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APR 5 - 13
22 March

Tausk conducts Mozart

VSO Music Director Otto Tausk presents a unique and fascinating concert perfectly suited to the Chan Centre for the Performing…

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Tausk conducts Mozart
23 March

Loud and Queer

This concert recognizes the fiftieth anniversary of homosexual rights in Canada and celebrates the many, many vibrant voices that make…

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Loud and Queer
30 March

Musically Speaking: Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto

Former VSO Associate Conductor Tania Miller makes her welcome return, conducting a major Mozart symphony, and Schumann’s great Classical symphony,…

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Musically Speaking: Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto
05 April

Liberation: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

APRIL 5, 2019 Richard Wagner’s music was appropriated by Nazi Germany, used for inspiration and a road map to a…

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Liberation: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
06 April

From Russia with Jazz

APRIL 6, 2019 George Gershwin, the American son of Jewish-Russian immigrants, was recognized as a musical genius, though he struggled…

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From Russia with Jazz
12 April

Revolutionaries: Stravinsky, Prokofiev & Shostakovich

APRIL 12, 2019 This concert features three Russian composers who dealt with the political minefields of Russia and the Soviet…

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Revolutionaries: Stravinsky, Prokofiev & Shostakovich
13 April

Visions of Joy: Beethoven’s 9th

APRIL 13, 2019 The Unanswered Question by American composer Charles Ives poses that most vexing of existential questions: What is…

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Visions of Joy: Beethoven’s 9th
25 April

Tea & Trumpets: Northern Lights

There is nothing like the stark, singular beauty of Scandinavia, except for the music of composers like Sibelius, Grieg, and…

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Tea & Trumpets: Northern Lights
26 April

Dancing & Romancing

Celebrate Dance and Romance at the beautiful Orpheum Theatre, with acclaimed veterans of Broadway, television and movies, singers/dancers Joan Hess…

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Dancing & Romancing
28 April

Classical Kids: Beethoven Lives Upstairs

The world famous production of Beethoven Lives Upstairs features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle.

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Classical Kids: Beethoven Lives Upstairs
03 May

Muzical Zoo for Me & You!

Dance with teddy bears, rock with dinosaurs, and boogie with orangutans in this favorite show full of bouncy originals and…

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Muzical Zoo for Me & You!
03 May

Bramwell conducts Louis Lortie

Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts the World Première of his own Concerto for Orchestra, a work commissioned by the VSO to…

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Bramwell conducts Louis Lortie
17 May

Akiyama Returns

Beloved VSO Conductor Laureate Kazuyoshi Akiyama — one of the VSO’s most important Music Directors – conducts this historic program,…

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Akiyama Returns
18 May

Amoroso

For Jocelyn Morlock’s final Symphony at the Annex concert as VSO Composerin- Residence, she reveals her musical inspirations through composers…

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Amoroso
22 May

Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence

A spectacular finale to the 2018/19 Chamber Players series, featuring Oskar Böhme’s stately Sextet for Brass, a new work by…

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Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence
23 May

Tea & Trumpets: The Lonely Heart: An Afternoon with Tchaikovsky

Is there anything in art more personal and emotional than the great music of Tchaikovsky? A composer who wore his heart…

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Tea & Trumpets: The Lonely Heart: An Afternoon with Tchaikovsky
24 May

Women Rock

Longtime VSO collaborator Jeff Tyzik conducts a program that honours those powerful women who changed rock and popular music forever.

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Women Rock
01 June

Debussy & Ravel: Colour & Image

Maestro Tausk conducts a sumptuous, Romantic French program that includes the full Images, a beautiful impressionistic masterpiece by Claude Debussy.

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Debussy & Ravel: Colour & Image
07 June

Season Finale: Zarathustra!

As the VSO’s 100th anniversary season draws to a close, Maestro Otto Tausk celebrates the VSO centenary in a concert…

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Season Finale: Zarathustra!
11 June

The VSO100 Centennial Celebration

VSO100 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Join Maestro Otto Tausk and the VSO with special guests host Ben Heppner and violinist James Ehnes…

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The VSO100 Centennial Celebration
13 June

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert

VSO AT THE MOVIES:   Introducing Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert to the Harry Potter™ Film Concert…

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert
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March
Tausk conducts Mozart
 
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23
March
Loud and Queer
 
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30
March
Musically Speaking: Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto
 
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05
April
Liberation: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
 
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06
April
From Russia with Jazz
 
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12
April
Revolutionaries: Stravinsky, Prokofiev & Shostakovich
 
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13
April
Visions of Joy: Beethoven’s 9th
 
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25
April
Tea & Trumpets: Northern Lights
 
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26
April
Dancing & Romancing
 
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28
April
Classical Kids: Beethoven Lives Upstairs
 
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03
May
Muzical Zoo for Me & You!
 
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03
May
Bramwell conducts Louis Lortie
 
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10
May
Tragic Love: Wagner & Prokofiev
 
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17
May
Akiyama Returns
 
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18
May
Amoroso
 
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22
May
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence
 
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23
May
Tea & Trumpets: The Lonely Heart: An Afternoon with Tchaikovsky
 
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24
May
Women Rock
 
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01
June
Debussy & Ravel: Colour & Image
 
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07
June
Season Finale: Zarathustra!
 
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11
June
The VSO100 Centennial Celebration
 
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13
June
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert
 
Spring Festival

Spring Festival

Join Maestro Otto Tausk and the VSO for a compelling exploration of the relationship between Music and Power. Join us for music, debates, conversation and more.

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Bernadette Peters with the VSO<br>Jun 27

Bernadette Peters with the VSO
Jun 27

JUNE 27, 2019 Stage legend and Golden Globe-winning actress Bernadette Peters joins the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for a show brimming…

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Liberation: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Liberation: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

05 Apr
APRIL 5, 2019 Richard Wagner’s music was appropriated by Nazi Germany, used for inspiration and a road map to a…

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From Russia with Jazz

From Russia with Jazz

06 Apr
APRIL 6, 2019 George Gershwin, the American son of Jewish-Russian immigrants, was recognized as a musical genius, though he struggled…

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Revolutionaries: Stravinsky, Prokofiev & Shostakovich

Revolutionaries: Stravinsky, Prokofiev & Shostakovich

12 Apr
APRIL 12, 2019 This concert features three Russian composers who dealt with the political minefields of Russia and the Soviet…

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Visions of Joy: Beethoven’s 9th

Visions of Joy: Beethoven’s 9th

APRIL 13, 2019 The Unanswered Question by American composer Charles Ives poses that most vexing of existential questions: What is…

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