Symphony Week

Concert Information

Performance dates
Mon. October 11, 2021 at 12:00pm

Sun. October 17, 2021 at 12:00pm

Featuring
Symphony Nova Scotia

October 11-17, 2021

Symphony Nova Scotia kicks off the season with our 14th annual Symphony Week, full of online events and free community concerts! All in-person concerts will require attendees wear masks and show Proof of Vaccination and ID. Learn more about how we’re Keeping You Safe, and please review the protocols of the venue before you attend. We can’t wait to see you again!


FREE podcast!
ONLINE: ENOUGH ROOM WITH KEONTÉ BEALS
Releasing Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Multi-award-winning R&B powerhouse Keonté Beals joins Symphony Nova Scotia’s Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser to discuss his career, goals, and perspectives as an R&B artist in Nova Scotia. Learn more here.

 

FREE online access!
ONLINE: SYMPHONY NOVA SCOTIA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ► REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 5:00 pm • Register via ZOOM here

Symphony Nova Scotia’s 2020/21 Virtual Annual General Meeting will report on the past 2020/21 season, and will include the election of the 2021/22 Board of Directors. For more details on attending or becoming a member, click here. Advance registration is required – please register here.

 

FREE live event!
SYMPHONY SPOTLIGHT: WELCOME HOME WITH HOLLY! ► REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Friday, October 15, 2021, 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 17, 2021, 2:00 pm
The Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax
Featuring: Holly Mathieson, conductor and host • Rachel Desoer, cello
Symphony Nova Scotia

For the first time since the pandemic began, Symphony Nova Scotia returns home to the newly renovated Rebecca Cohn Auditorium! Music Director Holly Mathieson serves as your conductor and host for a delightful, hand-picked “welcome back” lineup of familiar favourites and beautiful new gems. Learn more and register here.

 

FREE live event!
PRELUDE AT PIER 21
Saturday, October 16, 2021, 5:00 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 • 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax
Featuring: Anita Gao Lee and Yi Lee, violins • Susan Sayle, viola • Max Kasper, bass

Start off your Nocturne adventure with an instrumental overture! A quartet of Symphony Nova Scotia musicians perform a variety of classical and baroque highlights at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, just prior to the annual Nocturne: Art at Night Festival. Learn more here.

 

FREE live event!
THE NOVA SCOTIA YOUTH ORCHESTRA: SEASON KICK-OFF! ► REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Saturday, October 16, 2021, 7:00 pm • St. Andrew’s United Church, Halifax
Featuring: Melissa Doiron, conductor
Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra

The Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra kicks off its 2021/22 lineup with a rousing, rip-roaring symphonic celebration. As our brilliant young musicians’ first full performance together since the pandemic began, this free fanfare event is sure to be an adventure for all ages! Learn more and register here.

 

FREE livestream!
ONLINE: SYMPHONY NOVA SCOTIA SPOTLIGHT: WELCOME HOME WITH HOLLY!
Sunday, October 17, 2021, 2:00 pm • Watch with us on YouTube!
Featuring: Holly Mathieson, conductor and host • Rachel Desoer, cello
Symphony Nova Scotia

Here’s your chance to enjoy Symphony Nova Scotia’s first full concert since the pandemic, no matter where you are! Join us online for this delightful, hand-picked “welcome back” lineup of familiar favourites and beautiful new gems. Learn more here.