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Symphony @ Sunset

  • Conductor / Performers

    William Rowson conductor

    Sean Gao violin*

    Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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  • Repertoire

    Calixa Lavallée

    O Canada

    Bizet

    Carmen Suite No. 1: (excerpts)

    Berlioz

    Roman Carnival Overture

    Williams

    Star Wars: III. Imperial March

    Vivaldi

    Four Seasons: Summer*

    Dvořák

    Symphony No. 9: 1st movement

    Strauss

    Roses from the South

    Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell: Overture

    John Williams

    Star Wars: Main Title



Join the VSO at Sunset Beach, on the beautiful English Bay, for the first-ever Symphony At Sunset, a free open-air public concert for all of Vancouver, presented in collaboration with the Vancouver Park Board. Musicians from the VSO School of Music will perform a Prelude concert at 7:15pm followed by a full VSO concert at 8:30pm with music by Leonard Bernstein, excerpts from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, John Williams’ scores to Star Wars and much, much more. Pack a picnic or take advantage of food trucks that will be on site. Mark your calendars and tell your friends to come and help the VSO kick-off our 100th anniversary in perfect summer style!


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Performance Dates

  • Saturday, Jul 14, 2018

    8:30pm Sunset Beach, Vancouver