Cirque, Chilliwack Symphony Style

Chilliwack, BC – On November 14 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will open their 2015-2016 concert season series with an incredible blend of sound, lights, dance and movement.  Once again, the CSO is on the leading edge and going into bold territory to win over classical music neophytes.  Music Director Paula DeWit enthuses, “We are very excited to collaborate with so many amazing performers for our November concert!  It’s always such a delight to bring professionals and students together.”

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The featured highlight of the evening will be our showcasing of the very popular group, Blink Acroa modern circus entertainment company based in Vancouver, BC.  The gifted artists of Blink Acro bring audiences a wide variety of unique acrobatic performances. Their extensive repertoire of events and venues includes TEDx Talks, The Vancouver Orpheum Theatre, The Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, The Marriott Hotel, The Hyatt Hotel, Terminal City Club, Vertical Theatre, BC Children’s Hospital Gala, Zajac Nights, the Chilliwack Hospice Gala, and many more.  “We have selected some truly wonderful orchestral favourites to play while the aerial artists perform, remarks Ms. DeWit, and we look forward with great anticipation to the happenings on the trampoline wall.”

“Again,” adds DeWit, “we are so thrilled to be working with the Fraser Valley Academy of Dance, whose members will dance for our audience in this performance.”  It’s a well-known fact that the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra is consistently noted for promoting our local youth and providing them with performance opportunities.  This concert will certainly be no exception.  Zoey Howe from Dance in Motion will be performing a solo acro routine accompanied by the CSO’s Belle Voci singing the gorgeous Pentatonix piece, Run to You.  Finley Despins and Morgan Olsen from Capella Dance will be performing an acro duo to the Vitamin String Quartet piece, Bring me to Life.

The evening’s entertainment is set to begin at 7:30 p.m.   Expect to be dazzled even before entering the lobby from outside!  There’s a surprise in store!  Children will be sure to find the performance especially captivating.  Take advantage of the CSO’s family rate and treat the whole family to a special evening.

Tickets for CIRQUE are available in person at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre or by calling 604-391-7469, or online at [email protected].

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