Victoria Symphony kicks off the festive season with Magic of the Holidays featuring soprano Betty Waynne Allison and the Vox Humana Chamber Choir Victoria, BC – The Victoria Symphony is joined by soprano Betty Waynne Allison and the Vox Humana Chamber Choir for a magical concert to kick off the Christmas season. Featuring favourite carols […]
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Manyworlds Victoria, BC – This season our Explorations series begins with a program that discovers the similarities as well as the juxtaposition between sight and sound. From very real environmental concerns facing our society to abstract concerns that are more existential in nature; each piece is raw and captivating in its own unique way. Strangely […]
Tony DeSare, star of the off-Broadway hit Our Sinatra, joins Victoria Symphony for Old Blue Eyes: Music of Frank Sinatra Victoria, BC – Described by the New York Times as “two parts young Sinatra to one part Billy Joel”, Tony DeSare joins the Victoria Symphony in a tribute to the legendary Frank Sinatra, Saturday, November 2, […]
Victoria, BC – CEO Kathryn Laurin took to the stage at the Royal Theatre last night ahead of the opening night concert to announce that Maestro Kluxen had signed a contract extension securing him as the VS Music Director through the 2022/23 season. Maestro Christian Kluxen made his debut with the VS in April 2016 […]
Victoria Symphony is joined by Ballet Victoria for the orchestra’s first pops concert of the 2019-20 season September 28 and 29, 2019 Principal Pops Conductor, Sean O’Loughlin, has created an electric program to launch the Victoria Symphony’s pops season, fusing music and dance and featuring the talented dancers of Ballet Victoria. A Fantasia of Dance […]
Victoria, BC – The VS will join Maestro Kluxen on stage Monday, September 23 as they begin the 79th season of the Victoria Symphony. And the music…the demanding and stunning Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 and Brahms Symphony No. 1. With a reputation as being one of the most technically challenging piano concertos in the […]
International soloists join orchestra and Victoria Choral Society to present third act of Wagner’s opera Victoria, BC – German composer Richard Wagner meets Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in the Victoria Symphony’s big season finale, May 11 and 12, 2019, at Victoria’s Royal Theatre. “We begin with the Prelude from Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde and flow […]
Victoria Symphony Announces 2019/20 Season – “Beethoven 250”: 9 Symphonies in 3 Weeks! Victoria, BC – The Victoria Symphony launched its 2019/20 season today, unveiling concert details for Maestro Christian Kluxen’s third season as Music Director. Kluxen will conduct all nine Beethoven Symphonies over the course of three consecutive weeks in March 2020. This “Beethoven […]
Victoria, BC – After decades of performances at its home base at the Royal Theatre, the Victoria Symphony has announced that it is being forced out of the Theatre due to exorbitant rental increases and curtailed access to booking dates. Recent changes to rental fees and newly created priority scheduling policies and procedures developed by the […]
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