STUDENT TICKET PLANS AND ORGANIZATION WEBSITES
VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (VSO):
If you are UNDER 30 and/or a FULL-TIME STUDENT, go to http://www.vancouversymphony.ca/concerts/all-access-pass/ , fill out your application for the TD All-Access Pass, and follow instructions from there. This will allow you to buy VSO tickets for just $15 each! Two tickets can be purchased at any one time. If any problems, call 604.876.3434
The home of the VSO is the Orpheum Theater; concerts occasionally at Chan Centre, Bell Centre (Surrey) and North Vancouver Centennial Theater.
VANCOUVER RECITAL SOCIETY (VRS):
For anyone 35 or under, Ru35 program now gives you best available seating for $18 per ticket. Ru35 tickets can be ordered only by phone; 604.602.0363. Student ‘rush’ seats may also be available at $10 at ticket for certain concerts on an in-person basis, one hour before concert. Have valid ID at the box office. Note: For piano recitals at Chan Centre, UBC, get tickets as close as you can; main floor is best, but sides (even in balcony) will be better than anything far back.
Concerts at Chan Centre, UBC and Vancouver Playhouse
FRIENDS OF CHAMBER MUSIC (FCM):
Simply arrive within an hour before concert. Seats are not reserved, so earlier is better. Or book online at friendsofchambermusic.ca Cost: $15 with student card.
THE CURRENT ONLINE PROMOTION CODE FOR FREE TICKETS TO FCM EVENTS IS: VancouverClassical
Concerts: Vancouver Playhouse.
VANCOUVER CHOPIN SOCIETY (VCS):
Currently offering a 25% discount at $30 per ticket. http://chopinsociety.org/
Concerts at Vancouver Playhouse and Magee High School
EARLY MUSIC VANCOUVER:
Offers half-price tickets for those under 35 for most concerts; rush seats at $10 come
on sale immediately before the concert. http://www.earlymusic.bc.ca/
Concerts at Vancouver Playhouse, Orpheum Annex, Chan Centre, UBC and Fox Caberet
Opera is always pretty expensive (best seats over $150). The ‘Get Out’ programme offers a
limited number of seats for those under 35 for $35 a ticket; can be booked online with a PROMO
code within two weeks of performance or phone 604.683.0222. Groups of ten or more students
can attend dress rehearsal for $15 a ticket. http://www.vancouveropera.ca/