Victoria Symphony returns to Mad Men era

Performances are Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. and Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30.

Vocal quintet Five By Design takes the stage with the Victoria Symphony this weekend to celebrate the “era of cool” with 1950’s and ’60’s music.

Five By Design combine vocal harmonies with musicality to re-create the swagger and chill of the era.

Joined by Pops guest conductor Stuart Chafetz, Music of the Mad Men era showcases timeless greats from Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin and others.

Performances are Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. and Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are available by calling 250-385-6515 or visiting victoriasymphony.ca.

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