Summer Symphony

Concert Information

Performance dates
Featuring
• Symphony Nova Scotia
• Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor
• Thorgy Thor, violin/viola/cello/lip-sync
• and more!

Symphony Nova Scotia is happy to offer a series of concerts and special events during our second annual Summer Symphony! The festivities will feature free, live performances from the full orchestra, as well as a very special double performance with Thorgy Thor from RuPaul’s Drag Race! Seating at our free concerts is first-come, first-served, so come early to get your favourite spot!

Check out the schedule below, and mark your calendars! The full schedule will be available soon.

 

SUMMER SYMPHONY SCHEDULE:

FREE: AFTERNOON DELIGHTS WITH SYMPHONY NOVA SCOTIA

Sunday, July 22, 3:00 pm
Garrison Grounds, Halifax Citadel

Symphony Nova Scotia presents a free afternoon concert packed with wonderful waltzes, peppy polkas, and catchy classics, all selected and led by the Symphony’s effervescent Artist in Residence, Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser. Free for all ages.

 


THORGY AND THE THORCHESTRA!

Friday, July 27, 2018, 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 7:30 pm
Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax

Thorgy’s Thorchestra! Symphony Nova Scotia proudly presents a thrilling, thoughtful, and hilariously theatrical show featuring the fabulous Thorgy Thor, famed worldwide from the hit show RuPaul’s Drag Race. With an outrageous fashion sense, razor-sharp wit, and virtuoso chops on violin, viola, and cello, Thorgy is the reigning “queen of classical music!” You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and your heart will throb as Thorgy enthralls and inspires you with song, dance, and hilarious symphonic shenanigans in this can’t-miss celebration of Pride, Canadian LGBT2Q+ history, and much more. Thorgy’s sure to leave everyone feeling incredible!

Thank you for celebrating Pride with us! This performance will include some mature themes, so adult supervision and audience discretion is advised.

Tickets: $25 & up (HST included). CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

 

FREE: SYMPHONY AT THE HALIFAX CENTRAL LIBRARY

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 12:30 pm and 5:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, Spring Garden Road

Come on out and hear Symphony Nova Scotia performing live at the Halifax Central Library’s O’Regan Hall! In this relaxed, family-friendly concert, Symphony Nova Scotia and conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser perform a lively selection of summery symphonic music. Hear excerpts from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Handel’s Royal Fireworks Music, Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony, and much more! This concert is a great way to experience a live orchestra for the first time, and all ages are welcome. Come early to get a seat!

 

Other Summer Symphony dates are TBA! Please stay tuned.

Ticket info

Tickets for our Summer Symphony concerts are FREE, except for our performances with Thorgy, which start at $25 (HST included) and are available through the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office. Call 902.494.3820 or click here for tickets.