Opening Night with Strauss and Sibelius

Concert Information

Performance dates
Bernhard Gueller, conductor
Louis-Philippe Marsolais, horn
Symphony Nova Scotia
On the program

Emily Doolittle: …and some fireworks
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

Symphony Nova Scotia launches its classical season with a soaring concert of spectacular symphonic masterworks. Hear a bright, playful gem from Halifax’s own Emily Doolittle, followed by star Canadian hornist Louis-Philippe Marsolais in Strauss’ lively, virtuosic Horn Concerto No. 1. Then, for the grand finale, experience the grace, mastery, and deep, majestic power of one of Sibelius’ greatest works – the heart-pounding, soul-stirring Symphony No. 2.

Pre-concert chat

Enjoy FREE pre-concert chats before our Masterworks concerts. Join us 45 minutes before concert start time in the Sculpture Court, just outside the auditorium.

Ticket info

Season tickets are on sale now! Save up to 35%, reserve the best seats in the house, and enjoy a great set of benefits with a ticket package. Click here to learn more about ticket packages, or call the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office at 902.494.3820 to book your tickets today. Single tickets will go on sale on August 1, 2019.