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Friday, July 8, 2022 at 3:00 PM PDT

× Come celebrate the summer of ’22 with Friendly Folk! String players from the Vancouver Island Symphony are thrilled to perform this folk music inspired programme. Join the musicians in the robust romp of Dvorak’s String Quintet No.2, Op.77 and Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances. Experience this music rich in Bohemian, Slovak, Hungarian and Romanian folk music traditions. There might even be a sing-a-long on some familiar Canadian Folk songs.

VIS Musicians:

Calvin Dyck & Alana Lopez, violins

Sevilya Hendrickx, viola

Alexandra Lee, cello

Mark Beaty, double bass



This performance is Concert #1 of the

VIS Summer Pop Up Concerts Series

Series packages sold separately. Single ticket sales begin June 13, 2022



CONCERT INFORMATION

The VIS will present these concerts using health regulations as outlined by the Government of British Columbia. There are specific rules and we will be following them for everyone’s safety.

Please note this is a ticket-less event. Your name and ticket details will be held at the door when you arrive. Do not select the ticket mailing option.

•Concerts will be held outside on private property (with the exception of Bowen Park location) and can accommodate up to 45 audience members that will be seated with social distancing in place.

•The exact concert location address will be provided once you book your ticket.

•Concerts will be one hour (60 minutes) in length with audience members arriving no more than 30 minutes ahead and leaving no later than 30 minutes after the concert.

•Audience Members need to bring their own chairs

•Masks are required on entrance and exit, once seated you may remove your mask, hand sanitizer will be available.

•A washroom will be available for Emergencies ONLY.

•Parking is on the street, please respect the neighbours in each location.

•Audience members will be asked to line up prior to entering the yard. They will then be directed to move to a space where they can place their chairs for seating.

•Audience members agree to not attend if they are sick or not feeling well.

•Tickets are non-refundable but they are transferable. The Purchaser may sell or give their concert space to someone else.

•We are unable to reschedule these concerts. If it rains the show will go on. In the event of rain, the musicians will be under cover, however audience will not. Please bring your umbrellas.

•Musicians have been hard hit financially by the pandemic and will continue to be challenged to make a living in the next 12 months. These Summer Pop Up concerts support our VIS musicians. Your support is so important in ensuring that the VIS will be able to continue to operate. Thank you.

Venue

Saltair
3741 Gardner Road
Ladysmith BC V9G 2A3


Performance Notes

Location: Saltair 3741 Gardner Road, Ladysmith, V9G 2A3

Come celebrate the summer of ’22 with Friendly Folk! String players from the Vancouver Island Symphony are thrilled to perform this folk music inspired programme. Join the musicians in the robust romp of Dvorak’s String Quintet No.2, Op.77 and Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances. Experience this music rich in Bohemian, Slovak, Hungarian and Romanian folk music traditions. There might even be a sing-a-long on some familiar Canadian Folk songs.

VIS Musicians:

Calvin Dyck & Alana Lopez , violins

Sevilya Hendrickx, viola

Alexandra Lee, cello

Mark Beaty, double bass



This performance is Concert #1 of the

VIS Summer Pop Up Concerts Series

Series packages sold separately. Single ticket sales begin June 13, 2022
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This is a festival seating performance - the seats are on a first come, first serve basis when you arrive at the venue.

Doors open 1/2 hour prior to start of performance.