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Free Symphony in the Park concert brings Star Wars to Burnaby

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Jenni Sheppard Jun 17, 2016 5:49 am

Good news Star Wars fans! The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is again playing a free concert at Deer Lake Park – and this year it includes some pretty epic movie scores.

Symphony in the Park, presented by the City of Burnaby, will take place on Sunday, July 10 and feature a range of popular classics conducted by Tania Miller.

It will also feature John Williams’ beautiful score from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Michael Giacchino’s dramatic main theme from Star Trek: Into Darkness.

The concert starts at 7 pm and takes place on the grass behind the Shadbolt Centre, so bring a picnic blanket or chair and settle in for the evening.

Here’s the full repertoire:

Lavallée – O Canada

Chabrier – Espana

Rossini – L’Italiani in Algeri: Overture

Tchaikovsky – Variations on a Rococo Theme*

Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique: March to the Scaffold

Strauss – Radetzky March

Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4: Finale

Gershwin – An American in Paris

Williams – Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Jedi Steps and Finale

Giacchino – Star Trek: Into Darkness Suite

Tchaikovsky – 1812 Overture

Symphony in the Park

Where: Deer Lake Park – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby

When: Sunday, July 10 at 7pm

More info: vancouversymphony.ca


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Jenni Sheppard
Jenni is a former Senior Staff Writer at Daily Hive. Happy Vancouverite. Traveller, snowboarder, foodie, film fan, feminist, geek, cheesemaker, curler.

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