VMO Newsletter: April 2012

The Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra takes to the stage one last time in the 2011/12 Season with the season finale Strings Galore at the Shaughnessy Heights United Church. Joining Maestro Ken Hsieh and the VMO orchestra are soprano Caroline Jang and flautist Laura Vanek.

25 May 2012 | 7:45pm | Shaughnessy Heights United Church

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Early-Bird Special: Save 20%

Purchase your tickets online before May 11, 2012 to enjoy our 20% off early bird discount – $20 per ticket (regular price: $25.00).

This early bird offer is only available through our Online Box Office.
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Featured Artists, Programme and Venue

Caroline Jang, soprano

Soprano Caroline Jang has recently performed the role of Gretel from Hansel and Gretel with the Vancouver Opera in Schools (VOIS). She has completed her Bachelor and Master’s degrees from the University of British Columbia where she sang numerous operatic roles include Adele (Die Fledermaus), Zerlina (Don Giovanni) and more. She has achieved grade 10 in both Voice and Piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music. On May 25, Caroline will sing arias by Handle, Giordani, Zeller and Lehar.

Laura Vanek, flautist

Laura Vanek is an active solo and orchestral musician and performs frequently with her trio, NOVO Ensemble. She has won numerous competitions and has recently received her masters in music performance from the University of Victoria. Laura will perform Michael Conway Baker’s Flute Concerto.

Also planned for the evening are Grieg’s Holbert Suite and Bartok’s Divertimento. For more information, including artists’ biographies, please visit our website.

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Buying Tickets

Purchase your tickets online before May 11, 2012 to enjoy the Early Bird Special! This special is exclusive to online ticket purchases.


If you prefer buying your tickets in person or by phone, you can contact your VMO Box Office sales representative for more information.

VMO Box Office
P: 604.876.9397
E: tickets@vmocanada.com
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Getting to the Concert

The Strings Galore concert will be held at the Shaughnessy Heights United Church in Vancouver.

Shaughnessy Heights United Church
1550 33 Ave W, Vancouver, BC
P: 604.261.6377
(map and directions)

Street parking is available along W 33rd Ave as well as along Connaught Drive.
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Sponsorship Opportunities for Season 2012/13

If you are interested in becoming a VMO Sponsor in the upcoming 2012/12 Season, please contact Jim Thorp at 604.876.9397 or email Jim at jthorp@vmocanada.com.

All VMO Sponsorship packages can be tailored to your specific needs.