Vancouver

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

  • 500 - 833 Smithe Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 0G4
  • Phone: 604.876.3434
Founded in 1919, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents world-class performances of classical and popular music under the direction of conductor Bramwell Tovey.

The 2010/2011 season brings together an extraordinarily diverse and rewarding collection of musical experiences, from classical soloists acclaimed worldwide for their prodigious talents, to children’s entertainers that inspire and educate, and cool, swinging Symphony Pops concerts that take you from Broadway to the cotton club!

The VSO, Western Canada's largest performing arts organization, plays in Vancouver's historic Orpheum Theatre and in other Metro Vancouver venues.

For tickets call Customer Service at 604-876-3434, or visit www.vancouversymphony.ca. For groups of 10 or more, call 604-684-9100 and ask for group sales.

Facility Info

Recurring every week day until February 15, 2016

Melody is one of the most important building blocks of music. Learn about musical elements that make a melody magnificent through the works of master orchestral composers including Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Wagner, and Ravel. We promise that you and your students will leave the Orpheum with a tune in… more

February 7, 2016

A mischievous street musician is caught playing the orchestra’s grand piano, and instead of scolding her, the conductor instead offers her the chance to “be Mozart” for this program about one of the greatest composers of all time. Through the street musician, her prankster companion, and sublime… more

May 8, 2016

JUNO® Award-winner Al Simmons is a creative genius whose highly original performances of profound wackiness and of off-the-wall inventions have taken the arts of music and comedy to unparalleled heights of hilarity. Al’s humour touches a responsive chord in people of every age — join Al and the VSO… more

February 19, 2016

Let Your Music Shine! with Lisa and Linda brings us Jumpin' Jazz Time! Look at those Jazz Cats! Children and families will enjoy move-along, sing-along fun on the A-Train. February 19, 2016 at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre… more

February 20, 2016

Let Your Music Shine! with Lisa and Linda brings us Jumpin' Jazz Time! Look at those Jazz Cats! Children and families will enjoy move-along, sing-along fun on the A-Train. February 20, 2016 at The Anvil Centre… more

May 13, 2016

Let Your Music Shine! with Lisa and Linda brings us Shine-Time Music Olympics! I can sing! I can play! Celebrate the music of many lands, through the marimba, timpani and other fun percussion instruments. May 13, 2016 at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre… more

May 14, 2016

Let Your Music Shine! with Lisa and Linda brings us Shine-Time Music Olympics! I can sing! I can play! Celebrate the music of many lands, through the marimba, timpani and other fun percussion instruments. May 14, 2016 at The Anvil Centre… more

February 13, 2016

VSO presents Lunar New Year with Avan Yu Welcome in the Year of the Monkey with VSO and Vancouver-born, internationally-renowned piano sensation, Avan Yu, for a very special celebration of the Lunar New Year. Saturday, February 13, 2016 @ 7:30PM Orpheum Theatre 601 Smithe Street Vancouver, BC… more

February 19, 2016 - February 22, 2016

VSO presents Exhilarating Soundscapes Maestro Tovey conducts a magnificent concert that explores a world of exhilarating soundscapes: including French composer Darius Milhaud's, The Creation of the World, The Third Symphony of American composer Philip Glass and Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks. Friday &… more

February 21, 2016

VSO presents Symphony at the Annex - Something Old, Something New Bramwell Tovey conducts Something Old, Something New - a romp through new music inspired by older works of music and art. Sunday, February 21, 2016 @ 7:30PM Orpheum Theater - Annex 601 Smithe Street Vancouver, BC Admission: Various… more

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