Our 2016 -17 Concert Season

Our 2016-2017 concert season is now over.  We look forward to performing for you again next year.

Past concerts this season:

Cross-Canada Tour
April 23rd, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Music for the Sesquicentenary, all by Canadian composers. With special guests Ivonne Hernandez (fiddle) and the Viva Youth Voices.  More…

Viva Vivaldi
February 18th & 19th, 2017, both at 2:30 p.m.

With chamber orchestra, Vivaldi’s Gloria back-to-back with a new Canadian setting of the same text by Ontario composer Jeff Enns. With Margaret Lingas, soprano, Tasha Farivar, mezzo-soprano.  Also on the programme Vivaldi’s “Winter” concerto with violinist Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith.

Sounds and Sweet Airs
Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.

Via Choralis and special guest Katrina Bligh, oboe, performing songs about music from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Premières by Lucas Oickle and Jennifer Bennet.


All performances at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 10030 Third Street, Sidney.


Advance tickets will be available from Tanner’s Books (Sidney) and from choir members. You can also buy tickets online from our website.


AUDITIONS.  We are auditioning continuously for the present season. To book an appointment please email us at viachoralis@shaw.ca.

INVITATION to Young Composers: Congratulations to Lucas Oickle, the winner of our 2016 competition for his “Through the Azure Skies.”  We are now accepting submissions for 2017. Click on the red maple leaf for more information.