Past Performances & Treasured Moments


Ever since we were established as a non-profit performing arts organization in 2005, the Victoria Philharmonic Choir has been honoured to perform alongside soloists of international reputation, including Nancy Argenta, Donna Brown, Anne Grimm, Sarah Fryer, Benjamin Butterfield, Richard Margison, Daniel Taylor, Daniel Lichti, Gary Relyea and Nathaniel Watson.

Our orchestra players have included members of the Victoria Symphony, the Victoria Baroque Players, the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Montreal-based sackbut and cornet ensemble, La Rose des Vents.

Here are a few highlights from our past seasons:


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Sopranos Anne Grimm and Nancy Washeim sing the exquisite duet “De torrente in via bibet” from Handel's Dixit Dominus. Performed March 12, 2011 with the Victoria Philharmonic Choir, members of VancouverVoices, the Victoria Chamber Orchestra and guests.


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In this 90-second video, Tenor Adam Dyjach talks about the connection between culture and choral music, featuring music from Dixit Dominus, a VPC concert that was captured by Aldridge St. Print & Media and Visualize It Video Productions.


Photo Archive

We delight in sharing our passion for music with our community in Victoria, BC, Canada. We perform a wide range of choral music, from big baroque works to Medieval Church Music and offer our community Christmas sing-along concerts, choral workshops and more. Here are a few images of previous concerts in churches and concert halls, and practice “note bashing” sessions:



Media Archive

Kevin Bazzana: Monumental Bach Work Makes Heavy Demands on Choir Times Colonist, April18, 2019

Classical Music: UVic’s Vogt Shares Devotion to Liszt Times Colonist, March 8, 2018

Victoria Philharmonic Choir opens season of Peace and Calm Peninsula News Review, Nov 4, 2017

Kevin Bazzana: Joshua an exploration of Handel Oratorios beyond Messiah Times Colonist, May 4, 2017

Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 King FM 98.1 June 3, 2017

Choir Hosts Community Sing-along Monday Magazine, December 17, 2015

Classical Music: Passion Story, Sung Two Ways Times Colonist, April 2, 2015

VS Closes Season with Brahms Victoria Symphony blog, May 1, 2014

A Composer for Our Time IslandNet.com June 8, 2013

Kevin Bazzana: Choral Music Fit for a Pope Times Colonist, June 5, 2013

Conductor Sees Real Role as Challenging Singers to Soar Times Colonist, June 7, 2012

Christmas Sing-alongs with Victoria Philharmonic Choir Oak Bay News, Dec 8, 2011