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Vancouver Symphony to perform legendary Beatles album

"The album changed the path of music, bridging pop and high-art, mixing band with symphony, and became the first Rock LP to win a Grammy for Album of the Year."
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From "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" to "With a Little Help From My Friends," "Hey Jude" to "Eleanor Rigby," the Beatles have created some of the most memorable songs of all time. 

Selling over 32 million copies worldwide, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the best-selling Beatles album of all time. The album also had a profound influence on music and defined the iconic group's sound. 

For fans of the legendary album, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will host the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band live, with full band and orchestra, performed exactly as it was originally recorded.

Organizers note that the, "The album changed the path of music, bridging pop and high-art, mixing band with symphony, and became the first Rock LP to win a Grammy for Album of the Year."

Symphony-goers will hear the album with, "the original symphonic treatment." The show is 90 minutes long, with no intermission. 

The event takes place at the Orpheum Theatre on Valentines Day, Feb. 14, as well as the following day, Feb. 15. 

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

When: Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. or Feb. 15 at 5 p.m.
Where: The Orpheum Theatre | 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Cost: Varies. See prices here

Pay-parking is located across from the Orpheum Theatre on Seymour Street.

Have a look at the performance schedule here.





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