Victoria Symphony pays tribute to king of rock ‘n’roll

Get ready for a night of gospel, blues and rock ‘n' roll classics as the Victoria Symphony pays tribute to the King himself — Elvis.

Get ready for a night of gospel, blues and rock ‘n’ roll classics as the Victoria Symphony pays tribute to the King himself — Elvis.

As part of The King: A Tribute to Elvis, the Victoria Symphony will welcome four veteran Broadway singers to the stage, including bass/baritone Brian Wilson, lyric baritone Lee Lessack, songwriter and performer Johnny Rodgers and cabaret performer Scott Coulter.

Conducted by Giuseppe Pietraroia, the orchestra will perform classics such as Blue Suede Shoes, Heartbreak Hotel, It’s Now or Never, Crying in the Chapel, All Shook Up, Jailhouse Rock and Love me Tender.

The tribute runs on Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5 at 8 p.m., with a matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Royal Theatre (805 Broughton St.) Tickets are $30 to $80 for adults, $28 to $68 for seniors and $15 to $30 for students.

For information or tickets, call the box office at 250-385-6515 or visit victoriasymphony.ca.