Vancouver Academy of Music (“VAM”) celebrates its 50th anniversary season with a special presentation in honour of the genius of Ludwig van Beethoven with Resounding Joy: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, on March 1st at the Orpheum.
Under the baton of Conductor Emeritus Leslie Dala, more than 100 students from the VAM Symphony Orchestra (“VAMSO”), four esteemed vocal soloists, the Vancouver Bach Choir, and members of VAM’s choral program will perform a dazzling concert featuring Beethoven’s most revered works. The program order will see Fidelio Overture open the concert, followed by Piano Concerto No. 4, and will conclude with Symphony No. 9.
VAM Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
Where: Orpheum Theatre (601 Smithe S, Vancouver)
When: Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2:00pm
Tickets: Available online now or by calling (604) 734-2301 (Student/Senior: $10, General: $15 plus fees)
One of the most celebrated and instantly recognizable compositions of all time, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 will bring the afternoon concert to a grand conclusion. The VAMSO presentation will feature a range of esteemed artists including luminary Vancouver Tenor Martin Renner Wallace; VAM faculty member and internationally-renowned Soprano Joslin Romphf Dennis; Baritone Alan Corbishley, a member of VAM’s faculty of voice; and local Vancouver Mezzo Soprano Leah Giselle Field, an award-winning graduate of Vancouver Opera’s Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program.
The artists will be joined by the 100-strong voices of the Vancouver Bach Choir, members of VAM’s choral program, and VAMSO for a breathtaking performance of this towering composition, which includes the gloriously iconic Ode to Joy in the fourth and final movement.
Follow VAM on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information.
I have a pair of tickets to give away to this concert, here’s how you can enter to win:
- Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
- Click below to post an entry on Twitter
I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, February 27, 2020. UPDATE The winner is Fiona!