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The Farquhar at UVic

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3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC V8W3P2 Canada
(250) 721-8480

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October 2019

Bellincampi Conducts Mendelssohn & Schumann

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Featuring conductor Giordano Bellincampi, this concert comes to a triumphant close with Schumann’s Symphony No. 2 in C major.

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Bellincampi Conducts Mendelssohn & Schumann

October 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Under the baton of internationally renowned conductor Giordano Bellincampi, the concert comes to a triumphant close with Schumann’s dramatic Symphony No. 2 in C major.

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Bellincampi Conducts Mendelssohn & Schumann

October 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Featuring conductor Giordano Bellincampi, this concert comes to a triumphant close with Schumann’s Symphony No. 2 in C major.

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Haydn & Beethoven

October 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Chinese-American Eric Lu debuts with the Victoria Symphony in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4,

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November 2019

Sibelius Symphony No. 5

November 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

“Under the Northern Lights” launches with Sybelius’ monumental Symphony No. 5, depicting Nordic landscapes, from the most hidden inner parts of the human spirit to the broadest widths of nature

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Tam Plays Lindberg

November 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

VS concertmaster Terence Tam takes the stage to deliver his account of a contemporary classic: Finish Magnus Lindberg’s thrilling and mosaic violin concerto.

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December 2019

Dvořák From the New World

December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tobias Ringborg plays and conducts music from Scandinavian composers including Stenhammer’s tender and passionate Two Romances and Grieg’s vibrant Symphonic Dances.

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The Snowman

December 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The film versions of a beloved story by Raymond Briggs, The Snowman is screened with live musical accompaniment by the Victoria Symphony.

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Handel’s Messiah

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on December 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm

With the Hallelujah Chorus as its centerpiece, Handel’s oratorio Messiah is probably the most famous piece of classical music in the world. 

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Canadian Brass

December 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 “The world’s most famous brass group” joins the Victoria Symphony for an evening of entertainment, spontaneity, virtuosity and most of all fun with holiday music, classical flare and a few surprises.

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Handel’s Messiah

December 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm

With the Hallelujah Chorus as its centerpiece, Handel’s oratorio Messiah is probably the most famous piece of classical music in the world. 

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January 2020

A Viennese New Years

January 1, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Start the New Year off right with lively and nostalgic music of the family of Johann Strauss and his contemporaries

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February 2020

Naked Classics: Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

February 2, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This performance of Naked Classics will take place at The Farquhar at UVic. Naked Classics animateur Paul Rissmann returns to the VS to “undress” Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique.”

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Wall to Wall Percussion

February 16, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Percussion superstar Vern Griffiths, returns to Victoria with Wall to Wall Percussion.

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Min Plays Schumann

February 23, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Victoria’s Lorraine Min returns to perform Schumann’s heartfelt Piano Concerto in A.

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March 2020

Beethoven 250: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 3

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

With the four most famous notes in musical history, our Beethoven 250 celebration launches with fate knocking on the door.

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Beethoven 250: Symphonies Nos. 2, 4 & 7

March 12, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The second concert in the Beethoven 250 celebration, presents no less than three symphonies in one night!

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Beethoven 250: Symphonies Nos. 6 & 8

March 15, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday continues with his forceful and innovative exploration of nature in the Pastoral Symphony, leading into the buoyantly animated Symphony No. 8.

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Beethoven 250: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 9

March 22, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This performance in our Beethoven 250 series will take place at The Farquhar at UVic. Beethoven 250 concludes by displaying his creation from its youthful dawn to climactic conclusion.

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April 2020

Yoon Plays Lalo

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

VS Principal cellist Brian Yoon joins the orchestra in Lalo’s evocative Concerto for Cello.

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Beethoven Lives Upstairs

April 5, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Life gets a little noisy and a whole lot more interesting for young Christopher after a crabby, eccentric old man named Beethoven moves in upstairs.

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Fortunata Sings Mozart

April 19, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Italian-Canadian soprano Aviva Fortunata beautifully masters arias from Mozart’s most famous operas: Don Giovanni, Marriage of Figaro, Così Fan Tutte and more.

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May 2020

Mahler Symphony No. 3

May 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2020 at 2:30 pm

Under the baton of Maestro Kluxen, Mahler’s triumphant and glorious Symphony No. 3 concludes our 2019/20 season.

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Mahler Symphony No. 3

May 17, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 17, 2020 at 2:30 pm

Under the baton of Maestro Kluxen, Mahler’s triumphant and glorious Symphony No. 3 concludes our 2019/20 season.

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