Symphony by the Sea

Symphony by the Sea

Drawing on the beauty of Vancouver Island, the Symphony by the Sea gets inspired by the region’s culture and expresses it through music. 

Festival Dates: -
Festival Type: Music
Community: Nanaimo
Province: British Columbia

Settle in by the seaside to listen to the relaxing sounds of the Vancouver Island Symphony. 
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Take a seat by the seaside on Aug. 12 and be serenaded by the Vancouver Island Symphony and guest artists at Maffeo Sutton Park during the Symphony by the Sea event. In its 23rd season, the symphony captures the essence of music-making with the talented concert master Calvin Dyck.

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It's hard to beat the combination of the island's natural beauty paired with music on a summer night. 

Read our preview of Symphony by the Sea.

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Guest artists bring their unique brand of music to the festival. 

Schedule of events

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Maffeo Sutton Park, Nanaimo, B.C.

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The concert will be conducted and produced by concertmaster Calvin Dyck, plus feature local artists.

Ticket information

Concert-goers should bring a lawn chair and/or a blanket plus a picnic basket to make the most of the evening. Instead of an entrance fee, donations will be collected to help support the event and future special events by the Vancouver Island Symphony.

Crowd at Symphony by the sea
Get your friends together and enjoy a music-filled event.

If You Go

Make sure to check out Symphony by the Sea, have a drink at one of Nanaimo's many resturants and pubs on the water and then enjoy a relaxing place to stay a mere steps away from it all. Book your overnight stay in Nanaimo.

Read our preview of Symphony by the Sea.

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