At the Orpheum
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Gold presents Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Respighi & Chang
Immerse yourself in this captivating symphonic performance conducted by Maestro Otto Tausk. Featuring local composer Dorothy Chang’s dynamic and energetic Precipice, which explores the challenges of climate change. The VSO is then joined by violinist Stefan Jackiw, “a legend in the making” (Chicago Tribune) for Brahms’ pinnacle of the violin repertoire, his Violin Concerto in D Major, showcasing the soloist’s technical prowess. The orchestra then performs Vaughan Williams’ ethereal Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, transporting the listener to a celestial realm with delicate harmonies and lush orchestration. We conclude with Respighi’s thrilling and powerful Pines of Rome, evoking the sights and sounds of the Italian capital through vivid orchestration and memorable themes. This concert is a celebration of the joy and artistry of music, and a showcase of the impeccable control and emotional depth of the musicians of the VSO.