If you're coming to spend some time in our amazing city, make sure you don't miss out on the chance to visit some of the great attractions around town. We have listed a few of our favourites below and each month we will list more exciting upcoming events. We're sure you won't run out of fun things to do anytime soon.
Ray Chen is among the most compelling young violinists in the world today, and he performs two of Sarasate’s arm-twisting thrillers. This concert also features one of the most popular symphonies ever written, Dvorák’s magnificent ‘New World’ Symphony.
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Recognized as one of his generation’s finest jazz singers, Denzal Sinclaire’s smooth vocals and classic style have earned him admirers across the globe. You’ll be an admirer, too, when you hear Sinclaire’s unforgettable tribute to the great Nat ‘King’ Cole, in a concert that also features classic songs such as L.O.V.E, Unforgettable, Route 66, When I Fall in Love, and much more.
Fate knocks at the door in one of the most famous openings in all of music, leading to a thrilling symphonic journey that concludes with a glorious statement of victory and hope; this is Beethoven’s breathtaking Symphony No. 5. Mozart’s delicate, magical Clarinet Concerto is performed by VSO Principal Clarinet Jeanette Jonquil, and Elgar’s Sospiri (Sighs) is a deep, heartfelt and strikingly beautiful adagio.
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Celebrate the 95th birthday of the amazing Dal Richards! The VSO and Bramwell Tovey celebrate the remarkable Dal Richards, a Vancouver musical icon who just keeps adding to his legend year after year. Dal and his band join the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and UBC Opera Ensemble for an evening of light classics and swingin’ big band standards.
From January 23rd through February 1st, 2013, the VSO and Maestro Bramwell Tovey will conduct a tour of the West Coast of the United States, with performances on the following dates. This tour marks the third tour in the past five seasons, having conducted successful tours to Asia in 2008 and Central Canada in 2009, both to rave reviews.
This tour will include Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducting, and guest pianist, Jon Kimura Parker. The Masterworks Silver program of January 19th and 21st will be the Vancouver sendoff for the VSO, as they perform the tour repertoire at the Orpheum both nights.
One of Vancouver, British Columbia's most popular tourist attractions with so many things to see and do! It offers a unique mix of adventure and culture making it a complete British Columbia experience.Official Site
Stanley Park is recognized around the globe as one of the great parks of the world! Vancouver's first park and one of the city's main tourist attractions, Stanley Park is an evergreen oasis of 400 hectares close to the downtown core.Official Site
A unique Vancouver experience offering unparalleled panoramic views of the city skyline, the surrounding Coastal Mountain range and many of the area's most famous landmarks.Official Site
Home to over 70,000 aquatic species, Canada's largest aquarium is open to visitors from around the world 365 days a year.Official Site
Grouse Mountain brings you uniquely British Columbian experiences that are ideal for the whole family, 7 days a week.Official Site
Come to Horseshoe Bay and discover spectacular Howe Sound, our Ocean Playground. Take an exciting high-speed Sea Safari wildlife eco-tour. Explore the islands and inlets in your own rental speedboat.Official Site