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Vancouver Symphony’s New Music Festival kicks off 2015 with a breath of fresh ideas
If you rank yourself among the musically curious, consider the second annual VSO New Music Festival as a great warm up to a year of imaginative music making around the city.
Jan 11th, 2015
New Music Festival takes centre stage
As her music started, the ceiling and walls of the Orpheum flew away, revealing the star-filled heavens.
Jan 19th, 2014
Empire Of The Sun converts the Orpheum to "standing room only"
Sometimes, all you want to do is move a little, you know? Turns out, those times often coincide with Empire Of The Sun tour dates. And judging by the overwhelming majority of standing spectators...
Oct 22nd, 2013
Zelda brings legend to life at the Orpheum Theatre
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is an epic experience -- even if you've never played the video game.
Mar 15th, 2012
The iconic music of the Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses comes to Vancouver
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses makes its Vancouver debut next week, to the delight of gamers everywhere.
Mar 5th, 2012
Raphael Saadiq Tops off Cultural Olympiad With Legendary Soul
Raphael Saadiq brought his legendary soul music to our lofty Orpheum as part of Vancouver's Cultural Olympiad series. If there's one thing VANOC definitely did right, it was Saturday night....
Mar 24th, 2010