VSO Digital Concert Hall
VSO DIGITAL CONCERT HALL:
June 13, 14 & 15, 2019
HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE™ IN CONCERT
Introducing Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ in Concert to the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series. Audiences can relive the magic of Harry’s sixth year at Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, set to the music of a live symphony orchestra. Watch Harry become a wiz at potions, win Felix Felicis, and uncover the meaning of Horcruxes!
July 4, 5 & 6, 2019
STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK IN CONCERT
The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling fifth episode of the unfolding saga. As Imperial Forces launch an all-out attack on the Rebel Alliance, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) flee to Cloud City where they are captured by Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) journeys to the mysterious, marshy planet of Dagobah, where the wise Jedi Master Yoda teaches the young hero the ways of the Force.
Little does Luke know that all his Jedi training will be called upon so soon. A stunning revelation—and a seeming life-or-death duel with Darth Vader— await.
November 1/2, 2019
“The most famous Hollywood movie of all time” gets the orchestral treatment with the VSO performing Max Steiner’s fantastic score live while the movie plays on the big screen above. Watch Bogart and Bergman in their tragic love tale deliver some of the most iconic movie quotes of all time.
November 9, 2019
TAN DUN — CROUCHING TIGER & BEYOND
World-renowned composer/conductor Tan Dun has had the honour of composing the music for three martial arts films by world critically acclaimed directors: Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Zhang Yimou (Hero), and Feng Xiaogang (The Banquet). Combining the ancient tradition of Chinese martial arts philosophy and visual arts, the films were all received with high praise worldwide.
February 22, 2020
CALLAS IN CONCERT — THE HOLOGRAM TOUR
Forty years ago, Maria Callas shrugged off the earthly bonds of temporal life, leaving a bereft world longing for her presence, her performances, her voice. Now she returns to the stage, in all her grandeur, confirming her immortality to stunned audiences. Introducing Callas in Concert, a triumphant event that brings the beloved La Divina to the stage via hologram, singing to the accompaniment of the full VSO. As this unprecedented performance unfolds, you will surrender all notions of what is real and get lost in the magic of perhaps the greatest opera singer of all time.
June 12 & 13, 2020
HEROES: A VIDEO GAME SYMPHONY
Let these award-winning symphonic scores take you on a hero’s journey unlike anything you’ve heard or, for that matter, seen before. Heroes: A Video Game Symphony presents music from some of the most popular and beloved video games of all time, including The Elder Scrolls, Portal, Journey, BioShock, Halo, and many more, played by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – accompanied by amazing sync-clips of these video games up on the big screen. This immersive presentation will evoke memorable game moments in an incredible experience. Certainly a multi-sensory feast not to be missed!