40 Year Special: Shostakovich’s Ninth

Sun. February 25, 2024 at 2:00 pm

Holly Mathieson, conductor
The Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra
Symphony Nova Scotia
On the program

Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps (Of a Spring Morning)
Jocelyn Morlock: Hullabaloo
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9

We highlight our 40th anniversary season by bringing upwards of 80 musicians onstage for a special presentation of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9 – and at 1983 prices!* Stewarding the development of youth musicians is core to the Symphony’s mission, and we’re delighted to feature the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra alongside their professional mentors in this huge symphonic celebration.

* There’s no lower price than 1983! We’re happy to offer tickets for this concert at the low price of $21 for everyone.

** Please note: this concert will not include an intermission.


Preview the spirited Shostakovich Symphony No. 9, which will be performed by upwards of 80 musicians, including Symphony Nova Scotia and the young musicians of the NSYO.

Ticket info

Tickets for this concert are only $21 for everyone (HST included, plus fees).

You can also save up to 20%, 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.




Here are a couple handy tips when booking tickets on the Dalhousie Box Office website:

  • You’ll be asked to log in to book your tickets. If you’re not sure you have an account, click “Forgot your password?”
  • You’ll need to agree to the Terms and Conditions, including Dalhousie Arts Centre COVID-19 policies, before checking out.
  • You’ll need to choose a Delivery Method:
    • If you choose “Hold at Box Office”, you’ll need to pick up your tickets when you arrive, up to 1 hour before the concert. We recommend this for easy exchanges throughout the season!
    • If you choose “Mail”, your tickets will mailed to you
    • If you choose “Print at Home”, your tickets will be included with your confirmation email as a PDF attachment.
  • You will receive an email confirmation from [email protected].

If you have questions about your account or about ordering tickets online, please contact the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office in person or by phone at 902.494.3820, or by email at [email protected], Wednesday-Saturday, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm.