Chor Leoni Remembrance Day Concerts

Comments 31 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For 30 years, Chor Leoni’s Remembrance Day concerts have created important moments of community contemplation and reflection. This powerful collective experience is one of the choir’s most cherished traditions and has resonated with audiences across Canada. Join the ensemble as they begin their new season with We Sang Our Songs, on stage at St. Andrew’s-Wesley United November 10th and 11th.

Chor Leoni photo by David Cooper
Chor Leoni photo by David Cooper

Chor Leoni Remembrance Day Concerts

  • When: Nov 10, 2022 at 7:30pm & Nov 11, 2022 at 2:00pm & 5:00pm
  • Where: St. Andrew’s-Wesley United (1022 Nelson St, Vancouver)
  • Tickets: Available online now for $20-$50

We Sang Our Songs offers a moving program of music and readings featuring diverse perspectives on war and injustice. Highlights include works by Gustav Holst, Arvo Pärt, and William Grant Still. The 65 voices of Chor Leoni will also sing Mykola Lysenko’s “Molytva Za Ukrainu” (Prayer for Ukraine), and world premieres by composer Stacey Philipps and the choir’s Composer in Residence, Don Macdonald.

While a number of the pieces of the program will feature the choir’s acclaimed a cappella sound, audiences will also have the opportunity to hear the voices of Chor Leoni accompanied by St. Andrew’s-Wesley’s new Steinway Model D piano, as well as the newly restored Casavant organ, played by Tina Chang and Jane Kim, respectively. The choir will once again be joined by Katherine Evans on trumpet.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to the concert on November 10th at 7:30pm. You can enter to win by leaving a comment below on this blog post. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, November 3, 2022.
UPDATE: The winner is Laura.

Both haunting and healing, We Sang Our Songs offers the opportunity for audiences to gather as a community to contemplate, reflect, and dream of peace.

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31 Comments  —  Add a Comment Below

  1. Jason BThursday, October 27th, 2022 — 8:47pm PDT

    Would be a great night out.

  2. GenniferThursday, October 27th, 2022 — 10:30pm PDT

    Would love to be considered. Thank you.

  3. Pat cummingFriday, October 28th, 2022 — 8:51am PDT

    Lest we forget

  4. NicoleFriday, October 28th, 2022 — 9:32am PDT

    Thank you 🙂

  5. daneFriday, October 28th, 2022 — 9:53am PDT

    love to go

  6. Don MFriday, October 28th, 2022 — 7:34pm PDT

    Chor Leoni always provide top-notch entertainment.

  7. MoniqueFriday, October 28th, 2022 — 10:33pm PDT

    Hope to go

  8. LauraFriday, October 28th, 2022 — 11:14pm PDT

    The harmonies are incredible. I would love to remember all the brave heroes through Chor Leoni’s music.

  9. EileenMonday, October 31st, 2022 — 1:28pm PDT

    Would love to see them!

  10. Peter BusinkMonday, October 31st, 2022 — 6:13pm PDT

    We have most of your cd’s and love to hear you live.

  11. Kris JohnstonMonday, October 31st, 2022 — 10:49pm PDT

    I would love to see Chor Leoni.

  12. Kevin SimpsonTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 7:17am PDT

    A veteran’s son …

  13. Kirsten FisherTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 8:21am PDT

    I would love to go to this event. It sounds lovely!

  14. Gina CorneyTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 8:26am PDT

    Would love to hear this choir! Thanks for letting me try to win 🙂

  15. Mirjam MaiTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 9:09am PDT

    This would be a fantastic way to mark Remebrance Day and celebrate my birthday

  16. ShainaTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 9:55am PDT

    I’ve heard wonderful reviews about Chor Leoni, this would be a wonderful and reflective event to attend. ❤️

  17. Pam AtnikovTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 10:31am PDT

    I would love to attend!

  18. Catherine HercusTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 2:50pm PDT

    Would love to see them again

  19. Catherine HercusTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 2:50pm PDT

    Would be a nice outing

  20. Amy LTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 8:35pm PDT

    I have never been to their concert before and it would be meaningful for Remembrance day.

  21. Mary ThompsonTuesday, November 1st, 2022 — 9:30pm PDT

    Thanks and lest we forget.

  22. Ethel BurnsWednesday, November 2nd, 2022 — 8:45am PDT

    I would love to attend!!! Love your music

  23. CarherineWednesday, November 2nd, 2022 — 12:01pm PDT

    I have never taken part of this event. It would be something to hear for sure!

  24. Thelma SmidtWednesday, November 2nd, 2022 — 1:13pm PDT

    The quality of the voices are amazing ,heart warming .

  25. JulieWednesday, November 2nd, 2022 — 3:31pm PDT

    Its been years since Ive seen Choir Leoni perform. Would love to see them perform again!

  26. CelinaWednesday, November 2nd, 2022 — 5:32pm PDT

    Pick me 😃

  27. PamelaWednesday, November 2nd, 2022 — 8:20pm PDT

    Would love to win this!

  28. NancyThursday, November 3rd, 2022 — 9:03am PDT

    A truely traditional event in Vancouver, would love to attend.

  29. Judy CooperThursday, November 3rd, 2022 — 10:54am PDT

    I would love to see the Chor Leoni Remembrance Day concert

  30. Carol WThursday, November 3rd, 2022 — 11:49am PDT

    Would love to see their concert!

  31. Eric CThursday, November 3rd, 2022 — 2:45pm PDT

    Thank you for this contest! Would love to see them for the first time.

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