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Chelsea Johnson (above photo right) of Vancouver's Old Soul Rebel will host Symphonic Pride and perform with band mate Lola Whyte (right) in the virtual concert.

Vancouver Symphony and Vancouver Pride join forces for Symphonic Pride

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Pride Society are joining forces to present Symphonic PRIDE, a virtual concert performance celebrating Black, Indigenous and...
A screenshot featuring a few of the participants in the cover of All You Need Is Love.

Frontline healthcare workers join the VSO & Dan Mangan in a cover of a...

As part of its [email protected] digital series, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra members join singer/songwriter Dan Mangan and frontline healthcare workers in a cover of the...
"I firmly believe EMV is poised for continued growth and success and I look forward to many years of collaborating further together in my new position at the Victoria Symphony." - Early Music Vancouver executive and artistic director Matthew White.

Early Music Vancouver’s Matthew White to depart for new role at Victoria Symphony

In a media release, Early Music Vancouver (EMV) has announced executive and artistic director Matthew White will depart in October to take on the...
Universal Gospel Choir

Universal Gospel Choir finds hope in the midst of the storm

"There is no safe way for singers to rehearse together until there is a COVID-19 vaccine," says Dr. Lucinda Halstead, president of the Performing...
In the Key of the World was recorded in June 2019 at Armoury Studios in Vancouver. Photo by Alistair Eagle.

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra releases new album amid the pandemic

With live performances all but impossible these days, the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) has announced the release of In the Key of the World, a...

Phoenix Chamber Choir’s video gets Billy Joel’s stamp of approval

It's been viewed on YouTube more than 1.8 million times. But it a personal note from the Piano Man himself that has proven just...

Michelle Creber’s Storm finds a new home

Originally intended to be part of Vancouver-based musician Michelle Creber's 2018 album On Display, a time crunch two years ago meant Storm would find a new home...
The video features socially distanced musicians playing in their own homes with the drummer playing instruments he found in his kitchen. They are joined by children of VSO members dancing along to the fun.

May the 4th Be With You: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrates Star Wars Day

As movie fans around the world observe Star Wars Day today, five members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) have decided to get in...
Vancouver Opera is mobilizing to answer the public need for non-surgical grade masks during COVID-19.

Vancouver Opera’s costume shop turns its focus to face masks during the pandemic

The 2020 Vancouver Opera Festival would have been in full swing right now had it not been, like so many other events, cancelled due...
With the recent success of its virtual performances of Beethoven's 5th and 6th symphonies, the VSO is planning to release several additional concerts as part of its VSO@Home series in the coming weeks.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra rescinds layoffs with plans to expand its virtual offerings

In a media release, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) states that its previously announced layoffs have been rescinded. The layoffs initially scheduled to take effect on...

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