Symphony of Terror!

Symphony of Terror!




Bernard Herrmann

Psycho - Prelude and Murder

Richard O'Brian

Rocky Horror Picture Show Suite

Harry Manfredini

Friday the 13th Suite for Orchestra

Modest Mussorgsky

Night on Bald Mountain

Matthew Donnelly

The Grave-Digger's Waltz

Igor Stravinsky

Firebird Suite

Approx. 2 Hour Performance

1 Intermission

Halloween at the Orpheum!

Unsuspecting conductor Edwin Outwater is invited to the most frightening concert of his life! Standing on the haunted Orpheum stage, he is confronted by a ghastly presence and forced to conduct the terrifying Vancouver Symphony… or perish!

Horrifying and hilarious Halloween frights abound as celebrated local entertainers and artists join this fabulous concert full of thrills, chills, and laughs for lovers of all things Halloween! Featuring iconic masterworks by Mussorgsky & Stravinsky, and music from your favourite classic scary movies: The Rocky Horror Picture ShowPsycho, and much more!

Plus! Famous Hollywood horror film decomposer Harry Manfredini makes a very special appearance as the orchestra performs his music from Friday the 13th!

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The VSO is proud to partner with Rainbow Refugee and welcome them to Symphony of Terror.
Working and advocating in solidarity with in-Canada and inbound LGBTQIA+ refugees and claimants, Rainbow Refugee supports people fleeing Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression, sex characteristics and HIV+ (SOGIESC) persecution to build communities of belonging in Canada. Click here to learn more.

Community Partnership

Presentation of Canadian Music Partially Supported by

Edwin Outwater

Edwin Outwater Conductor

Peaches Christ

Peaches Christ Special Guest & Drag Artist

Harry Manfredini

Harry Manfredini Special Guest & Composer


Toddy Special Guest & Drag Artist

Batty B Banks

Batty B Banks Special Guest & Drag Artist

Vancouver Youth Choir

Vancouver Youth Choir Carrie Tennant, Artistic Director