Sunday, January 13, 2019

Discovery! A Tribute to Women Composers with the Vancouver Island Symphony

The Vancouver Island Symphony presents
Discovery! A Tribute to Women Composers
Saturday, January 19, 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. Pre-Concert Talk)
The Port Theatre, Nanaimo BC
Guest Artist: Paolo Bortolussi, Flute
Conductor: Pierre Simard
With works by:
Joan TOWER   For the Uncommon Woman
C├ęcile CHAMINADE   Flute Concertino, op. 107
Jennifer HIGDON     blue cathedral
Jocelyn MORLOCK     Ornithomancy
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV     Scheherazade, op. 35

Two American orchestral standards are performed alongside two short works for flute and orchestra, with soloist and VIS Principal Flutist Paolo Bortolussi. The program concludes with the greatest musical homage to women’s Grace, Beauty and Mind – Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

For tickets visit: Port Theatre TIcket Centre:  or call 250-754-8550.
For more information visit:

For an interview article with Paolo Bortolussi visit: .

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