VAM Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff

Welcome the ’24/25 concert series with the Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra. This opening concert is a tribute to the power of romantic music, featuring the virtuosic ‘Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini’ by Rachmaninoff, with the renowned Ian Parker as both soloist and conductor, bringing a unique blend of passion and precision to the stage. Immerse yourself in a tapestry of romantic fervour, featuring works by Khachaturian and Tchaikovsky, that speak of heroism, love, and the beauty of the human spirit.

Ian Parker, piano & conductor


  • Khachaturian Sabre Dance 
  • Khachaturian ‘Adagio’ from Spartacus 
  • Tchaikovsky, Romeo & Juliet Concert Overture 
  • Rachmaninoff ‘Paganini Variations’, Ian Parker soloist & conductor

*Repertoire selections and performing artists are subject to change.


Tickets are non-refundable.

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

Location - Orpheum Theatre

601 Smithe St
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3L4 • Canada