Symphony at Sunset

Symphony at Sunset





Coast Salish Anthem

John Williams

Star Wars: Suite for Orchestra I. Main Title


Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 1

Derek Charke

Élan: Sesquie for Canada's 150th


Concerto, Piccolo, C Major, RV443 III. Allegro molto


Samson and Delila: Danse Bacchanale

Maurice Jarre

Lawrence of Arabia Overture

Nino Rota

Godfather: Love Theme

John Williams

Hook: The Flight to Neverland

Michael Giacchino

Star Trek

Klaus Badelt

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

John Williams

E.T.: Adventures on Earth

John Williams

Superman March

Approx. 90 Minute Performance

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO), in partnership with The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, is excited to announce the return of Symphony at Sunset, a free open-air concert taking place on Saturday, July 6, 2024 at Sunset Beach Park.

This year, concert-goers will be humming along to recognizable music from hit films like Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, E.T. and more, plus a selection of classical favourites!

Conducted by the VSO’s Music Director Otto Tausk, this sunset performance by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will begin with an orchestral arrangement of the Coast Salish Anthem, gifted to the VSO by the grandson of the late Chief Dan George.


8 pm: VSO Performance led by Maestro Otto Tausk

Enhance Your Symphony at Sunset Experience with the Bettear App!

We are thrilled to announce an enhanced audio experience at this year’s concert. Thanks to Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility, exclusive Canadian partnership with Bettear!

With the Bettear app, you can enjoy the concert without missing a note by connecting to Bluetooth-compatible hearing aids or your own personal earphones. Download the free app on your personal phone and immerse yourself in a world of audio-accessibility without barriers. The Bettear app is designed for everyone, catering to individuals who are hard of hearing or anyone who prefers listening to audio with their personal smartphone. Features include low latency audio streaming, high sound quality, calibration using hearing tests, built-in selectable sound profiles, and integration with hearing aids and cochlear implants via Bluetooth.

Download the free app to your personal smartphone using the links below:
Download on the App Store
Download on the Play Store


We encourage attendees to walk, bike, or take public transportation to the Symphony at Sunset. The Translink Trip Planner will assist you, step by step, in finding most efficient way to get you to and from Sunset Beach Park.


Community Engagement Partner

with support from the

Otto Tausk

Otto Tausk VSO Music Director

Julin Cheung

Julin Cheung Piccolo