Our 2016 -17 Concert Season

#1: Sounds and Sweet Airs

Sunday, November 20th 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.


#2: Viva Vivaldi

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

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

#3: Cross-Canada Tour

April 23rd, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

Music for the Sesquicentenary, all by Canadian composers. Further details to come…


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.