Concert Details

A Canada Day Celebration

  • Marion Newman

  • Bramwell Tovey

  • Conductor / Performers

    Bramwell Tovey Conductor

    Marion Newman mezzo-soprano*

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  • Repertoire

    O Canada

    Godfrey Ridout
    Fall Fair Overture

    Sir Ernest MacMillan
    Fantasy on Scottish Melodies
    (A St. Andrew’s Day Medley)

    Ancestral Voices*

    Carmen Suite
        March of the Toreadors
        Prélude & Aragonaise
        Danse Bohème

    Enigma Variations: Nimrod                 

    1812 Overture 

VSO Music Director Bramwell Tovey conducts the VSO’s annual Canada Day Celebration concert in the breathtaking setting of Whistler. This concert features music by two of the most celebrated Canadian composers of all, Godfrey Ridout and Sir Ernest MacMillian, as well as a piece written for First Nations mezzo-soprano Marion Newman, Ancestral Voices. You will also hear Bizet’s exciting Carmen Suite, Elgar’s beautiful Nimrod from his Enigma Variations, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture in all its glory.

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Performance Dates

  • Saturday, Jul 1, 2017

    8:30pm Whistler Olympic Plaza