#FridayFive: 5 concerts we think you should check out as part of Symphony Nova Scotia’s 2019-2020 season

The shows we're most excited about this season

#FridayFive: Symphony Nova Scotia's 2019-2020 season

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.

Halifax native Hannah Mae Cruddas returns to her hometown for the world premiere of Anne of Green Gables - The Ballet.
Halifax native Hannah Mae Cruddas returns to her hometown for the world premiere of Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet.

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.

Canadian hornist Louis-Philippe Marsolais joins Symphony Nova Scotia for its opening classical concert.
Canadian hornist Louis-Philippe Marsolais joins Symphony Nova Scotia for its opening classical concert.

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.

Award-winning Canadian pianist Angela Cheng joins Symphony Nova Scotia for Mr. and Mrs. Schumann.
Angela Cheng joins Symphony Nova Scotia for Mr. and Mrs. 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.

Rock legends get the symphonic treatment in The Music of Pink Floyd.
Rock legends get the symphonic treatment in The Music of Pink Floyd.

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.

Magic and music meet on stage as illusionist Mark Grandinetti joins Symphony Nova Scotia for a one-of-a-kind performance.
Magic and music meet on stage as illusionist Mark Grandinetti joins Symphony Nova Scotia for a one-of-a-kind performance.

For more information on these and other concerts in the 2019-2020 Symphony Nova Scotia season visit symphonynovascotia.ca.