VSO: Bramwell Tovey's Shalimar Variations

Featuring Ian Parker

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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Musically Speaking series finale is highlighted by the World Première of Bramwell Tovey’s own Shalimar Variations for Piano and Orchestra, based on The Kashmiri Song, made famous by Deanna Durban in the wartime movie, Hers to Hold. One of the finest popular songs of its time, the mystical lyrics and enchanting music inspired Maestro Tovey with its magical harmonic possibilities.

Featuring Ian Parker on piano.


Tickets From $22
Date Jun 1
Start time 8:00pm
Doors Open 6:45pm


Orpheum auditorium from upper balcony Concert pianist


At 90 years old, this historic building is an incredible setting for shows of all kinds. The Orpheum has hosted millions of people since it's opening in 1927. This opulent venue is a great way to see your favourite artist or experience the magic of the symphony. The interior features antique décor, sweeping staircases, and a domed auditorium complete with ceiling mural and crystal chandelier.

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