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An update on our 2020/21 concert season

Dear friends, I am so grateful for your ongoing support as Symphony Nova Scotia continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. While we have missed sharing music together with you in person, it’s been a delight to… More

National Indigenous Peoples Day

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honour, acknowledge, and celebrate the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik people across our beautiful and beloved land. The more time we spend with our Indigenous friends, neighbours, and Elders, the more we… More

Our stand on #BlackLivesMatter

Here at Symphony Nova Scotia, we’ve been watching the events of the past few weeks with grief, shock, and sorrow. We know this is an exceptionally difficult time for our fellow musicians and community members of… More

A message from our CEO: Your orchestra needs you

Dear friends, Symphony Nova Scotia began 2020 with the exciting announcement of our new Music Director Holly Mathieson, and preparations were well underway to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th with a spectacular spring Festival. We were only days away… More

Holly’s Twitter Takeover – April 3, 2020

Have you ever tried a donair? Who is your favourite living conductor? How do you go about learning a piece you’re going to conduct? On Friday, April 3, 2020, Symphony Nova Scotia’s Music Director Holly Mathieson… More

Thank You from Our Music Director Holly Mathieson

Dear friends and colleagues, I write from Scotland to send my very best wishes to you all in this cataclysmic time – I hope you and your loved ones are keeping in good health and positive… More

COVID-19: A message from our CEO

Dear friends, These are unprecedented times for the arts community across the world, and indeed right here in our own province. At this time of great uncertainty, my commitment is to support our core orchestra musicians and administrative… More

COVID-19 Update: How you can support your orchestra

Dear friends, Following on recommendations from Nova Scotia’s public health authorities, Symphony Nova Scotia cancelled all 2019/20 concerts as of March 13, 2020. This included: Broadway Tonight – March 14 & 15 2020/21 Season Launch –… More

2020: An Interview with Kerson Leong

Dr. Gaétan Lang has been an avid supporter of local performing arts since moving to Halifax to practice optometry in 1990. 2020 not only marks 30 successful professional years, but also 30 years of involvement in… More