Concert Details

Symphony in the Park

  • Matthew Yep

  • William Rowson

  • Conductor / Performers

    William Rowson conductor

    Matthew Yep violin*

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  • Repertoire

    Lavallée

    O Canada

    Bernstein

    Candide: Overture

    Smetana

    The Moldau

    Williams

    Raiders of the Lost Ark: March

    Saint Saens

    Havanaise*

    Dvořák

    Carnival Overture

    Strauss, Jr

    Wiener Blut

    John Williams

    Star Wars: Main Title

    Tchaikovsky

    1812 Overture



The VSO’s annual Symphony in the Park is a FREE concert at Burnaby’s beautiful Deer Lake Park, featuring Classical favourites and two of the most famous and beloved John Williams movie themes. Come early, bring your blankets and picnics for a beautiful night with the VSO at Deer Lake Park with your Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

The concert takes place on the grass behind the Shadbolt Centre - location map.

There is no official seating on the Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park, so please take a blanket or lawn chairs. Washrooms will be available on site and in the Shadbolt Centre. Food trucks will be on site, but feel free to bring a picnic. As with any public park in the Lower Mainland, there is no alcohol allowed at Deer Lake Park.


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Performance Dates

  • Sunday, Jul 9, 2017

    7pm Deer Lake Park