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Vancouver Island Symphony presents VARIATIONS: APPASSIONATO

Sat Jan 21st, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Pre-concert Talk 6:30 pm |  Concert 7:30 pm

Guest Conductor: Jonathan Girard
Guest Artist: Ariel Barnes Cello

Igor Stravinsky:  Pulcinella Suite
Dorothy Chang:  Invisible Distance for Cello and Orchestra
Fanny Mendelssohn (Hensel):  Overture in C
Felix Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 4 “Italian” in A major, Op. 90

Appassionato best describes this programme starting with Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite.
We showcase the music of two female composers from different eras with Ariel Barnes returning to perform Invisible Distance by Dorothy Chang, a beautiful piece commissioned by the VIS in 2015 and Overture in C Major by Fanny Mendelssohn. And to make it a family affair – we perform Fanny’s brother, Felix Mendelssohn’s “Italian” Symphony.

Note this programme and conductor were changed in December 2022.

New season subscribers on sale 11am July 20/ Single tickets on sale 11am July 27

Adults $33-$54 | Students $18 | Group rates avail.
Subscription packages available – please call the Ticket Centre: 250-754-8550


Sat Jan 21st, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Port Theatre OffStage
125 Front Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia Canada
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