Symphony Nova Scotia’s 2024/25 Season is Now On Sale!

The wait is over! Symphony Nova Scotia’s 2024/25 concert season is on sale now. This season features spectacular music – from Murdoch Mysteries in Concert and Christmas with The Celtic Tenors to Scheherazade and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, we’ve got something for everyone! Read on to learn more about upcoming highlights.

This season is one of visceral storytelling and genre blurring,” says Music Director Holly Mathieson. “A sense of theatre and movement pervades, drawing us into multi-layered experiences that transcend and transport.

We endeavour to curate programs that articulate the human experience… It is a centuries-old trade we revel in, each year seeking to share compelling music that honours both our classical heritage and a wealth of other musical traditions and explorations.”

Ticket packages are on sale now! Subscribers receive rewards and benefits, including:

  • savings of up to 25%
  • first choice of available seats
  • 10% off add-on concerts all year long
  • and more!


If you’ve attended a concert with us over the past few yearsyour season booklet and order form should arrive in the mail within the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, check out our 2024/25 season booklet online.

First time subscriber? Take advantage of our BOGO 50% off deal with your order form here!

If you’re a current 2023/24 subscriber, you can access your renewal form here.

To subscribe, please visit the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office at 6101 University Ave or call 902.494.3820 or 1.800.874.1669 (open Wednesday-Saturday, 12-6 pm).

Our Spotlight Series features classical heavy hitters, undiscovered gems, and some of the best virtuoso guest artists performing across the globe today:

See the full list of our 2024/25 Spotlight concerts here.

Our Fusion concerts give hugely popular music and guest artists the full symphonic treatment.

  • In our Symphonic Fusion Series, The Celtic Tenors are back to celebrate the holidays.

  • We also pay tribute to two of the biggest rock bands ever in our Music of Chicago concert with Brass Transit and our Music of The Who concert with Jeans ‘n Classics.

  • The golden-voiced Jim Witter brings us back to the 1970s and ‘80s with even more songs from icons Billy Joel & Elton John.

  • Plus, two fabulous Broadway Legends – Scarlett Strallen and Hugh Panaro – sing spectacular music from The Phantom of the OperaCatsEvitaWest Side Story, and more.

  • Our Maritime Fusion Series is packed with incredible performers like JUNO Award and Polaris Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher, known for his unique blend of traditional Indigenous music and contemporary classical.

  • Halifax’s own Ben Caplan returns with a brand-new, genre-bending song cycle that blends old-world folk music, synthesizers, drum machines, and a full symphony orchestra.

  • Hear the honest and vulnerable musical storytelling of Newfoundland’s “multi-genre marvel” Kellie Loder in a captivating and authentic orchestral collaboration.

  • Experience the quick wit, powerful vocals, comedic chops, high-energy, and (of course) pussycat wigs of New York drag queen, singer, and performer Monét X Change.

  • And don’t miss the energetic and eclectic blend of traditional Celtic music with modern folk and pop influences of JUNO and ECMA-winning PEI folk band The East Pointers.

See the full list of our 2024/25 Symphonic Fusion and Maritime Fusion concerts.

Principal Baroque Leader Julia Wedman has designed a compelling Baroque Series, balancing well-loved early music composition with new perspective and innovation.

  • Hear timeless and exquisite works by Handel, Bach, and Vivaldi to lift your spirits, with Venezuelan-born male soprano Samuel Mariño, who brings his unique vocal talent and dazzling stage presence to early music and rarely heard works.
  • We highlight musical similarities and differences of Bach and Telemann with British harpsichordist Steven Devine of the famed Age of Enlightenment Orchestra.
  • We explore the incredible life and influences of 17th-century Italian musician Antonia Bembo with text and narration by Symphony violinist and author Isabelle Fournier. Plus, virtuoso lutenist Lucas Harris surveys opposing French and Italian baroque art and culture.

Learn more about our 2024/25 Baroque concerts here.

Our Special Concerts feature some of Halifax’s favourite holiday traditions, plus an enthralling new audio-visual experience for fans of classical music and murder mysteries alike.

  • For the very first time, we bring you Murdoch Mysteries in Concert! Mark your calendars, as single tickets for this concert go on sale next week: May 1, 2024 at 12 pm!
  • Halifax’s favourite holiday tradition The Nutcracker returns for another season of festive magic with Halifax Dance and Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia!
  • Experience the beauty and joy of Handel’s Messiah with the acclaimed conductor Vicki St. Pierre, four exquisite guest vocalists, and our 80-voice Symphony Nova Scotia Chorus led by chorus master Joel Tranquilla.

  • Enjoy a special performance with two orchestras – Symphony Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra – of Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.

See the full list of our 2024/25 Special Concerts here.

Ticket package holders save up to 25% over regular ticket prices and receive a host of exclusive benefits like first choice of available seats and easy ticket exchanges to suit your schedule.

Buying a ticket package is always your best value AND the best way to ensure you get to attend all of the concerts you really want to see.

Order today at 902.494.3820 or 1.800.874.1669, or in person at the Dalhousie Arts Centre Box Office, 6101 University Avenue, Halifax (open Wednesday-Saturday, 12-6 pm).

Single tickets for most of our 2024/25 concerts will go on sale August 7, 2024.

Learn more and get your ticket package today at!