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    June 2014 Auditions

    The Vancouver Bach Choir will hold auditions on

    TUESDAY 17 JUNE 2014

    For more information and to arrange an audition time, please email the VBC’s audition coordinator at


    “LES and FRIENDS” A Vancouver Bach Choir Fundraiser

    Join Maestro Les Dala for a special afternoon gathering with some of his favourite musical friends. Performances will be given by the Bergmann Piano Duo, cellist Joseph Elworthy, bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch, mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó and more!

    Join Maestro Dala and the artists after the performance for an intimate reception where light refreshments will be served.

    Seating is limited – purchase your tickets today!

    Sunday 16 February 2014 @ 2:00 pm
    Vancouver Academy of Music Koerner Recital Hall (1270 Chestnut Street)
    Tickets $65 | To purchase tickets, please call 604.872.8789

    This is a fundraising event for the Vancouver Bach Choir. A partial tax receipt will be issued for each ticket purchased.

    CRA registered charity # 119281186 RR 0001

    Food Bank Donations

    Help make the holidays merry and bright for local families by bringing healthy, non-perishables with you to Christmas with the Bach Choir (Dec. 1 at 2pm) and Handel’s Messiah (Dec. 14 at 8pm). Volunteers from the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society will be on hand to collect donations in the lobby at both concerts

    Handel’s Messiah: the triumphant return of a glorious tradition!

    Saturday 14 December 2013 at 8:00 pm | Orpheum Theatre

    Superb music and ancient text combine in this treasured oratorio performed by the magnificent voices of the Vancouver Bach Choir, accompanied by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Music Director Leslie Dala.

    Featuring: Soprano Rachel Fenlon | Mezzo-soprano Sylvia Szadovszki | Tenor Martin Sadd | Baritone Aaron Durand

    Tickets and info: 604.696.4290

    Messiah Symposium

    Tuesday 10 December 2013 at 7:00 pm | Vancouver Public Library (Alice MacKay Room) | 350 W. Georgia

    Street | Tickets: FREE

    Messiah Symposium (hosted by Music Director Leslie Dala)

    Join Maestro Dala and members of the Vancouver Bach Choir for an overview of G.F. Handel’s renowned Messiah.

    Christmas With the Bach Choir

    Sunday 1 December 2013 at 2:00 pm | Orpheum Theatre

    Christmas With the Bach Choir: heartwarming classics to herald the holiday season! Spend an uplifting afternoon immersed in the sound of 400 soaring voices performing timeless Christmas carols and newer seasonal works, accompanied by a brass quintet and the Orpheum’s legendary Wurlitzer organ. This beloved annual tradition is a highly-anticipated opportunity to hear all levels of the Vancouver Bach Choir “Family of Choirs” in one concert – including the Adult Choir, Children’s Chorus, Youth Choir and Sarabande.

    Featuring: A Touch of Brass and organist Ellen Ay-Laung Wang
    Tickets and info: 604.696.4290