The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
100th Season Opener

Dates and Venue Friday, September 21, & Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8pm | Orpheum Theatre

Conductor Otto Tausk Featured performers Lucas & Arthur Jussen, piano

Programme Edward Top’s Helix (World Première/VSO Commission); Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor; Stravinsky’s (complete) Firebird Suite

Reviewer John Jane

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra opened its 100th season with a deserved jubilant celebration. The Orpheum even opened its rarely used main entrance on Granville Street to welcome specially invited patrons. Immediately following the customary playing of O Canada (performed at all VSO season openers), newly appointed music director Maestro Otto Tausk promised a repertoire that honoured the orchestra’s past, present and future. Full review