Conservatory of music serves up April concerts

The Victoria Conservatory of Music has three upcoming concerts to catch.

The Romantics and Mozart is the first, and part of VCM’s Master Series. Conservatory students play a program that includes Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn and Bach, featuring instrumental and voice solos, conducted by Timothy Vernon and Stephen Brown.

It happens Friday (April 1) at 7:30 p.m. at Alix Goolden Hall. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors or $5 for VCM students and faculty.

As part of VCM’s Headline Series, Bernadene Blaha and Elizabeth Dolin play a piano-cello duo in a French repertoire including a piece by Chopin.

The concert is set for Tuesday, April 5, 7:30 p.m. at Alix Goolden. Tickets are $19 for adults, or $15 for seniors and students.

Finally, Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies are played out in a two-day Opera Studio production, conducted by Joey Pietraroia and directed by Alison Greene.

The shows start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9, both at Metro Studio. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, or $5 for VCM students and faculty.

All tickets are available at the Victoria Conservatory of Music office, 900 Johnson St., or by calling 250-386-5311.

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