Popular Vancouver Attractions

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.

March's Events

Electrifying! Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

Saturday, March 24 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre
Monday, March 26 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Andrew Litton conductor
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg Violin

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg has remained the classical world's most electrifying performer since she burst forth like a comet on to the music scene nearly twenty-five years ago. Her fearless interpretations and powerful, no-holds-barred playing makes her a perfect match for Shostakovich's exciting Violin Concerto No. 1.

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February's Events

Romantic Rachmaninoff and Ravel: A Valentine Celebration

Saturday, Feb 11 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre
Monday, Feb 13 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Joyce Yang Piano

Joyce Yang has grown into one of her generation's top pianists right before our very eyes. She performs Rachmaninoff's wildly-popular Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and the orchestra plays a suite from Der Rosenkavalier (the Knight of the Rose) and Ravel's intense, Romantic La Valse.

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John Lill Plays Beethoven

Saturday, Feb 18 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre
Monday, Feb 20 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Bramwell Tovey conductor
John Lill Piano

Acclaimed as a leading interpreter of Beethoven's music, pianist John Lill performs his stormy, Romantic Piano Concerto No. 4. A profound and highly personal musical statement, Elgar's beautiful and intense Symphony No. 2 is described as "the passionate pilgrimage of the soul."

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John Lill Plays Beethoven

Friday, Feb 24 @ 8pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC
Saturday, Feb 25@ 8pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC

Conductor / Performers
David Lockington conductor
Benedetto Lupo Piano

Johann Christian Bach was the eleventh and youngest son of the great Baroque master Johann Sebastian Bach. The youngest Bach, though overshadowed by his father and older brother, was a strong contributor to the development of the Classical style – and in fact, was one of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's early teachers. A perfect Bach & Beyond concert, this program features Mozart's greatest symphony, and sensational pianist Benedetto Lupo.

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January's Events

Fantastique! Corey Cerovsek Plays Korngold

Saturday, Jan 7 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre
Sunday, Jan 8 @ 2pm Orpheum Theatre
Monday, Jan 9 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Rossen Milanov conductor
Corey Cerovsek Violin

Violinist, mathematician, and pianist, Vancouver-born Corey Cerovsek makes his welcome return to perform Korngold's Violin Concerto. Debussy's beautiful, impressionist Prelude to the afternoon of a fawn, and Berlioz's Romantic, opium-inspired ode to unrequited love round out what is sure to be a truly fantastic concert.

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Power and Beauty: Tchaikovsky and Beethoven

Saturday, Jan 14 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre
Monday, Jan 16 @ 8pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Freddy Kempf Piano

No one beats Tchaikovsky for sheer musical thrills, and his Piano Concerto No. 1 is perhaps the most thrilling work of all. Sensational pianist Freddy Kempf is up to the challenge, and his performance of this amazing concerto will blow you away. And Beethoven's 'Pastoral' Symphony No. 6 is, simply put, one of the most beautiful symphonies ever written.

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Al Simmons: Something's Fishy at Camp Wiganishie

Sunday, Jan 29 @ 2pm Orpheum Theatre

Conductor / Performers
Pierre Simard conductor
Al Simmons Entertainer

Beloved children's entertainer Al Simmons presents one of his most popular shows, the zany Something's Fishy at Camp Wiganishie. Al's humour touches a chord in children and adults alike, leaving the whole family in stitches with his entertaining and educational shows.

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Capilano Suspension Bridge

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.

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Stanley Park

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.

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Harbour Cruises

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.

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Vancouver Aquarium

Home to over 70,000 aquatic species, Canada's largest aquarium is open to visitors from around the world 365 days a year.

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Grouse Mountain

Grouse Mountain brings you uniquely British Columbian experiences that are ideal for the whole family, 7 days a week.

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Eco Tours

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.

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