VAM Symphony Orchestra

Ian Parker, Music Director & Principal Conductor
leslie dala, conductor emeritus

The Orpheum Series consists of VAM’s four main stage concerts in downtown Vancouver’s iconic venue, the Orpheum Theatre. On stage is the VAM Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO), which consists of more than 100 students performing seminal works of the Western orchestral tradition.  Graduates have continued their training at leading conservatories and universities such as Juilliard, Yale University, the Curtis Institute of Music and Harvard University. Many VAMSO alumni populate the world’s finest orchestras: London Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Boston Symphony Orchestra.

VAM’s Orchestral Training Program is supported by:
The Edith Lando Charitable Foundation
The R & J Stern Family Foundation


VAM Symphony Orchestra: Brahms with Ian Parker, piano

2:00 pm, Sun 23rd Oct 2022

Orpheum Theatre

Tickets $15 general, $10 student/senior at The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra’s (VAMSO) season opening concert begins with Wagner’s Die Meistersinger: Prelude, the lighthearted and fun introduction to his comic opera. To follow is Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8, a piece that does not shy away from dramatic passages while celebrating the joys and… Read more »

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