Entries by Jill Smillie

Percussive Hits

One Man, Two Hands, Four Mallets Victoria, BC –October 16, 2015 The Victoria Symphony’s upcoming concert Percussive Hits includes pieces written in the past 50 years highlighting percussion. Soloists VS Principal Percussionist Corey Rae on marimba and guest Ed Hanley on tabla will make this concert exciting for both the eyes and the ears. VS […]

Rachmaninoff 2 & Tchaikovsky 5

Pianist of Most Popular Recording ever of Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 Coming to Victoria to Perform It with Victoria Symphony Victoria, BC – September 24, 2015 Anna Fedorova has the most popular recording ever of Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2, and will make her Victoria debut playing the technically demanding piano concerto. Conductor David […]

Grand Opening Concert for the 75th Season

Victoria, BC – September 11, 2015 The Victoria Symphony has grand plans for the opening concert of the 75th Anniversary season. The gala concert celebrates the past, present and future with incredible energy, popular repertoire and some very special guests.  The concert takes place Monday, September 21, at the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street in […]

Second Notice of Society’s Annual General Meeting

Victoria, BC – August 25, 2015 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the members of the Victoria Symphony Society, which shall be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music, 900 Johnson St, Victoria, BC at the hour of 6:00 pm, will include a vote of […]

Notice of Society’s Annual General Meeting

 Victoria, BC – August 17, 2015 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the members of the Victoria Symphony Society shall be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music, 900 Johnson St, Victoria, BC at the hour of 6:00 pm for the following purposes: Approval of the […]

A Celebration of Poetry: I Am in Need of Music

Victoria, BC – April 2, 2015 Victoria Symphony debuts unique concert: words of Canadian authors mixed with original symphonic music in A Celebration of Poetry: I am in Need of Music “Who hears the songs when the voices are silent? Who remembers the great sound we used to make, on the shores of an island […]

VS Executive Director Announces Departure

Victoria, BC – March 13, 2015 Mitchell Krieger, Executive Director of the Victoria Symphony since January 2009, will be stepping down from his position after the 75th Anniversary season, in June of 2016. “When I leave the Victoria Symphony, it will be with a heavy heart. It’s a wonderful organization fully committed to enriching lives […]