Classical Weekend in Burnaby Free Opera & Symphony in the Park

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Enjoy a series of free, world-class performances this summer in a stunning outdoor setting during Classical Weekend in Burnaby where the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) and Vancouver Opera (VO) will host concerts in Deer Lake Park on July 13 and 14, 2024.

Classical Weekend Opera in the Park - City of Burnaby Photo
Classical Weekend – City of Burnaby Photo

Classical Weekend in Burnaby

  • Where: Deer Lake Park Festival Lawn (6450 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby)
  • Tickets: Free, no tickets required!

Come early for free family activities and food trucks, bring a blanket or chair and a picnic and settle in for a wonderful weekend of entertainment with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Vancouver Opera.

Parking in the vicinity is limited, so alternate transportation is recommended.

Symphony in the Park with the VSO

  • When: Saturday, July 13, 2024 from 7:30pm to  9:30pm
Symphony in the Park Burnaby
Burnaby Symphony in the Park – Photo submitted

This year’s 35th anniversary performance of Symphony in the Park (July 13 at 7:30 pm) will transport listeners to other worlds, whether a its trip to 2067 (Hans Zimmer’s Interstellar Suite), an adventure through another galaxy (Star Wars Suite for Orchestra by John Williams) or the tale of a young wizard (William’s Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). 

Opera in the Park with Vancouver Opera

  • When: Sunday, July 14, 2024 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Opera in the Park Burnaby
Vancouver Opera in the Park Burnaby – Photo submitted

Welcoming the Vancouver Opera for its third year in Deer Lake Park, powerhouse singers and the Vancouver Opera Orchestra will perform instantly recognizable classics featuring music from VO’s 2024–2025 Season including Puccini’s sublime masterpiece Madama Butterfly, Strauss’ hilarious operetta Die Fledermaus and a few additional pieces from both composers. Arrive early to stake out your spot and also enjoya pre-concert celebration from 5:15pm to 6:00pm.

For more information, and more activities this summer, follow the City of Burnaby on Facebook, and Instagram.

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