Classical music

French horn musician and Royal Canadian Navy Naden Band member Alliszon Zaichkowski, right, plays one of her 20 conch shells during a jam session with her aunt, front left, and mother. Zaichkowski originally learned about the conch from William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and jokingly ordered her first one off eBay. (Courtesy of Alliszon Zaichkowski)

B.C. musician toots conch shell on Canada’s Got Talent; gets Howie Mandel’s support

James Bay resident builds on 21 years of French horn training

 

The KeyWinds Trio consisting of Margaret St. Cyr, French horn; Yvonne Gillespie, piano; and Annick Richardson, clarinet. (Photo submitted)

KeyWinds Trio finally performing at Chemainus Classical Concerts

Much-anticipated program twice postponed by COVID to conclude the season

 

Eve Daniell and Rykie Avenant celebrate 200 years since Viardot’s birth with a program honouring her life’s work, and that of her close contemporaries. (Photos submitted)

Forgotten genius of Viardot marked by Chemainus Classical Concerts

Daniell and Avenant present a program of the consummate all-around musician’s work

 

The Vancouver Island Symphony can’t perform in its traditional fashion due to COVID-19, so they’ve set up a series of pop-up concerts, four of which are coming to Saltair this summer. (file photo)

Symphony pop-up concerts coming to Saltair

Only 40 tickets available so get them soon if you’re interested

The Vancouver Island Symphony can’t perform in its traditional fashion due to COVID-19, so they’ve set up a series of pop-up concerts, four of which are coming to Saltair this summer. (file photo)
Christian Kluxen is the New Face of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra

Christian Kluxen is the New Face of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra

VSO’s new Music Director and Conductor is ready to inspire a new generation of classical music lovers

  • Oct 3, 2018
Christian Kluxen is the New Face of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra