Vancouver

Symphonic Encounters Open Rehearsal Program (for School/Community/Seniors Groups)

  • Times: 10AM or 11AM (see description)
  • Location: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
  • Address:
  • 500 - 833 Smithe Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 0G4
  • Admission: $7.50
  • Phone: 604.684.9100

VSO Symphonic Encounters Open Rehearsal Program: Grade 6+

VSO's open rehearsal program, Symphonic Encounters, takes you behind the scenes to discover what it takes for the musicians, conductors, and production team of the Vancouver Symphony to prepare for a world class concert.

Open rehearsals are open to school, homeschool, community and seniors groups. Tickets are $7.50 per person. Students must be in grade 6+.

For more information and to order tickets, please visit www.vancouversymphony.ca/se.

Friday, September 23, 10am – 12:30pm
Bramwell Tovey
conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk piano*

Jocelyn Morlock
Oiseaux bleus et sauvages (VSO Commission)

Tchaikovsky

Piano Concerto No. 1*

Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring

 

Friday, November 18, 11am – 2pm: Best of Broadway
Stuart Chafetz
conductor
Kathy Voytko vocalist
Ted Keegan vocalist
Ron Remki vocalist
Ricky Todd Adams vocalist

Acclaimed Pops conductor Stuart Chafetz presents a stroll down the Great White Way, in a tribute to the Best of Broadway.You’ll hear music from Guys and Dolls, Chess, South Pacific, West Side Story, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Cats, and many more all-time Broadway favourites.

 

Friday, January 20, 10am – 12:30pm
Bramwell Tovey
conductor
Adrianne Pieczonka soprano*

R. Strauss
Intermezzo: Waltz Scene
Four Last Songs
Ein Heldenleben

 

Monday, April 24, 10am – 12:30pm
Bramwell Tovey
conductor
James Ehnes viola*
Elektra Women’s Choir*

Gavin Higgins
Velocity

Walton
Viola Concerto

Holst
The Planets

 

Friday, May 26, 11am – 2pm: Sophisticated Ladies
Steven Reineke
conductor
Montego Glover vocalist
Capathia Jenkins vocalist
Sy Smith vocalist

It’s a night of Sophisticated Ladies, as Sy Smith, Montego Glover and Capathia Jenkins (known in Vancouver for her amazing work in the VSO's James Bond concerts) take the stage to celebrate groundbreaking icons of popular song such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, and more. You’ll hear the music they made famous, songs written by George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Billy Strayhorn, Richard Rodgers and Kurt Weill.

* Guest artists will not be in attendance

Location
Orpheum Theatre
Phone: 604.684.9100
601 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC

 

Symphonic Encounters Open Rehearsal Program (for School/Community/Seniors Groups)
500 - 833 Smithe Street