Sunday, March 1st, 2020 | 2:00pm
The Orpheum | MAP
Experience the genius of Beethoven through this concert dedicated to his great works. The Overture to Fidelio reflects on heroism and triumph, and Piano Concerto No. 4 portrays dramatic dialogues between the soloist and orchestra. In keeping with the theme of joy and hope, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 is sure to amaze with its colour, texture and harmonic progressions, leading to a transcendent state of exultation as you exit the concert hall enveloped in resounding joy.
The VAM Symphony Orchestra consists of more than 100 students performing seminal works of the Western Orchestral tradition. Graduates of the VAMSO have continued their studies at leading institutions such as Juilliard and Yale University, while many VAMSO alumni populate the world’s finest orchestras: London Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, to name a few.