Maestro Bramwell Tovey and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra are in Chilliwack Oct. 3. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra makes stop in Chilliwack

The VSO performs at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Tuesday, Oct. 3

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents a five-city tour Sept. 28 to Oct. 3, with Chilliwack as one of the stops along the way.

Conducted by VSO music director, Bramwell Tovey, and featuring B.C.-born and internationally-acclaimed mezzo-soprano Marion Newman as soloist, the provincial tour is in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, and comes in the concluding year of Maestro Tovey’s 18 year-tenure as music director.

The repertoire will include Rossini’s William Tell Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, as well as a composition written by Maestro Tovey in conjunction with Newman, who is of Kwagiulth and Stó:lo heritage.

Bramwell Tovey’s Ancestral Voices is a setting of four diverse texts which shed light on the impact of Canada’s founding on First Nations.

The VSO is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25/youth, $35/senior, $40/adult and available at the Centre Box Office, by calling 604-391-SHOW (7469), or online at chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

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