Raiskin and Zhu – Paganini
Mar 03

Raiskin and Zhu – Paganini

Youthful brilliance is on display as Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Music Director Daniel Raiskin welcomes American violinist Kevin Zhu, first prize winner at the 2018 International Paganini Competition ...
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4
Mar 08

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4

Associate conductor of the Oregon Symphony, Deanna Tham, showcases two works from the 1920s. Prayer overcomes sorrow in a symphonic poem by the pioneering Black composer William Grant Still, while...
Platypus Theatre – Presto Mambo!
Mar 09

Platypus Theatre – Presto Mambo!

A concert about the music of the Americas takes an unexpected turn when Max—an energetic but impulsive young boy—makes his way onto the stage to “help” the orchestra. Soon Max...
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4
Mar 10

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4

The associate conductor of the Oregon Symphony, Deanna Tham, showcases two works from the 1920s. Prayer overcomes sorrow in a symphonic poem by the pioneering Black composer William Grant Still,...
Bach, Pärt, and Vivaldi
Mar 17

Bach, Pärt, and Vivaldi

Brothers and sisters in song raise their voices in praise and penitence as some of Victoria’s finest choral groups join the VS for Baroque favourites. This collaboration includes a triple...
Grieg, Tchaikovsky, and Britten
Mar 20

Grieg, Tchaikovsky, and Britten

This strings-only program includes musical echoes of an earlier era from Grieg, a Tchaikovsky tune that brought a tear to Tolstoy’s eye, and Britten’s playful look back at  his own ...
La Nef – Sea Songs and Shanties
Mar 23

La Nef – Sea Songs and Shanties

We’ll rant and we’ll roar across the salt seas! Fresh off their exhilarating performance at the 2022 Splash, La Nef returns to press the Victoria Symphony into service in a...
La Nef – Sea Songs and Shanties
Mar 24

La Nef – Sea Songs and Shanties

We’ll rant and we’ll roar across the salt seas! Fresh off their exhilarating performance at the 2022 Splash, La Nef returns to press the Victoria Symphony into service in a...
Being Robert Schumann – Brahms Symphony No. 1
Apr 14

Being Robert Schumann – Brahms Symphony No. 1

In the 1850s, Johannes Brahms benefitted from the support of Robert and Clara Schumann. Years later, Brahms recog­nized the talents of Antonín Dvořák, stating that any composer would be honored...
The Composer is Here!
Apr 20

The Composer is Here!

Known for his kid’s concert hit, “Wall to Wall Percussion,” Vern Griffiths leads this fun, family-friendly performance that explores what it means to be a composer. The afternoon features works....
Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade
Apr 21

Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade

Historic texts, tales, and sea-faring travel inspire a program conducted by Dinuk Wijeratne—who is also a pianist and JUNO® award-winning composer. Perhaps it was kismet that Borodin’s opera Prin...
Kluxen – Brahms, Britten, and Brown
Apr 28

Kluxen – Brahms, Britten, and Brown

“What harbor shelters peace, away from tidal waves, away from storms?” Starting with a misty sunrise on a Suffolk seascape, the tempest-tossed drama of Britten’s opera Peter Grimes is neatly...
Jim Witter: It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me
May 04

Jim Witter: It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me

The music of Billy Joel and Elton John transport us back to another time and place in this remarkable evening of nostalgia and song. Canadian pianist Jim Witter and his...
Jim Witter: It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me
May 05

Jim Witter: It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me

The music of Billy Joel and Elton John transport us back to another time and place in this remarkable evening of nostalgia and song. Canadian pianist Jim Witter and his...
Being Robert Schumann Finale – Brahms’ A German Requiem
May 12

Being Robert Schumann Finale – Brahms’ A German Requiem

We conclude our 3-year exploration Being Robert Schumann with a postscript performance that further recognizes his impact. To musically mark the death of his mentor, Schumann, as well as the...

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