The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) is a Canadian orchestra based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The VSO performs at the Orpheum, which has been the orchestra's permanent home since 1977. With an annual operating budget of $13.5 million, it is the third largest symphony orchestra in Canada and the largest performing arts organization in Western Canada. It performs 140 concerts per season. The VSO broadcasts annually on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 2008, The VSO's recording of the Korngold, Barber, and Walton violin concerti, featuring Canadian violinist James Ehnes won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance with Orchestra, and a Juno Award for Classical Album of the Year.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1988 Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) / Russian Easter Festival Overture (Vancouver Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama) Modest Mussorgsky, Nilolai Rimsky-Korsakov; Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Kazuyoshi Akiyama 1
2001 Islamey Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey 1
2002 Selections from the VSO's 2002/03 Season Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 1
2006 Violin Concertos Barber, Korngold, Walton; James Ehnes, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey 1
2010 Piano Concertos Frédéric Chopin; Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey, Janina Fialkowska 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Open Heart Symphony Spirit of the West with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 1
2002 Live Jann Arden with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 O Canada 2001 David Foster & Vancouver Symphony 1

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