Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Free Shows
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will be performing 9 FREE shows around the Whistler Village starting today! Each day the orchestra will focus on a different aspect or composer of classical music. Read up on all of the shows planned for the week below.
Tuesday, July 16 & Wednesday July 17 | String Quartet & Brass Quintet
The VSO's string quartet and brass quintet will be performing 6 FREE shows over the course of 2 days. The shows will be held at Whistler's Town Plaza Gazebo and Mountain Square. For those unfamiliar with these locations the Town Plaza Gazebo is located across from the Whistler Library between Caramba Restaurant and the GAP. Mountain Square isn't too far from the base of Whistler Mountain located outside of Zogs and Lululemon. The times and locations for the shows are listed below.
Tuesday, July 16
1:00 - 2:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO Brass Quintet
2:30 - 3:30 PM | Mountain Square | VSO String Quartet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO Brass Quintet
Wednesday, July 17
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO String Quartet
1:00 - 2:00 PM | Mountain Square | VSO Brass Quintet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO String Quartet
Friday, July 19 & Saturday, July 20 | Classic Works - Conducted by Sean New House
The Friday and Saturday night performances will focus on masterpieces of classical music. The performance will play pieces from composers Pablo de Sarasate, Mozart, Mandelssohn and Dvorak. Both shows will take place at Whistler's Olympic Plaza located in the heart of the village. The shows will begin at 8PM on both nights.
Sunday, July 21 | 'Beethoven Lives Upstairs - Children's Performance
On Sunday the orchestra will perform a children's friendly show entitled Beethoven Lives Upstairs. The performance will be acted out by stage actors and will be set to the soundtrack of Beethoven's greatest works. The show will focus on Beethoven's upbringing as a child genius and his ascent to becoming one of the greatest composers to ever live. The show will take place at Whistler's Olympic Plaza and will begin at 2PM.
Looking for accommodations for the summer?
Choose from our three condominium style hotels, located in Whistler's Creekside Village. All of our wonderful hotels are just a minutes away from all the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra performances.
Contact us for more information and reservations.