Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

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Roll out your blanket and listen to the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as they bring classical music to Whistler Olympic Plaza over the Canada Day Long Weekend. All performances are free to attend and there will be a small wine and beer garden available. Soak up the holiday atmosphere and extend your stay beyond the weekend to make a mini-vacation in the mountains.

2018 Concert Schedule:

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Concerts

Saturday, June 30

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 7:00 PM
Description: Spend the evening being treated to a performance by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra against the stunning mountain backdrop.

Concert Details

Artists

Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

Soloist: Nicholas Wright, violin

Program

Composer Title of Piece
Bernstein Candide: Overture
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Sunday, July 1
Canada Day Concert

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 7:00 PM
Description: Enjoy the festivities of Canada Day in Whistler, including this free concert by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrating our nation’s birthday.

Concert Details

Artists

Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

Soloist: TBA: VSOIW Concerto Competition Winner

Program

Composer Title of Piece
Lavallée O Canada
Shostakovich Festive Overture
To Be Announced To be performed by the winner of the Concerto Competition, from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler
Saint-Saëns Samson and Delilah: Danse Bacchanale
Grainger Londonderry Air
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

Whistler Institute Orchestra Student Concerts

Date Time Location Performance
July 2 2 PM Whistler Olympic Plaza Stravinsky, Ravel & R.Strauss
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