Saturday, March 9th, 7:30 pm
POWER! Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same
GUEST ARTISTS: Jeans N’ Classics Band
Lead Singer Michael Shotton leads the way in a powerful symphonic tribute to the first and best of the heavy rock bands. Jeans N’ Classics pairs up with the VI Symphony performing classic rock staples such as “Dazed and Confused”, “Kashmir”, and of course the eternal “Stairway to Heaven”. Rock on!
Thursday, March 21st , 2019
SYMPHONY SOUNDBITES: BACH’S GOLDBERG VARIATIONS
A UNIQUE TAKE ON HAPPY HOUR!
Join the VIS String Orchestra for 2 Symphony SoundBites Shows:
5:00 pm Appetizer Bites followed by 5:30-6:30 Performance
OR 7:15-8:15 pm Performance followed by Dessert Bites.
BACH / SITKOVETSKY Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Sitkovetsky’s arrangement of this great work for keyboard was conceived for Bach’s 300th birthday celebration, and is dedicated to the memory of Glenn Gould. This version for strings is fascinating and lush, and integrates our new VIS harpsichord.
Friday, April 26th, 2:00 pm
Vancouver Island Symphony presents Origin Matinee Series - Opus #3
WILLIAMS Star Wars Suite (excerpts)
HOLST The Planets (excerpts)
An out-of-this-world matinee! This space-focused program features music from one of the most famous soundtracks of all time, which was itself inspired by Holst’s ground- breaking orchestral work about our solar system. All systems go, for a powerful, majestic VIS lift-off!
Saturday, April 27th 7:30 pm
Vancouver Island Symphony presents INFINITY! Star Wars and Holst’s Planets
VISUALS: Voyage of Discovery
Pre-Concert Talk 6:30 PM
One-of-a-kind multimedia extravaganza concert, as we present Holst’s Planets, visually enhanced with the latest breathtaking NASA animations in High Definition! Our season-closing concert opens with excerpts from some of the best loved soundtracks ever written – John Williams’ Star Wars.
For more information visit the Port Theatre