Concert Information: Shostakovich Chamber Symphony

Concert Information


Thursday, February 4, 7:30 pm (Premiere at victoriasymphony.ca)

This concert will be available until March 5, 2021.


Shostakovich (arr. Barshai) – Chamber Symphony in C minor
Goddard – Trumpet Concerto


Giuseppe Pietraroia


Ryan Cole – trumpet

Ryan Cole has held the position of principal trumpet in the Victoria Symphony since 2012. In addition to his work in the VS, Ryan frequently appears in the trumpet section of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, including multiple appearances as guest principal. Originally from Saskatoon, Ryan is a former member of the Regina Symphony. He received his master’s degree from McGill University, and also trained at Music Academy of the West in California. He has appeared as guest soloist multiple times with the VS, as well as with the Saskatoon Symphony, and Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Offstage, Ryan teaches a private studio of advanced trumpet students. Originally trained as a music educator, Ryan also spends a great deal of time in the schools giving masterclasses, talks, presentations, and performances.

Victoria Symphony

Music Director, Christian Kluxen

Associate Conductor, Giuseppe Pietraroia

Trumpet, Ryan Cole


Terence Tam, Concertmaster
Christi Meyers, Assistant Concertmaster
Tori Gould, Principal 2nd Violin
Cory Balzer
Müge Büyükçelen
Courtney Cameron
Michele Kwon
Philip Manning
Emily Salmon
Julian Vitek

Kenji Fuse, Principal
Stacey Boal
Kay Cochran
Mieka Michaux

Brian Yoon, Principal
Hannah Craig
Joyce Ellwood
Amy Laing

Mary Rannie, Principal
Darren Buhr


Bill Linwood, Principal


Karl Williams, Principal

Operations Manager

Liz King


Christopher Reiche Boucher

Acting Orchestra Manager

Peter Burris

Filmed December 12, 2020 on location at Farquhar at UVic

Producers: Theresa Leonard and Marcus Hissen

Video Production: Roll.Focus.

Audio Engineer: Don Harder

Audio Producer: Karen Wilson

Coming up next:

Beethoven’s Triple Concerto

February 18 @ 7:30 pm victoriasymphony.ca

The Victoria Symphony performs on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen peoples and acknowledges with respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continues to this day. We extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live, create, and perform on this territory.