Single tickets to Symphony Nova Scotia’s 2019-2020 season went on sale this week. From ballet to the classics, from rock music to a little magic, we’ve scoured the Symphony’s concert listings and have come up with a list of five we think you should check out:
1. Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet (Sep 28 & 29)
Halifax native Hannah Mae Cruddas originates the role of Anne Shirley in Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet. Accompanied by Symphony Nova Scotia this world premiere ballet celebrates one of our country’s most iconic literary characters.
2. Opening Night With Strauss and Sibelius (Oct 24)
The symphony kicks off its classical season under the baton of Bernhard Gueller, with two works from Strauss and Sibelius, plus the added bonus of a work from Halifax’s own Emily Doolittle.
3. Mr. and Mrs. Schumann (Nov 21)
Award-winning Canadian pianist Angela Cheng takes to the stage with mezzo-soprano Andrea Ludwig in this concert from music’s original power couple, Robert and Clara Schumann.
4. The Music of Pink Floyd (Jan 24-26)
In an homage to one of the world’s best-selling bands of all-time, the symphony will present a concert of Pink Floyd‘s greatest hits, and a complete performance of their platinum-selling concept album The Dark Side of the Moon.
5. Symphony of Illusion: The Magic of Michael Grandinetti (Apr 17-19)
Magic and music come together as master illusionist Michael Grandinetti presents his family-friendly show accompanied by Symphony Nova Scotia.
For more information on these and other concerts in the 2019-2020 Symphony Nova Scotia season visit symphonynovascotia.ca.