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Vancouver Island Symphony’s Summer Pop Up Concert Series


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July 6, 2023 @ 11:00 am August 13, 2023 @ 8:00 pm

The Vancouver Island Symphony is pleased to offer a summer season of their popular outdoor concerts taking place in July and August 2023. The performances will take place in beautiful spaces in Parksville, Yellow Point, Nanaimo, Comox and Cedar by the Sea. 

1. VI Symphony Summer Series: Marko-Paolo Trio
The Marko-Paolo Trio is back! Join musicians Mark Beaty, Bass (Marko) with Paolo Bortolussi, flute (Paolo) and Calvin Dyck, violin/accordion with special guest VIS clarinetist Krystal Morrison for a wild and wonderful musical adventure. Explore the music of France and Spain along the El Camino trail, as well as personal favourites from the ensemble members most memorable travels. Be it Bach or Beethoven, Celtic or Klezmer – it will be a trip like no other!

VIS Musicians:
Mark Beaty, double bass
Paolo Bortolussi, flute (Paolo)
Calvin Dyck, violin/accordion
Krystal Morrison, Clarinet

2. VI Symphony Summer Series: Sunlight Serenades
Come celebrate the summer of ’23 with Sunlight and Serenades! VIS musicians will take you back to the 18th Century performing music often composed for outdoor parties. Five VIS musicians from the string, woodwind, and brass sections – our micro-orchestra will perform Baroque and Classical works by well known composers (Haydn, Mozart) and their less familiar contemporaries (Bodinus, Kozeluch and Stoeltzel).

VIS Musicians:
Andrew Clark, Horn
Alana Lopez, Violin
Guyonne Le Louarn, Viola
Alexandra Lee, Cello

3. VI Symphony Summer Series: Back Row Brass

VIS Back Row Brass are back again with Imagination – an entertaining hour of great music, poetry, quirky opera and fun! Special Guest Rebecca Woytiuk joins the brass to narrate some fun ‘animal ditties’ based on the poetry of Ogden Nash and set the stage for the quirky “Hornsmoke” – a brass horse opera complete with costumes!VIS Musicians:
Stevan Paranosic and Mark D’Angelo, Trumpets
Karen Hough, Horn
Jim Hopson, Trombone
Nick Atkinson, Tuba

PARKSVILLE
THURSDAYS @ 11:00 AM
July 6 | July 20 | Aug 10

YELLOW POINT
FRIDAYS @ 7:00 PM
July 7 | July 21 | Aug 11

NANAIMO
SATURDAYS @ 11:00 AM
July 8 | July 22 | Aug 12

COMOX
SATURDAYS @ 3:00 PM
July 8 | July 22 | Aug 12

CEDAR BY THE SEA
SATURDAYS @ 7:00 PM
July 8 | July 22 | Aug 12

Concerts will be held outside on private property.SERIES PACKAGE: $99 | SINGLE TICKETS (sales start June 14th if available): $38

WWW.VANCOUVERISLANDSYMPHONY.COM

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July 6, 2023 @ 11:00 am
End:
August 13, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
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