Victoria Chamber Orchestra preparing to kick off season

Stringed orchestra launches new season with varied compositions

The Victoria Chamber Orchestra opens its 2014/2015 season on Friday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. at First Metropolitan Church, 932 Balmoral Rd.

The program includes Telemann, Viola Concerto in G Major with Yariv Aloni, Viola Soloist; Grieg Holberg Suite; Bartok Romanian Folk Dances and Mendelssohn Sinfonia No. 9.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students/seniors and are available at Long & McQuade, Ivy’s Bookshop, La Tavola on Oak Bay Avenue, at the door or at victoriachamberorchestra.com. Season tickets are $65 and can also be booked online. For more details, call 250-598-1966.