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KSO Presents: Voilà Viola!

We shine the light on sometimes forgotten member of the string section: the viola. Sought-after Canadian soloist, Marina Thibeault plays the ethereal and folkloric Viola Concerto by Latvian composer Peteris Vasks. Grieg’s Holberg Suite, and the Concerto for Strings by Nino Rota, best known for his soundtrack to The Godfather, round out this adventurous concert experience. Dina Gilbert, conductor Marina Thibeault, …

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KSO Presents: Charlie Parker w/ Strings

The Kamloops Symphony bends genres by exploring the works of jazz legend Charlie Parker. Joined by one of Canada’s most important Jazz impresarios, Cory Weeds, and his high caliber jazz quartet, the KSO will tackle tunes from The Bird’s pivotal recordings Charlie Parker with Strings, along with a few of Cory’s original tunes. Perfect for jazz aficionados, and …

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KSO Presents: Sounds in Sand

The Kamloops Symphony adds a visual twist to our concert experiences. Watch Russian sand artists Marina & Eva Sosnina craft elegant real-time artwork in sync with the music in a unique, intercontinental collaboration. This mother-daughter duo will “paint” along to a “modestly modern” arrangement of Mussorgsky’s classic Pictures at an Exhibition for chamber orchestra and create a …

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BDO Open Dress Rehearsal: A Sense of Wonder

BDO Open Dress Rehearsal Take a behind-the-scenes look as the orchestra prepares for this performance. This dress rehearsal is open to the public at no cost, sponsored by BDO. Guest Artist: Jaeden Izik-Dzurko, piano; Sydney Frelick, soprano Experience a return to childhood innocence with music that explores the unique and wondrous way a child views the world. …

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A Sense of Wonder

Guest Artist: Jaeden Izik-Dzurko, piano; Sydney Frelick, soprano Experience a return to childhood innocence with music that explores the unique and wondrous way a child views the world. PROGRAMME: Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9, “Jeune Homme” Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Luminous Voices

Guest Artists: Magdalena How, soprano; Philip Wing, baritone; KSO Chorus A concert filled with soaring vocal lines sung by our fabulous soloists and wonderful chorus that will lift your spirit and imbue you with peacefulness and serenity. PROGRAMME: Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Fauré: Shylock: Nocturne Fauré: Requiem

Heroes and Heroines

Guest Artists: Elyse Jacobson, violin; Breanne Jamieson, horn Showcasing our assistant concertmaster and principal horn in an exciting program filled with sweeping, heroic melodies, plus a newly commissioned work by Katia Makdissi-Warren. PROGRAMME: Makdissi-Warren: New Work (KSO Commission) Smyth: Concerto for Violin and Horn Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”

BDO Open Dress Rehearsal: Christmas with the KSO

BDO Open Dress Rehearsal Take a behind-the-scenes look as the orchestra prepares for this performance. This dress rehearsal is open to the public at no cost, sponsored by BDO. Guest Artist: Quartom vocal quartet Guest Conductor: Michael Newnham It’s our annual celebration of the holiday season with heartwarming melodies that will delight the whole family. This year you …

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BDO Open Dress Rehearsal: An Evening at the Opera

BDO Open Dress Rehearsal Take a behind-the-scenes look as the orchestra prepares for this performance. This dress rehearsal is open to the public at no cost, sponsored by BDO. Guest Artists: Micah Schroeder, baritone; KSO Chorus An evening of stirring arias and choruses from some of the best-known and beloved operas. Experience the power and emotion of …

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BDO Open Dress Rehearsal: For the Love of Clara

BDO Open Dress Rehearsal Take a behind-the-scenes look as the orchestra prepares for this performance. This dress rehearsal is open to the public at no cost, sponsored by BDO. Guest Artist: Linda Ruan, piano Classical music’s most tragically romantic love triangle: Clara & Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. Hear passionate works by the men who loved her, …

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