate “home concert” tradition. The Concert and Apprentice Choirs sang masterpieces, lullabies, and folk music of everything from work to love and wonders of the night. In 2014, the annual World of Song Concert featured timeless work by famous composers and musicians in a fun singing soiree! Congratulations to the 60 talented young choristers for their study and masterful performance of Hausmusik – the soundtrack of life.
How Can I keep From Singing | Victoria, BC
On a sunny Sunday in May, the Choir was please to sing at a lively Fundraiser Concert for St. Aidan’s Church, with the Ted Boulden Singers, Mirabile Choir, and Jubilate Choir.
Linden Singers Concert – Hearts & Souls | Victoria, BC
As guest conductor for the Linden Singers, our Artistic Director Madeleine Humer united the talents of over a hundred mature and youthful voices. Together, the choirs presented a series of “songs of hope and courage”, joined by well-known performers Louise Rose and Kelby MacNayr.
Pacific Baroque Festival: Bach the Borrower | Victoria, BC
At Victoria’s annual early music concert series, the Victoria Children’s Choir once again brought attention to rare music from days and cultures past. Joining professional musicians, and Festival Artistic Director, Marc Destrubé, to sing the music of Bach’s four ‘Lutheran’ Masses. Choristers learned of his early cantatas that adapted music to a new Latin text and introduced new instruments.
Joined by the Victoria Conservatory of Music Young Professionals, the St Christopher Singers, and the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, our choristers performed:
– Sinfonia from Non sa che sia dolore, BWV 209 – Motet Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden, BWV 230, transcribed for strings – Concerto for three violins in D major, BWV 1064R – Missa Brevis in A Major, BWV 234
Victoria Royals Anthem Night (Fundraiser) | Victoria, BC
The Apprentice Choir welcomed back our home team after a long stretch on the road with a cheerful singing of O Canada. Portions of ticket sales from this fundraiser go directly to help us offer music education and performance programs.