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Vancouver Island Symphony’s Summer Pop-Up Concert Series

Wed Jul 21st, 2021 - Sun Aug 22nd, 2021

Expect the unexpected with the return of the Vancouver Island Symphony’s popular Summer Pop Up Concert Series featuring 3 VIS Ensembles performing works from all genres of music including Classical, Jazz, Latin, Traditional and Canadiana favourites.

These 3 concerts take place in beautiful garden settings from Yellowpoint to the Comox Valley featuring: # 1: VIS Back Row Brass Quintet, #2: VIS String Quartet & 2 Horns #3: the Marko Paolo Trio (Flute, Violin/ Accordion, Double Bass).

There are multiple times and outdoor locations for these concerts for 45 people with social distancing in place.

3-Concert packages on sale June 17 @ 11am

VIS Back Row Brass Quintet: July 21st-25th
VIS Back Row Brass Members
Trumpets: Stevan Paranosic, Mark D’Angelo
Horn: Karen Hough
Trombone: Scott MacInnes
Tuba: Nick Atkinson

Come celebrate the summer of ’21 with the VIS Back Row Brass performing everything from nostalgic Canadiana, classic Disney, Broadway musicals to the Beatles!
A fun show for all ages showing off the versatility of two trumpets, one horn, one trombone and an audience favourite – the TUBA!

VIS String Quartet & French Horn: August 4th-8th
VIS String Quartet & Horn
Horn – Andrew Clark
Violins – Patricia Armstrong and James Mark
Viola – Guyonne Le Louarn
Cello – Alexandra Lee

Enjoy an up close and personal concert with VIS Principal Horn, Andrew Clark and VIS String Quartet.
The music to be performed includes: Handel’s Suite in D (HWV341), Quintet by Hoffmeister, Romance by Michael Haydn, Telemann’s Concerto for Violin and Horn (TWV43:F6) and Mozart’s Quintet (KV407).

The Marco Paolo Trio: August 18th-22nd
Paolo Bortolussi, Flute
Calvin Dyck, Violin, Accordion
Mark Beaty, Bass

The Marko Paolo Trio are back performing this summer the classic music by Haydn, Beethoven, Bach, Brahms and Ibert. The Trio will also perform music inspired by classic French and Italian movies including “Les Parapluies de Cherbourg” and “Amelie”, as well as incredible music by Nino Rota from “The Godfather” and “La Vita e Bella”.

Click on the image below for dates and locations.

All packages $142.50 for 3 concerts
Packages on sale June 17 @ 11am



Wed Jul 21st, 2021
Sun Aug 22nd, 2021
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