Having recently posted about some of the top summer date night activities — that won’t cost you a thing — I came across a wonderful outdoor event that is bound to entertain. For the third year, the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is hosting a free, family-friendly summer evening of live music inspired by the classics and iconic pop culture.
Free Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra Performance
Where: Jack Poole Plaza at Burrard Landing (1055 Canada Place)
When: Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Presented by PCI and Ledcor, this free summer evening event will be performed by the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, led by Maestro Kenneth Hsieh. The performance takes place at Jack Poole Plaza at Burrard Landing in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Stanley Park, the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains while listening to an enchanting programme of live symphony music.
Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture
Horner/Arr Moss – Titanic Medley
Saint-Saens – Danse Bacchanale
Bladt – Pirates of the Caribbean Medley
Enesco – Romanian Rhapsody
Sibelius – Finlandia
Williams – Selections from the Star Wars Suite
Massenet – Meditation from Thais
Violin Soloist Allison Kim – Laureate 2016
Tchaikovsky – 1812 Overture
This free outdoor concert and seating is first come, first serve. Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for comfort.