The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra returns with one of its perennial favourites, A Traditional Christmas, starting December 10th. As with previous years, the concert will feature carols, sing-a-longs, and selections from Handel’s Messiah, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, and other holiday favourites.
VSO Assistant Conductor Evan Mitchell will lead the orchestra which will be hosted by Bard on the Beach’s Christopher Gaze and include both the EnChor and UBC Opera Ensemble choirs.
There are a total of fourteen performances scheduled in six different communities across Metro Vancouver (see the complete list below or visit our online calendar).
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra – A Traditional Christmas
10 – 19 December 2009
Evan Mitchell, conductor
Christopher Gaze, host
UBC Opera Ensemble, choir
Tickets are $34 each (with student, senior and subscriber discounts available) and sell out quickly for this yearly event. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.vancouversymphony.ca or by calling 604.876.3434.
St. Andrew’s Wesley Church, Vancouver
December 10, 7:30pm
December 11, 7:30pm
December 12, 4pm & 7:30pm
Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby
December 13, 4pm & 7:30pm
South Delta Baptist Church, Delta
December 16, 4pm & 7:30pm
Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey
December 17, 4pm & 7:30pm
Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver
December 18, 4pm & 7:30pm
Kay Meek Theatre, West Vancouver
December 19, 4pm & 7:30pm