CANCELLED: Evenings @ Government House: Winter 2021 Series

Concert Information

Performance dates
Tue. March 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Renaud Lapierre, violin
Simon Docking, piano
On the program

Camille Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
W.A. Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 26 in B-flat Major
Henryk Wieniawski: Scherzo Tarantelle

Following on last week’s increased COVID-19 restrictions in our province, Symphony Nova Scotia has cancelled or postponed all in-person public events through to March 27, 2021. Read our full statement here.


Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax

In collaboration with Symphony Nova Scotia, Government House presents Symphony Nova Scotia concertmaster Renaud Lapierre and pianist Simon Docking, who will perform a variety of rich, elegant works for piano and violin in an intimate live recital.

This concert is part of the Evenings at Government House series, hosted by Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. For more details, click here.

For your information and safety:

  • This event is free and, as seating is limited to 25, online registration is required at or by calling 902.424.7001.
  • Registration will open two weeks before the concert, and will close on March 18, 2021. Up to 25 names will be randomly drawn, and those selected will be notified by Friday, March 19.
  • Guests may reserve a maximum of two seats per registration. Names drawn with an accompanying guest will be allocated two seats.
  • All guests must wear masks and adhere to the public health order and directives related to COVID-19.
  • The series will also be livestreamed on the lieutenant-governor’s Facebook page at
  • For more information, visit

Please note: This event will only occur if public health restrictions allow at the time.