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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Free Shows

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VSO PNGThe Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) will be in town from July 16 - 21 to perform 5 nights of FREE shows throughout Whistler. Every night the VSO will be focusing on a different aspect of classical music. Check out the performance details and times below.

July 16 & 17 | String Quartet & Brass Quintet

The VSO's string quartet & brass quintet will be performing 6 FREE shows over July 16 & 17. The two shows will take place at the Town Plaza Gazebo and Mountain Square. For those unfamiliar with the two locations, Town Plaza Gazebo is located across from the Whistler Library directly outside of the Gap and Caramba Restaurant. Mountain Square is located very close to the base of Whistler Mountain right outside of Lululemon and Showcase Snowboards.

Tuesday, July 16

1:00 - 2:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO Brass Quintet
2:30 - 3:30 PM | Mountain Square | VSO String Quartet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO Brass Quintet

Wednesday, July 17

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO String Quartet
1:00 - 2:00 PM | Mountain Square | VSO Brass Quintet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Town Plaza Gazebo | VSO String Quartet

July 20 & 21 | Masterworks - Conducted by Sean Newhouse

During the Friday and Saturday shows the entire VSO production will come together to perform a number of classic works by composers Pablo de Sarasate, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Dvorak. Both shows will take place at Whistler's Olympic Plaza an outdoor venue capable of housing thousands of patrons. The Friday & Saturday night performances will kick off at 8PM.

July 22 | Beethoven Lives Upstairs - Children's Performance

On Sunday, July 22 the VSO will host a special children's friendly performance called Beethoven Lives Upstairs. The show will be acted out by stage performers to the sound track of Beethoven's greatest works. The play will focus on Beethoven's upbringing as a child genius and his accent to becoming one of the world's greatest composers. Beethoven Lives Upstairs will take place at Whistler Olympic Plaza. The performance will begin at 2PM.


Reservations StaffThe Aava Whistler Hotel is located in the heart of Whistler Village just minutes away all of the VSO performances.

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Posted by on Tuesday, July 16, 2013