Tchaikovsky’s beloved score was played live with precision and power by Ken Hsieh and his Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra

(Kaija Pepper, GLOBE AND MAIL)​

VMO 2020 - 2021 SEASON

Upcoming Concerts & Events

  • October 20, 2020 Tuesday 7pm - ZOOM meeting

AGM: 2020 - 2021 Season Annual General Meeting

  • September 06, 2020 Sunday 2pm - Pre-Concert Talk 1:30pm

18th Season Opening Concert

  • November 21, 2020 - Saturday 7:30pm

VMO Classics and Pops Concert at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts

  • February 05, 2021 - Friday - Time TBD

VMO New Music Salon

  • April 17, 2021 - Saturday 7:30pm - Pre-Concert Talk 7pm

VMO Spring Concert - "Okabe Kinen Concert"

  • Date / Time - TBD

Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra GALA at Sutton Place Hotel

  • June 25, 2021 - Friday 7:30pm - Pre-Concert Talk 7pm

VMO Season Finale Concert

  • Date / Time - TBD

PCI Present VMO at Jack Poole Plaza - Free Outdoor Concert

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About the VMO

The Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is a non-profit society founded by Maestro Kenneth Hsieh. Since its inception in 2003, the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra (VMO) has been dedicated to providing superior orchestral mentorship for talented music graduates, helping them move from student to professional.

The VMO is dedicated to the artistic, personal and professional development of outstanding young musicians. We strongly believe that by providing such development opportunities, we are preparing our young musicians for leadership opportunities in orchestras and ensembles around the world, and empowering them to enrich the cultural life of their communities.

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Ken Hsieh

Music Director/Principal Conductor

A charming, passionate and compelling presence on the podium, Award Winning Conductor Kenneth Hsieh started as the Artistic Director of the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra in 2003. In addition to his many international guest conducting engagements, he has maintained close relationship with the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra in Japan, where he has conducted their Subscription, Masterworks, and Education series.

Creative Director / Composer Laureate

Assistant Conductor

Composer-in-Residence

Concertmaster

Concertmaster

Principal Guest Concertmaster

2020 - 2021 Season Featured Soloists

Piano Soloist

Cello Soloist

Singer

Piano Soloist

Cello Soloist

Administration

The Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is led by staff comprised of members of the community who are dedicated to the uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence and the development of an outstanding professional development program.

Peter Johnson

Artistic Administrator

Katio Ho

Personnel Manager

Kelly Yi Xuan Wang

Librarian

Board of Directors

The Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is led by a Board of Directors comprised of members of the community who are dedicated to the uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence and the development of an outstanding professional development program.

2019-20 Board of Directors

Dean Hsieh

President

Graham Blank

Vice President

Christy Shih

Secretary

Sonia (Shimeng)Tang

Treasurer

Directors

Pearl Hsieh

Henry Liao

Van Doren Chan

Kailin Che

Dorothee Xing

LeTian(Hugo) Li

Advisors

Kevin Chen (Past President)

Kim Leclercq​

Tristin Lee (Attorney)

Members-at-Large

Grace Ao

Evan Chen

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