The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) has announced its debut concerts for the 2021-2022 season, starting with Back to the future this September.
The VSO calls it “the perfect way to welcome the audience to their venue”.
Back to the future in concert will have two shows on September 24 and 25.
“British Columbia’s incredible progress on vaccination and reopening plans gives us a lot of hope and confidence that we will reach Phase 4 on September 7, allowing for a full audience,” said President and Chief Executive Officer. VSO executive Angela Elster in a press release.
“Returning to a full audience is essential for the success of our orchestra and the performing arts. We strongly encourage people to do their part, get the second shot, and be ready to join us in confidence and safety this fall for an incredible reopening celebration. “
The film’s original score was composed and conducted by Alan Silvestri, known for his work on other classic films like Who mentored Roger Rabbit, Forrest Gump, and more recently was behind some of the work on Marvel Avengers franchise.
The show will feature a high definition screen displaying all of Marty McFly’s adventures as the full symphony orchestra performs Silvestri’s score in sync with the film.
They also announced other shows scheduled for September and October.
On September 18, the VSO presents an aptly named show titled We are back, a gala performance with Maestro Otto Tausk, where he will conduct Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony, playing audience favorites.
After the Back to the future show, family favorite Canadian artist Fred Penner will take to the VSO stage on October 3 with The cat is back – and so are you!
Tickets go on sale Friday July 23.