Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra once again played in Whistler this summer bringing classical music to Whistler Olympic Plaza, our beautiful outdoor concert space.

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 performances. Please check back for more information on 2016 events later in the year.

Wednesday, July 1

Canada Day Concert (Matinee)

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 3:00 PM
Description: Enjoy the festivities of Canada Day in Whistler, including this free concert from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrating the national day.

Concert Details

Artists

Conductor: Bramwell Tovey, conductor

Soloist: Colleen Venables, violin

Program

  • Lavalle - O Canada
  • Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3
  • J Strauss II - The Beautiful Blue Danube
  • Marcus Goddard - Wind, Sand and Stars
  • Lalo - Symphonie espagnole for Violin and Orchestra
  • Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture

Friday, July 3

Evening Concert

Location:Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 8:00 PM
Description: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra plays under the stars.

Concert Details

Artists

Conductor: Bramwell Tovey, conductor

Soloist: Institute Concertmaster (TBD), violin

Program

  • Elgar - Pomp & Circumstance, Op. 39: March No. 1, D Major
  • Massenet - Thais: Meditation
  • Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
  • Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Saturday, July 4

Independence Day Concert

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 8:00 PM
Description: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra plays on Independance Day (US).

Concert Details

Artists

Conductor: Bramwell Tovey, conductor

Soloists: Beth Orson, English horn and Larry Knopp, trumpet

Program

  • Key - The Star-Spangled Banner
  • Bernstein - West Side Story: Overture
  • Copland - Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
  • Copland - Quiet City
  • Gershwin - An American in Paris
  • Sousa - Liberty Bell March
  • Sousa - The Stars and Stripes Forever

Whistler Presents: Whistler Institute Orchestra Rehearsals and Concert

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler presents the inaugural concert program by the Whistler Institute Orchestra, conducted by VSO Music Director and Institute Artistic Advisor Bramwell Tovey. These unique open air musical events will feature students from around the world coming together to rehearse and for a final performance, after an eight day musical experience of a lifetime.

Sunday, July 5

Whistler Presents: Whistler Institute Orchestra Rehearsals

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 10:00 - 12:30 PM
Description: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler will be rehearsing for their inaugural concert.


Sunday, July 5

Whistler Presents: Whistler Institute Orchestra Concert

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 2:00 PM
Description: presents the inaugural concert by the Whistler Institute Orchestra. The concert will be conducted by VSO Music Director and Institute Artistic Advisor Bramwell Tovey.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Whistler 2013

Music in the Mountains:
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Whistler

Time to 'culture up' with a full orchestra of classically trained musicians performing for free in one of North America's most scenic venues.

July Long Weekend in Whistler

July Long Weekend in Whistler:
Canada and Independence Day

Celebrate the July long weekend in Whistler with street entertainment, special events and free concerts.

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Photos of Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Playing at Whistler Olympic Plaza 2015