Vancouver Symphony Orchestra playing virtual concert during pandemic

Mar 15 2020, 6:37 pm

You can’t go see the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in person right now, because its concerts are one of many large gatherings cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

But that doesn’t mean the music has to stop.

The VSO is livestreaming its BeethovenFest finale at 2 pm Pacific Time on Sunday.

“We’d love for you to join us,” the orchestra tweeted.

Saleem Ashkar is playing Piano Concerto No. 4, and Otto Tausk is directing Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale.”

You can tune in on the VSO’s website. 

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra BeethovenFest Finale

When: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Time: 2 pm

Where: Livestream

With coronavirus on the rise, Health Canada is reminding individuals who attend events and large gatherings to monitor their health for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. And if you’re not feeling well, they recommend staying home at this time. Also, due to unexpected cancellations, please check the event you plan to attend is still taking place. Keep up with COVID-19 news here.

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