Tribute to Boston Pops

Vancouver Island Symphony

The Vancouver Island Symphony is presenting A Tribute to Boston Pops with conductor Pierre Simard in The Port Theatre, Nanaimo, at 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 20, 2010, and at 2 pm on Sunday, November 21, 2010.  Pre and post-concert talks are included in the program. For tickets call 250-754-8550.

The Boston Pops is celebrating its 125the anniversary and to honour this milestone in musical history the Vancouver Island Symphony with conductor Pierre Simard is presenting A Tribute to Boston Pops, a concert filled with popular favourites, including Light Calvary Overture, Pomp and Circumstance, Leroy Anderson Portrait, and dances by Brahms, Dvorak and Khachaturian, along with the winner of Symphony Idol 2010 – Dvorak’s well-loved New World Symphony.