Home School Student Matinees

School Matinees are performances from Symphony Nova Scotia’s regular lineup, presented just for an audience of students. They’re a great chance for homeschooled children and their parents to experience Symphony Nova Scotia onstage at an accessible time, and at a reduced price.

Cost: $15.00 per person (HST included), plus service fees.

Questions or comments? Please contact D’Arcy Gray at outreach@symphonyns.ca.


The Nutcracker Student Matinee

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10:30 am
Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax

Featuring:
Halifax Dance
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
And lead dancers from Canada’s Ballet Jörgen
Bernhard Gueller, conductor

On the program:
Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker

Symphony Nova Scotia’s The Nutcracker is Halifax’s favourite holiday tradition! When a little girl’s toy comes to life, she’s whisked away to an enchanted world where she meets magical creatures, colourful new friends, and the ferocious Mouse Queen. Complete with larger-than-life puppets, spirited dancing, and Tchaikovsky’s hauntingly beautiful music, this tale of magic and wonder is a delightful holiday adventure for all ages.

This special 10:30 am performance is a chance for students to see a magical ballet with many young dancers live onstage.

This performance lasts the full two hours, with a 20-minute intermission.

Cost: $15.00 per person (HST included), plus service fees.

Please note: Home School tickets are only available through EventBrite, and are not available through the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office. 


Anastasia with Canada’s Ballet Jörgen – Student Matinee

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Friday, April 13, 2018 at 10:30 am
Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax

Featuring:
Canada’s Ballet Jörgen
Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor

On the program:
Ivan Barbotin: Anastasia

Grand balls. Forbidden love. A fateful revolution. Experience the dramatic, gripping tale of the legendary Anastasia with Symphony Nova Scotia and Canada’s Ballet Jörgen. The mystery of Russia’s 17-year-old Grand Duchess has fascinated the world for 100 years, and this passionate retelling brings the myth to life with dazzling choreography, accurate period sets and costumes, and a romantic, evocative score. Praised as “lyrical, attractive, and accessible” and “a crowd pleaser” (The Globe and Mail), this beautiful ballet is a captivating experience for young and old alike.

This special 10:30 am performance is a chance for students to see a fully professional ballet come to life onstage.

This performance lasts the full two hours, with a 20-minute intermission.

Cost: $15.00 per person (HST included), plus service fees.

Please note: Home School tickets are only available through EventBrite, and are not available through the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office. 


Talk to us!

Do you have questions or comments about our education programs? We’d love to hear from you.

Please contact: D’Arcy Gray
Education and Community Outreach Coordinator, Symphony Nova Scotia
902.403.7197
outreach@symphonyns.ca