October Music in Vancouver

Summer may be over, but the fall season of music has just begun. Check out these fantastic October music performances to keep the winter blues at bay.


The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra has a number of performances lined up for their Fall Season.

Music from the War Era: Great British Classics will be performed at the Orpheum Theatre on October.4th at 8 pm, October.5th at 2 pm, and October.6th at 8 pm. Principal Cello Ariel Barnes will be making his VSO concerto debut with a performance of Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Location: Orpheum Theatre, 601 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3L4

VSO Chamber Players: Vivaldi, Farr & Kodaly will be performing at Pyatt Hall, VSO School of Music on October. 9th at 7:30 pm, and October.12th at 2 pm. Performers will include violinists Jennie Press and Karen Gerbrecht.

Location: Pyatt Hall (VSO School of Music) 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3L4

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles landmark concert in Vancouver, the VSO will be presenting Classical Mystery Tour: The Music of The Beatles. Classical Myster, a top Beatles Tribute band, will be performing live with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and conductor Gordon Gerrard at the Orpheum Theatre on October. 8th at 8 pm.

Location: Orpheum Theatre, 601 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3L4

For full season concerts and tickets, visit vancouversymphony.ca or call 604-876-3434.


PAL Studio Theatre and Cellar Live proudly present the award winning Jazz vocalist Jaclyn Guillou in her CD release, Winter for Beginners. Special Guests include Peggy Lee and Brad Turner Trio. The performance takes place on October. 9th. Doors open at 7:30 pm, and the show starts at 8 pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.northerntickets.com. For more information, visit palstudiotheatre.com.

Location: Pal Studio Theatre, 3rd Floor, 581 Cardero Street (at Georgia), Vancouver, BC, V6G 3L3


If you’re in the mood for a seductive opera to warm up the chilly fall air, then check out Georges Bizet’s sexy opera Carmen, performed by the Vancouver Opera. Carmen will be playing at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre until October. 5th. For tickets and more information, visit vancouveropera.com.

Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 649 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2P1

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