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Twenty-five years ago, Artistic Director Lars Kaario founded the Laudate Singers — a chamber choir of professional musicians who seek to enrich the cultural fabric in Vancouver. Over the years the choral ensemble has recorded seven critically-acclaimed CDs : Christmas Journey, Songs of Heaven and Earth, A Baroque Christmas, Celtic Journey, Voices, Sax & Syn, Voice of the Tango, and Mystics & Lovers.

As part of their twenty-fifth anniversary celebration the Laudate Singers presented a choral concert with beautiful music from the renaissance to the present day. The programme had something for everyone : Experience the ethereal music of Gregorio Allegri's sublime Miserere Mei, the dreamily nostalgic Only in Sleep, by Latvian musician Ēriks Ešenvalds, the profoundly beautiful Gallant Weaver by Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan, and brand new choral work by Vancouver composer Emile Deedes-Vincke.