Entries by Jill Smillie

Victoria Symphony continues to celebrate its 75th Anniversary Season with concert featuring James Ehnes and Mahler Symphony No. 5.

Victoria, BC – November 13, 2015 Canadian superstar violinist James Ehnes comes to Victoria to play Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole, and Victoria Symphony Music Director Tania Miller conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 on November 21 & 22. When Tania Miller and the music programming committee were planning the Victoria Symphony’s celebratory 75th anniversary season, James Ehnes […]

Ballet Meets Broadway

Victoria, BC – October 26, 2015 Ballet Meets Broadway pairs Ballet Victoria with the Victoria Symphony on the Pops stage for the first time, highlighting the music that has kept musical theatre audiences tapping their feet for more than fifty years. Performances takes place Friday, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m., with […]

Victoria Symphony to Premiere First Commissioned Piece, “Echoes of Autumn,” By Composer in Residence Jared Miller

Victoria, BC – October 22, 2015 Victoria Symphony is set to premiere the first commissioned work, “Echoes of Autumn,” by Composer in Residence Jared Miller at the November 2 Legacy Series concert. Pianist Orli Shaham will play Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 “Jeunehomme” and first-time guest conductor Stilian Kirov will lead the orchestra through Mendelssohn’s […]

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 […]