The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s season continues with pianist Orli Shaham performing Feb. 25 and 26 at Skyview Concert Hall. Shaham will perform Robert Schumann’s “Piano Concerto in A minor.” Also on the program is the “Intermezzo” from Pietro Mascagni’s 1905 opera “Amica” and Giacomo Puccini’s “Messa di Gloria” featuring the Portland Symphonic Choir and soloists Katherine Goforth and Anton Belov. Tickets are on sale now at vancouversymphony.org or by calling 360-735-7278. Virtual-only tickets are also available, and all in-person ticket holders will have the option of viewing virtually. Reserved seating is $48. General admission is $36 and students are $10.
The Feb. 25 performance at Skyview Concert Hall will begin at 7 p.m. with the pre-concert show Da Capo, hosted by VSO podcast host Ashley Johnson and trombonist Greg Scholl, airing only on the live stream at 6:30 p.m. During intermission, the live stream will feature special video programming. The Feb. 26 performance will begin at 3 p.m., with the virtual live stream programming beginning at 2:30 p.m. All ticket holders will receive a secure email link in order to access the live stream performances. A tech support team will be on standby if there are issues logging in during the performances.
Shaham has performed with many of the major orchestras around the world, and has appeared in recital internationally, from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. She is artistic director of Pacific Symphony’s chamber series “Café Ludwig” and artistic director of the children’s concert series, “Orli Shaham’s Bach Yard.” Shaham is a co-host for the national radio program “From the Top.” She is on the piano and chamber music faculty at The Juilliard School and is chair of the board of trustees at Kaufman Music Center in New York. For more information, please visit vancouversymphony.org.