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.
Watch & Listen
Pre Concert Talk: NOW! Contemporary Canadian Voices
Victoria Symphony’s Bass Trombone Bob Fraser shares insights on NOW! Contemporary Canadian Voices. Vancouver superstar percussionist, Vern Griffiths, joins VS Associate Conductor Giuseppe Pietraroia and the VS for a program of outstanding and groundbreaking new works by Canadian composers. Nicole Lizée’s Perxploitation is a concerto for percussion of mind-boggling virtuosity. Performing in a sea of percussion instruments and in front of projected film of past great drummers and artists, Vern never misses a beat. This program also includes the world premiere of Marcus Goddard’s Live Wire commissioned for the VS with the help of the Hugh Davidson Foundation, as well as works by Jocelyn Morlock and Farangis Nurulla-Khoja. The concert is October 2 at 8:00 pm at Farquhar at UVic in Victoria, British Columbia. The concert is October 2 at 8:00 pm at Farquhar at UVic. Limited tickets available.