Category Archives: Night Out in Kamloops

Mozart & Beethoven: Giants of the Classical Period

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CONTEST ALERT: We have a pair of tickets to giveaway for Great Classics with the Kamloops Symphony at the Sagebrush…

Posted by KamloopsParents.Com on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Join the Kamloops Symphony for Great Classics, featuring the music of two giants of the Classical period, Mozart and Beethoven, on Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 pm in Sagebrush Theatre.

The program is bookended by two works of Mozart, a youthful piece and a more mature work, proving that the only composer to surpass Mozart’s skill is Mozart himself. Starting the concert is the little-known overture to his opera Lucio Silla, composed when he was just sixteen years old. Concluding the concert is Mozart’s brilliant Symphony #41, his final symphony, nicknamed “Jupiter” for its creative majesty.

The central work of the concert is Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #1, performed by Guest Artist, pianist Avan Yu, who wowed the crowd at the KSO’s Beethoven Festival in 2014. One of Canada’s most Continue reading Mozart & Beethoven: Giants of the Classical Period

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Christmas with the KSO

We invite you to join us at our annual celebration of the festive season, Christmas with the KSO. This concert includes a feast of festive music that is fun for the whole family.  Highlights include Tchaikovsky’s March from the Nutcracker, music from A Charlie Brown Christmas, an audience sing along, and the perennial favourite, Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

Joining the KSO on stage is Guest Artist Anne-Marie MacIntosh, soprano, and the KSO Chorus.
Leading the orchestra, soloist, and chorus is Guest Conductor Scott SeatonHe is also the conductor in this amusing video where an audience member screams after falling asleep during Stravinsky’s Firebird.

There are two performances of Christmas with the KSO:
Saturday, December 16 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, December 17 at Continue reading Christmas with the KSO

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

The perfect fusion of rock band with symphony orchestra

We’re thrilled to be teaming up once again with popular guest artists Jeans ‘n Classics to present The Ultimate Symphonic Rock Show on the Sagebrush Theatre stage for two nights: Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 pm.

Jeans ‘n Classics has been combining rock with symphonies for almost 20 years. The London, Ontario based orchestra rock act’s Continue reading The perfect fusion of rock band with symphony orchestra

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Sensuous sounds and a new voice in classical composition

Kamloops Symphony presents Reeds in the Wind
The Kamloops Symphony’s Chamber Music series continues with Reeds in the Wind, featuring the KSO’s principal Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon players, Marea Chernoff, Sally Arai, and Olivia Martin.

This concert will take you on an exploration of the sensuous sounds of early 1900s France before being whisked away to hear a fresh voice in classical composition – contemporary American composer Jenni Brandon.

Reeds in the Wind is taking place on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 7:30 pm in the Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre. Tickets are $25, $10 for Students (under 19), and $15 for TD Soundcheck Members (age 19-34).

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Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick after graduating from University. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 7 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Bodypaint, Dancing & More at Art in the Dark Fundraiser

The Kamloops Arts Council’s 3rd annual Art in the Dark fundraiser returns Saturday, Nov. 18, this year at Art Knapp.

The 19+ event will feature a DJ and dance floor as well as activities such as black light bodypainting by Kelly Wright, live painting by Amie Stoltz, clay with Amanda Eccleston, and much more.

Shuttle service between the event location and downtown, and the event and Cascades Casino, will be available.

“This is a great evening out — a little different than traditional Continue reading Bodypaint, Dancing & More at Art in the Dark Fundraiser

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!