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Recent News

PGSO OFFICE ON SUMMER HOURS

POSTED: Jun 6, 2024

The PGSO Office will be moving to summer hours from between Monday June 10 and August 30

The office will be open Monday - Thursday, 10:00-am - 3:00pm 

JUDY RUSSELL PRESENTS AND PRINCE GEORGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA JOIN FORCES FOR PRODUCTION OF BROADWAY’S SWEENEY TODD

POSTED: Jun 3, 2024

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra and Judy Russell have announced they will join forces to present Stephen Sondheim’s popular musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, this November.

PRINCE GEORGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2024-25 SEASON

POSTED: May 6, 2024

Michael Hall revealed the symphony's 2024-25 season during the orchestras final performance of the spring on Sunday.

PRINCE GEORGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BRINGS A CONCERT HARP TO THE CITY

POSTED: Apr 8, 2024

 The Prince George Symphony Orchestra has purchased a concert grand pedal harp – the first such instrument to reside in the city in decades - and audiences can hear it this month. The instrument is a Salvi Daphne SE 47-string concert harp made in Italy and worth over $20,000. 

The instrument will be unveiled to the public in a short recital by Vancouver Opera Principal Harpist Joy Yeh on April 27.  

LTFN ACCEPTS ‘RESPECTFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT’ PLEDGE FROM THE PRINCE GEORGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

POSTED: Feb 10, 2024

Lheidli T’enneh First Nation Chief Dolleen Logan today gratefully accepted a ‘Respectful Acknowledgement’ pledge from the Prince George Symphony Orchestra (PGSO). The pledge was given by PGSO Executive Director Ken Hall, during the intermission of a performance of Dvorak’s ‘New World’ Symphony in Vanier Hall. In thanks for the pledge of ‘Respectful Acknowledgement’ the PGSO was presented with a Respectful Acknowledgement plaque to be displayed in PGSO Office.

BELOVED NUTCRACKER BALLET RETURNING TO PRINCE GEORGE FOR ANOTHER HOLIDAY SEASON

POSTED: Dec 7, 2023

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra and Judy Russell Presents have teamed up again to continue a decades-long Christmas tradition in the community.  Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet The Nutcracker has become a bi-annual tradition in the city.  This will be the 18th co-production of the show by the two companies.

PRINCE GEORGE SYMPHONY LAUNCHES 2023-24 SEASON WITH A HALLOWE’EN THEME

POSTED: Oct 27, 2023

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra opens its 2023-24 mainstage season this Sunday with a light-hearted but substantial Hallowe’en program.

Northern Music Organizations to Collaborate on Community Music Summer Program in Prince George

POSTED: Jul 4, 2023

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra (PGSO), Prince George Conservatory of Music (PGCM), and Orchestra North (Smithers) have announced a new collaboration to bring music to Northern BC this summer.  The program will be hosted by the Prince George Symphony Youth Orchestra (PGSYO), itself a collaboration between the two Prince George organizations. 

Alex Cuba Headlines PGSO 2023-24 Season

POSTED: Jun 12, 2023

The PGSO has revealed their plans for the 2023-24 season with a thrilling lineup of local and national talent.

PG Symphony Sessions: Shun uts'utejun to Celebrate Northern BC Singer-Songwriters

POSTED: Apr 12, 2023

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra is proud to present PG Symphony Sessions: Shun uts'utejun on Saturday, April 15th at Vanier Hall. 

This performance will feature local singer-songwriters Amy Blanding, Rachelle van Zanten, and Kym Gouchie sharing the stage with the PGSO in this celebration of local music. Featuring new orchestral arrangements of their original songs by Simon Cole.

SYMPHONY MARKS HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY PERFORMING GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING STRING QUARTET

POSTED: Jan 23, 2023

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra will be performing a Grammy award-winning string quartet to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day this weekend. It will be the main piece on the group’s upcoming Chamber Social concert, Different Trains.

PGSO Presents ‘German Winds’ Chamber Social at Knox Performance Space

POSTED: Oct 17, 2022

The first of three PGSO Chamber Socials in 2022-23, German Winds will be hosted at Trinity Downtown’s renovated Knox Performance Space on October 22, 2022.

2022-23 Season Announcement

POSTED: Sep 21, 2022

PGSO will offer three subscription series in 2022-23 with some added special events.

The first Mainstage Concert will feature celebrated pianist, Jane Coop. One of Canada's foremost living pianists returns to Prince George with Saint-Saëns second piano concerto. BC composer Christine Donkin's Autumn Scenes and César Franck 's lush late-Romantic symphony complete the program.

Symphony and Conservatory Collaborate on New Youth Orchestra

POSTED: Apr 21, 2022

The Prince George Symphony Orchestra and the Prince George Conservatory of Music are collaborating on a new educational initiative - the Prince George Symphony Youth Orchestra

Prince George Symphony Presents Experimental Concert Format

POSTED: Apr 21, 2022

PGSO Music Director Michael Hall will be leading the orchestra in a bold new direction at their upcoming mainstage performance. The performance will focus on Mozart’s great Symphony No. 40 in g minor and include a multi-media presentation by the maestro.

PGSO Announces collaboration with indigenous Storyteller and artist

POSTED: Mar 1, 2022

The PGSO has announced an exciting new collaboration as part of their family concert series. The Hummingbird and the Fire is a narrated, multimedia family concert that combines music by Gustav Mahler with a Quechua story about a little hummingbird who tries to put out a forest fire, one beak-full of water at a time.  The story is a wonderful parable for our time, addressing both the dangers of rapid climate change and the seeming impossibility of making large-scale societal change.

PGSO Annual General Meeting

POSTED: Oct 26, 2021

Tuesday, November 9, 7:00pm. All members and subscribers are invited to attend.

The PGSO Returns to Live Programming with Fall Chamber Socials

POSTED: Oct 13, 2021

The PGSO has announced the return of live chamber music to the city this fall, building on the success of last fall’s sold-out chamber programs.

SOCAN Foundation grant supports PGSO artist.

POSTED: May 25, 2021

On Thomas Beckman's original composition, "Caulfield In the Cape."

PGSO appoints new Executive Director

POSTED: Mar 11, 2021

Hall replaces outgoing General Manager Teresa Saunders whose leadership over the past five years have put the PGSO in a strong position as it celebrates its 50th Anniversary.

PGSO Streams!

POSTED: Feb 3, 2021

An all-new way to enjoy your local symphony!

Karl Stobbe, Online Concerts

POSTED: Jan 26, 2021

Online concerts available from violinist Karl Stobbe.

A Message from Michael Hall

POSTED: Dec 8, 2020

Welcome to the PGSO’s 50th Anniversary Spring Season: Celebrating the Joy of Live Music!