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JULY 5, 6 (SPEC P.27) 7PM, ORPHEUM JULY 7 2PM, ORPHEUM VSO AT THE MOVIES: HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX® IN CONCERT JULY 11, 12 & 13 (SPEC P.26) 7PM, ORPHEUM VSO AT THE MOVIES: STAR WARS, A NEW HOPE® IN CONCERT Justin Freer conductor

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SEPTEMBER 20 (SPEC P.2) 8PM, ORPHEUM RENÉE FLEMING! WITH THE VSO Otto Tausk conductor Renée Fleming soprano* STRAUSS Four Last Songs* DVOŘÁK The Wood Dove STRAVINSKY The Nightingale SEPTEMBER 21 or 22 (MWG P.6) 8PM, ORPHEUM Otto Tausk conductor Arthur & Lucas Jussen piano* EDWARD TOP Fanfare (World Première/VSO Commission) POULENC Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor* STRAVINSKY Firebird (complete) SEPTEMBER 28 or 29 (MWD P.9) 8PM, ORPHEUM SEPTEMBER 30 (SS P.16) 2PM, ORPHEUM Otto Tausk conductor Cedric Tiberghien piano* KODÁLY Dances of Galánta BARTÓK Piano Concerto No. 3* BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major

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DECEMBER 2018

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OCTOBER 4 (SN P.19) 8PM, BELL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, SURREY OCTOBER 6 (MS P.11) 8PM, ORPHEUM Rossen Milanov conductor Yegor Dyachkov cello* SHCHEDRIN Naughty Limericks TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme* TCHAIKOVSKY Pezzo capriccioso* STRAVINSKY Petrouchka (1947) OCTOBER 5 (ITS P.18) 6:30PM, ORPHEUM Rossen Milanov conductor SHCHEDRIN Naughty Limericks STRAVINSKY Petrouchka (1947) OCTOBER 11 (T&T P.17) 2PM, ORPHEUM TEA & TRUMPETS: A BRITISH SERENADE William Rowson conductor Christopher Gaze host Nicholas Wright violin OCTOBER 12 or 13 (POPS P.15) 8PM, ORPHEUM VSO POPS: 80s REWIND Stuart Chafetz conductor Nicole Parker vocalist Aaron Finley vocalist OCTOBER 14 (KIDS P.22) 2PM, ORPHEUM KIDS’ KONCERTS: 50 YEARS OF AL SIMMONS William Rowson conductor Al Simmons OCTOBER 19 or 20 (CT P.13) 8PM, CHAN CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, UBC Jeffrey Kahane conductor Karen Gomyo violin* MENDELSSOHN The Fair Melusina BRAHMS Violin Concerto in D Major* SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Spring

OCTOBER 26 or 27 (MWG P.6) 8PM, ORPHEUM Michał Nesterowicz conductor Scott St. John violin* KORNGOLD Violin Concerto in D Major* SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major NOVEMBER 2 or 3 (MWD P.9) 8PM, ORPHEUM NOVEMBER 4 (SS P.16) 2PM, ORPHEUM Xian Zhang conductor Marc-André Hamelin piano* MOZART Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major* TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2 in C minor NOVEMBER 9 or 10 (MWG P.6) 8PM, ORPHEUM Otto Tausk conductor Colleen Daly soprano Allyson McHardy mezzo-soprano David Pomeroy tenor UBC University Singers and Choral Union Graeme Langager director DVOŘÁK Stabat Mater NOVEMBER 17 (SPEC P.27) 7PM, ORPHEUM VSO AT THE MOVIES: LA LA LAND® IN CONCERT Erik Ochsner conductor NOVEMBER 22 (T&T P.17) 2PM, ORPHEUM TEA & TRUMPETS: SPANISH NIGHTS William Rowson conductor Christopher Gaze host NOVEMBER 23 or 24 (POPS P.15) 8PM, ORPHEUM VSO POPS: HOLLYWOOD SINGS Michael Krajewski conductor Lori Wilshire vocalist

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NOVEMBER 25 (KIDS P.22) 8PM, ORPHEUM KIDS’ KONCERTS: MEET THE MAESTRO! Otto Tausk conductor NOVEMBER 29 (NSC P.19) 8PM, CENTENNIAL THEATRE, NORTH VANCOUVER NOVEMBER 30 (SN P.19) 8PM, BELL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, SURREY DECEMBER 1 (MS P.11) Otto Tausk conductor Baiba Skride violin* GABRIELI Sacrae symphoniae: Sonata Pian’e Forte Sacrae symphoniae: Canzon Duodecimi Toni GUBAIDULINA Violin Concerto* TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique DECEMBER 6 or 8 (MWD P.9) 8PM, ORPHEUM Jun Märkl conductor Yefim Bronfman piano* BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2* LISZT Les préludes R. STRAUSS Don Juan DECEMBER 12 to 22 (SPEC P.25) VARIOUS TIMES & VENUES A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS William Rowson conductor Christopher Gaze host EnChor: Gerald van Wyck director UBC Opera Ensemble: Nancy Hermiston director DECEMBER 21 & 22 (SPEC P.25) 8PM, CHAN CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, UBC DECEMBER 23 2PM, MASSEY THEATRE, NEW WESTMINSTER VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS Benjamin Beilman leader/violin

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JANUARY 9 (SN P.19) 8PM, BELL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, SURREY THE VSO AT 100 JANUARY 10 (T&T P.17) 2PM, ORPHEUM TEA & TRUMPETS: THE VSO AT 100 William Rowson conductor Christopher Gaze host Emma Hoglund piano

FEBRUARY 1 or 2 (MWG P.6) 8PM, ORPHEUM Bramwell Tovey conductor Couloir: Ariel Barnes cello* Heidi Krutzen harp* DEBUSSY Danses sacrée et profane KELLY-MARIE MURPHY En el escuro es todo uno (in the darkness, all is one)* BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6 in A Major

JANUARY 11 or 12 (POPS P.15) 8PM, ORPHEUM VSO POPS: TRIBUTE TO BENNY GOODMAN Michael Krajewski conductor Dave Bennett & Quartet JANUARY 13 (KIDS P.22) 2PM, ORPHEUM KIDS’ KONCERTS: THE HOCKEY SWEATER William Rowson conductor Abigail Richardson composer JANUARY 18 (NMF P.24) 7:30PM, ORPHEUM NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL Otto Tausk conductor Vern Griffiths percussion TBC soprano JANUARY 19 (NMF P.24) 7:30PM, ORPHEUM NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL Otto Tausk conductor JANUARY 23 (SPEC P.2) 8PM, ORPHEUM THE LEGENDARY ITZHAK PERLMAN WITH THE VSO Otto Tausk conductor Itzhak Perlman violin* MOZART Don Giovanni: Overture SCHUBERT Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor* JOHN WILLIAMS Theme from Schindler’s List

FEBRUARY 7 (SN P.19) 8PM, BELL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, SURREY FEBRUARY 9 (MS P.11) 8PM, ORPHEUM Brett Mitchell conductor Andrew Von Oeyen piano* SMETANA The Moldau GRIEG Piano Concerto in A minor* DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 8 in G Major FEBRUARY 8 (ITS P.18) 6:30PM, ORPHEUM Brett Mitchell conductor SMETANA The Moldau DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 8 in G Major FEBRUARY 15 or 16 (MWD P.9) 8PM, ORPHEUM Eivind Gullberg Jensen conductor Chad Hoopes violin* MOZART The Magic Flute: Overture DVOŘÁK Violin Concerto in A minor* BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E minor FEBRUARY 21 (NSC P.19) 8PM, CENTENNIAL THEATRE, NORTH VANCOUVER FEBRUARY 22 or 23 (CT P.13) 8PM, CHAN CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, UBC Henning Kraggerud leader/violin BACH Goldberg Variations Arr. Kraggerud & Bernt Simen Lund BACH Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor

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FEBRUARY 28 (T&T P.17) 2PM, ORPHEUM TEA & TRUMPETS: FROM THE NEW WORLD: ANTONIN DVOŘÁK William Rowson conductor Christopher Gaze host Nicholas Wright violin Janet Steinberg cello MARCH 1 or 2 (POPS P.15) 8PM, ORPHEUM VSO POPS: JOHN PIZZARELLI: A CENTURY OF NAT ‘KING’ COLE John Morris Russell conductor John Pizzarelli vocals/guitar MARCH 3 (KIDS P.22) 2PM, ORPHEUM PLATYPUS THEATRE: BACH TO THE FUTURE William Rowson conductor Platypus Theatre MARCH 15 or 16 (MWG P.6) 8PM, ORPHEUM MARCH 17 (SS P.16) 2PM, ORPHEUM Bernard Labadie conductor David Kadouch piano* MENDELSSOHN Fingal’s Cave (The Hebrides) BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor* HAYDN L’Isola disabitata: Overture BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 1 in C Major MARCH 22 or 23 (CT P.13) 8PM, CHAN CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, UBC Otto Tausk conductor MOZART Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major MOZART Symphony No. 40 in G minor MOZART Symphony No. 41 in C Major

MAY 2019

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MARCH 28 (SN P.19) 8PM, BELL PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, SURREY MARCH 30 (MS P.11) 8PM, ORPHEUM Tania Miller conductor Pablo Sáinz Villegas guitar MOZART Symphony No. 35 in D Major, Haffner RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2 in C Major APRIL 4 (SF P.20) 8PM, ORPHEUM SPRING FESTIVAL: MUSIC & POWER, CONCERT ONE Otto Tausk conductor Robyn Driedger-Klassen soprano* Eve-Lyn de la Haye soprano* Tracy Cantin soprano+ UBC Opera Ensemble: Nancy Hermiston director* MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream* WAGNER Götterdämmerung+ APRIL 6 (SF P.20) 8PM, ORPHEUM SPRING FESTIVAL: MUSIC & POWER, CONCERT TWO Otto Tausk conductor Stewart Goodyear piano* RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Buffoons GERSHWIN Piano Concerto* RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 in E minor APRIL 12 (SF P.20) 8PM, ORPHEUM SPRING FESTIVAL: MUSIC & POWER, CONCERT THREE Otto Tausk conductor Rosanne Philippens violin* STRAVINSKY Funeral Song PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor SHOSTAKOVICH Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk: Suite (Arr. James Conlon)

JUNE 2019

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APRIL 13 (SF P.20) 8PM, ORPHEUM SPRING FESTIVAL: MUSIC & POWER, CONCERT FOUR Otto Tausk conductor Erin Wall soprano* Michael Colvin tenor* UBC Choirs* IVES The Unanswered Question BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 in D minor* APRIL 25 (T&T P.17) 2PM, ORPHEUM TEA & TRUMPETS: NORTHERN LIGHTS William Rowson conductor Christopher Gaze host APRIL 26 or 27 (POPS P.15) 8PM, ORPHEUM VSO POPS: DANCING & ROMANCING Andy Einhorn conductor Joan Hess and Kirby Ward singers/dancers APRIL 28 (KIDS P.22) 2PM, ORPHEUM CLASSICAL KIDS: BEETHOVEN LIVES UPSTAIRS William Rowson conductor Classical Kids MAY 3 or 4 (MWD P.9) 8PM, ORPHEUM MAY 5 (SS P.16) 2PM, ORPHEUM Bramwell Tovey conductor Louis Lortie piano* DEBUSSY Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor* BRAMWELL TOVEY Concerto for Orchestra (World Première/VSO Commission)

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MAY 10 (ITS P.18) 6:30PM, ORPHEUM Otto Tausk conductor WAGNER Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod PROKOFIEV Romeo & Juliet Suite (Suite arranged by Otto Tausk)

MAY 24 or 25 (POPS P.15) 8PM, ORPHEUM VSO POPS: WOMEN ROCK Jeff Tyzik conductor Cassidy Catanzaro vocals Katrina Dideriksen vocals Shayna Steele vocals

MAY 11 (MS P.11) 8PM, ORPHEUM Otto Tausk conductor Jeanette Jonquil clarinet* Julia Lockhart bassoon* WAGNER Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod STRAUSS Duet Concertino for Clarinet & Bassoon* PROKOFIEV Romeo & Juliet Suite (Suite arranged by Otto Tausk)

MAY 31 or JUNE 1 (MWG P.6) 8PM, ORPHEUM Otto Tausk conductor Kerson Leong violin* LILI BOULANGER D’un jour triste D’un matin de printemps SAINT-SAËNS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso* RAVEL Tzigane* DEBUSSY Images

MAY 16 (NSC P.19) 8PM, CENTENNIAL THEATRE, NORTH VANCOUVER MAY 17 or 18 (CT P.13) 8PM, CHAN CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, UBC Kazuyoshi Akiyama conductor Mayuko Kamio violin* RESPIGHI Ancient Airs & Dances: Suite No. 3 BACH Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major* MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, Strasbourg* MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Italian MAY 23 (T&T P.17) 2PM, ORPHEUM TEA & TRUMPETS: THE LONELY HEART: AN AFTERNOON WITH TCHAIKOVSKY William Rowson conductor Christopher Gaze host

JUNE 7 or 8 (MWD P.9) 8PM, ORPHEUM Otto Tausk conductor Nicholas Wright violin* Harriet Krijgh cello* SCHUBERT Rosamunde: Overture MICHEL VAN DER AA Concerto for Violin and Cello* (North American Première) R. STRAUSS Also sprach Zarathustra JUNE 11 (SPEC P.5) 8PM, ORPHEUM 100TH ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION Otto Tausk conductor James Ehnes violin*

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100 YEARS OF THE VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 1935

100 YEARS OF THE VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

left: GEORGIA AUDITORIUM ALLARD de RIDDER MUSIC DIRECTOR (1930–1941)

right: ORPHEUM THEATRE SERGIU COMISSIONA MUSIC DIRECTOR (1991–2000)

right: THE FIRST VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE VANCOUVER SYMPHONY SOCIETY, HENRY GREEN MUSIC DIRECTOR (1919–1921)

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JACQUES SINGER MUSIC DIRECTOR (1947–1950)

100 YEARS OF THE VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 1919

left: ORPHEUM THEATRE BRAMWELL TOVEY MUSIC DIRECTOR (2000–2018) VSO MUSIC DIRECTOR EMERITUS BEGINNING JULY 2018

1947 1957

right: GEORGIA AUDITORIUM IRWIN HOFFMAN MUSIC DIRECTOR (1952–1963)

MEREDITH DAVIES MUSIC DIRECTOR (1964–1970)

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below: ORPHEUM THEATRE KAZUYOSHI AKIYAMA MUSIC DIRECTOR (1972–1985) VSO CONDUCTOR LAUREATE SINCE 1986

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right: ORPHEUM THEATRE OTTO TAUSK MUSIC DIRECTOR BEGINNING JULY 2018

below: A HISTORY OF THE VSO IN PRINT

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above right: BLACKCOMB MOUNTAIN PETER MCCOPPIN, MUSIC ADVISOR (1988–1991)

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left& below: MALKING BOWL, STANLEY PARK ALLARD de RIDDER MUSIC DIRECTOR (1930–1941)

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