Get a jump on the weekend with the new series VSO AFTERWORK. Join us for happy hour in the Orpheum at 5:30, a short format, no intermission concert hosted and introduced by the conductor in a casual atmosphere at 6:30, and then a mix and mingle with VSO musicians after the performance. You’ll still have time for dinner after the show!
Three-concert subscription package for only $60. All concerts Thursdays 6:30pm at the Orpheum. Call the VSO Box Office at 604-876-3434 to book your tickets.
November 28, 2019
THE BEAUTY OF SIBELIUS
Sibelius 5 — what more can we say than horns, horns, horns! You will leave the concert hall humming one of the simplest yet greatest themes ever created for orchestra.
January 30, 2020
THE MAJESTY OF BRUCKNER
Bruckner’s 4th and most popular Romantic symphony creates an almost Wagnerian world of delicate birdsong, medieval towns, and mounted knights bursting out into nature. David Gordon Duke describes Canadian composer/ conductor Samy Moussa as “a twentyfirst century Wagner.”
April 30, 2020
BERNSTEIN & GERSHWIN: ON THE TOWN
Over the last three decades London- based conductor and organist Wayne Marshall has earned a reputation for making any orchestra feel like it can really play jazz. In this program he takes us on a tour of musical America with composers who could put a foot on either side of the jazz/classical divide. Don’t miss Marshall’s ferocious talent as he does double duty with the baton and piano.