Vancouver

Orpheum Theatre

  • 800 Block Granville Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1

August 24, 2017

Thursday August 24, 2017 8:00pm, doors 7:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Beck has traveled light years from being pegged as a reluctant generational spokesperson when "Loser" metamorphosed from a rejected demo to a ubiquitous smash. Instead he wound up crystallizing much of the post-modern ruckus of… more

September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017 7:30pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver International star, Daniel O'Donnell, has announced that he will be returning to tour across Canada in September this year. The tour will see the record breaking chart singer blaze a trail from Victoria & Vancouver (BC) in the West… more

September 22, 2017 - September 23, 2017

Friday, Sepember 22, 2017 - Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Maestro Bramwell Tovey's final season begins with a performance of the Maestro's own Time Tracks , a collection of orchestral themes from his opera, The Inventor . Next up is a VSO reunion, as former… more

September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Classical music's most exciting superstar – and the greatest pianist of his generation – returns to the Orpheum stage to perform Beethoven 's magnificent 'Emperor' Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. more

September 30, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Richard Clayderman is a French pianist who has released numerous albums including the compositions of Paul de Senneville and Olivier Toussaint, instrumental renditions of popular music, rearrangements of movie soundtracks, ethnic music… more

October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver The opening concert of the Tea & Trumpets series features the music of one of the greatest of the great composers, Ludwig van Beethoven , and stories from the life of this tortured genius. Tea and Cookies are served in the lobby one… more

October 5, 2017

Thursday October 5, 2017 8:00PM Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Back by popular demand, humorist, writer and woodworker Nick Offerman will bring his highly successful Full Bush solo stand-up show back on the road. Offerman will return with a collection of his sawdusty musings on survival in the wild… more

Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Share Colonel Chris Hadfield 's viewpoint "Beyond the Terra," with music and inspiring images from the International Space Station. As a special guest, Chris welcomes singer/songwriter Danny Michel . Last Fall, they… more

October 8, 2017

Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Fred Penner , a Canadian icon of entertainment and inspiration for children and families, makes his long-awaited return to the VSO. For tickets and more information please visit vancouversymphony.ca… more

October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver As a master craftsman and performer who has also become a concert sensation, selling out the largest concert halls, Italian composer Ludivico Einaudi is the most celebrated European pianist and composer in contemporary classical music. His… more

Saturday, October 14 and Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver One of the planet's greatest and most accomplished violinists, Vadim Gluzman makes his much-anticipated return to perform Shostakovich 's dark and complex second violin concerto. Often overshadowed by its big… more

October 25, 2017

Wednesday October 25, 2017 7:30 PM Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver MASTODON's seventh studio album, "Emperor Of Sand", which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it their third Top 10 album. The follow-up to 2014's "Once More 'Round The Sun" was recorded at The Quarry Recording… more

Saturday, October 28 and Monday, October 30, 2017 at 8:00pm Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver A prolific recording artist and champion of new works for percussion and orchestra, Dame Evelyn Glennie performs American composer Jennifer Higdon 's fascinating Percussion… more

November 2, 2017

presented by Pangburn Philosophy Thursday, November 2, 2017 8:00 pm Orpheum Theatre 601 Smithe Street at Seymour Richard Dawkins & Sam Harris are two of the world’s most respected scientists, authors and biggest draws in secular humanism. They will share the stage with Matt Dillahunty, a former… more

Saturday, November 4 and Monday, November 6, 2017 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Elgar 's massive but deeply personal work, based on a Victorian poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman, follows a devout, dying Everyman character ("Gerontius" is a name derived from "Old Man") on a journey through… more

November 11, 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Canadian violinist Blake Pouliot is the 2016 winner of the prestigious Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Competition , and he performs Bruch 's Scottish Fantasy , an evocative work based on Scottish folk melodies. This concert also… more

November 18, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Saturday, November 18 2017 at 7:00pm Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver One of the most thrilling science fiction adventures ever made, and featuring one of John Williams ' most iconic and beloved musical scores, Jurassic Park transformed the movie-going experience for an… more

Saturday, November 25 and Monday, November 27, 2017 at 8:00pm Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Renowned Irish pianist Barry Douglas is a Vancouver favourite, and he brings a combination of power and grace to the piano that few can match. Douglas performs Rachmaninoff 's… more

November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver There's nothing quite like a good musical March! Get ready to clap and feel the goosebumps with famous marches like the Dam Buster March , Coronation March , the Triumphal March from Aïda , Pomp & Circumstance March , the Rakoczy… more

Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver One of North America's most in-demand Pops conductor/arrangers Jeff Tyzik turns back the clock to the classic days of Broadway, with the VSO. You'll hear music by some of the all-time greats of musical theatre… more

December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Canada's beloved pop diva Jann Arden brings her sensational voice and warm, witty personality to this Holiday-season extravaganza! Featured tunes include such timeless numbers as Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Silver Bells, It's… more

December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver American rock band, Grizzly Bear is on tour for their new album, Painted Ruins. The band employs traditional and electronic instruments. Their sound has been categorized as psychedelic pop, folk rock, and experimental, and is dominated by… more

January 1, 2018

Monday, January 1, 2018 at 2:30pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver More celebratory and sophisticated than a glass of fine champagne, Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert is a delight for the eyes and the ears. Welcome 2018 with this elegant concert—a Vancouver tradition for 22 years. This New Year's Day… more

January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Celebrate the beauty of Baroque, with music by Johannes Sebastian Bach , Jeremiah Clarke 's Trumpet Voluntary , Gabrieli 's Sonata Pian'e Forte , Handel 's Water Music , and Pachelbel 's Canon . Tea and Cookies are served in the lobby… more

Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Called "two parts Frank Sinatra and one part Billy Joel," crooner and pianist Tony DeSare takes on the legend of Ol' Blue Eyes himself. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to headlining with major symphony orchestras… more

January 7, 2018

Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver This concert features Mozart's young son, Karl, who longs to be taken from his boarding school to spend more time with his famous father. An old travelling trunk serves as a magic chest that reveals an incredible journey back in time to… more

Saturday, January 13 and Monday, January 15, 2018 at 8:00pm Sunday, January 14, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Music Director Designate Maestro Otto Tausk returns to the VSO, conducting a beautiful program of classics, including one of the greatest symphonies of them all, a work that… more

January 27, 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouve r Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts an exciting concert that features the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra on stage with the VSO to perform the incredible Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz , and VSO Principal Oboe (and Music… more

Saturday, February 3 and Monday, February 5, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver The complex beauty of VSO Composer-in-Residence Jocelyn Morlock 's Earthfall kicks off a concert that also features exceptional French violinist Alexandra Soumm 's take on French composer Edouard Lalo 's Symphonie… more

February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Explore popular legends and fairy tales through music, with music from Mendelssohn 's Midsummer Night's Dream , Humperdinck' s Hansel & Gretel , Offenbach 's Tales of Hoffman , Ravel 's Mother Goose Suite , and Rossini 's La… more

Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Love and Romance are front and centre in the beautiful Orpheum theatre, as conductor William Rowson and the VSO perform music that will get you in the mood for Valentine's. Joined by pianist Jon Nakamatsu … more

February 11, 2018

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver In a fresh take on a well-loved classic, Peter is a dreamer who suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure: a mystifying mission to capture a wily wolf. Two dancers and an actor, colourful sets and incredible masks make for a… more

February 24, 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver An eclectic concert is highlighted by one of the world's top instrumentalists, Daniel Müller-Schott , performing Elgar 's sumptuous, beautiful Cello Concerto . Golijov 's hypnotic and enchanting Night of the Flying Horses makes its VSO… more

Saturday, March 3 and Monday, March 5, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Pianist David Fray was named BBC Music Magazine's Newcomer of the Year in 2008, and has been on the path to stardom ever since. Known for his lyrical, expansive and sometimes playful performances, Fray will play… more

March 9, 2018 - March 11, 2018

Friday March 9 - Saturday Mrach 10, 2018 7:00 PM Sunday March 11, 2018 2:00 PM Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. This concert will feature the Vancouver Symphony… more

April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver The magical, musical world of dance is centre stage, with the talented dancers of Goh Ballet , and music by Dvořák , Lehar 's Gold & Silver Waltz , excerpts from Tchaikovsky 's Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker , and Hungarian Dances… more

Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. The Doo Wop Project is… more

April 8, 2018

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Three meddlesome spirits - Music, Noise and Silence - invade the symphony hall. The concert seems doomed as Silence and Noise attempt to seize control of the orchestra. Only with the help of the audience, and Music, will the conductor be… more

April 21, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00pm Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Billboard chart-topping piano duo Anderson & Roe tackle Mozart ’s magnificent Concerto for two pianos , in a concert that also includes the thrilling Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams , and… more

April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver If you like Champagne with your French Fries, you'll love The Hot Sardines and their electrifying performances of vintage jazz! Today's foremost champions of classic jazz, The Hot Sardines also happen to be one of the best jazz bands on… more

Saturday, April 28 and Monday, April 30, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Sarah Chang is one of the most dynamic and scintillating performers in the classical world today. She performs the popular Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 , her recording of which was named to Gramophon magazine's list of… more

Saturday, May 5 and Monday, May 7, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Maestro Jun Märkl conducts a concert of brilliant, full-blooded Spanish classics by French composer Maurice Ravel and Spanish composer Manuel de Falla . Internationally-renowned Argentinian pianist Ingrid Fliter performs… more

May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Take a trip to Royal Albert Hall and the BBC Promenades with Maestro Bramwell Tovey , in a concert based on The Last Night of the Prom s, including beloved favourites such as Elgar 's Enigma Variations, Rule Britannia, Jerusalem , and more. more

May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2017 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Take a trip to Royal Albert Hall and the BBC Promenades with Maestro Bramwell Tovey , in a concert based on The Last Night of the Prom s, including beloved favourites such as Elgar 's Enigma Variations, Rule Britannia, Jerusalem , and more. more

Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver The British Invasion of the 1960s brought something special to North America, and transformed Rock ‘n Roll and popular music forever with legendary bands like The Beatles , The Rolling Stones , The Who , and Queen , and… more

May 20, 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Maestro Bramwell Tovey takes his final turn as Inspector Tovey , investigating the power of live symphonic music and its ability to inspire, entertain, educate, and bring people together in harmony. For tickets and more information please… more

June 2, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver The Musically Speaking series finale is highlighted by the World Première of Bramwell Tovey 's own Shalimar Variations for Piano and Orchestra , based on The Kashmiri Song , made famous by Deanna Durban in the wartime movie, Hers to Hold . more

Saturday, June 9 and Monday, June 11, 2018 at 8:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Peter Grimes is Benjamin Britten 's great triumph – a tragic opera and a masterpiece of musical theatre that reaches heights rarely attained in twentieth century opera. A powerful, dramatic story of fate and the… more

Saturday, June 16 and Monday, June 18, 2018 at 8:00pm Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 2:00pm Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver The final concert of Maestro Bramwell Tovey's tenure as VSO Music Director features a world premiere commission by Composer-in-Residence Jocelyn Morlock , and Mahler 's epic, stunning… more