Music Director Search
Passion. Creativity. Vision. Who will be the new Music Director?
After 14 seasons under the baton of Maestra Tania Miller, the Victoria Symphony is saying a fond farewell to the inspirational leadership of Maestra Miller.
This fall, Music Director Candidates will take to the state in their final audition to lead the orchestra through a diverse array of works. Their mission: to create great musical experiences, enhance artist excellence, inspire audiences, and embrace Victoria’s vibrant cultural community.
Music Director Candidate Concerts include:
Beethoven’s Fifth - Monday, October 24, 8 PM
Music Director Candidate, conductor / Joshua Roman, cello
Monday, October 24, 8 PM / Royal Theatre
Shostakovich – Cello Concerto No. 1, Beethoven – Symphony No. 5
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto - Saturday, November 5, 8 PM
Music Director Candidate, conductor / André Laplante, piano
Saturday, November 5, 8 PM / Royal Theatre
Weber – Overture to Oberon, Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1, Nielsen – Symphony No. 2 “Four Temperaments”
Haydn’s Surprise - Sunday, November 20, 2:30 PM
Music Director Candidate, conductor / Brian Yoon, cello
Sunday, November 20, 2:30 PM / UVic Centre Farquhar Auditorium
Bach – Cello Suite in C, Pachelbel – Canon, Haydn – Cello Concerto in D, Haydn – Symphony No. 94 “Surprise”
Pavel Plays Chopin - Sunday, November 27, 2:30 PM & Monday, November 28, 8 PM
Sunday, November 27, 2:30 PM & Monday, November 28, 8 PM / Royal Theatre
Music Director Candidate, conductor / Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
Pal – On the Double, Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 2, Dvořák – Symphony No. 7
Mozart’s "Jupiter" - Monday, January 23, 8 PM
Music Director Candidate, conductor / Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet
Monday, January 23, 8 PM / Royal Theatre
Copland – Clarinet Concerto, Mozart – Symphony No. 41 “Jupiter”
We want to hear from you! After each concert, please come back to this web page and click the link to the survey about the concert.
Who are the Candidates?
The Victoria Symphony will be announcing the candidates in August 2016. Stay tuned!