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Event Archive - DANCE: Gala Opening of the World Accordion & Tango Festival: The Civic Orchestra of Victoria

Sun. November 11th 2018 Dave Dunnet Theatre (All Ages)
2:30 pm doors at 2:00 pm
$28 regular / $23 senior + student
Gala Opening of the World Accordion and Tango Festival

Join the Civic Orchestra of Victoria and soloists from the World Accordion and Tango Festival for this exciting collaboration and celebration of the accordion and tango!

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 - 2:30 PM
Dave Dunnet Community Theatre (Oak Bay High School)
Brian Wismath, Music Director

The concert will feature three internationally recognized accordion soloists accompanied by Civic Orchestra strings and the Civic Orchestra performing Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 "From the New World".

Soloists:
Grayson Masefield (New Zealand)
Jianan Tian (China)
Jelena Milojevic (Canada)

Program:
Bete Ilin - The New Tomorrow (Canadian premiere)
Franck Angelis - Impasse (Canadian premiere)
Astor Piazzola - Adios Nonino
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion
Astor PIazzolla - Libertango
Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee
Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 (New World)

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The Civic Orchestra of Victoria

Inaugurated in 1983, the Civic Orchestra of Victoria is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for musicians of varying ages and abilities to perform a wide repertoire of orchestral music for supportive audiences in the Victoria and region. The orchestra serves as a platform for aspiring soloists and for chor... more info