Symphony Idol ready for round two

The Vancouver Island Symphony is reprising their popular program

The Vancouver Island Symphony (VIS) is looking for votes for their 2011 Symphony Idol contest, ending March 5.

For a toonie the public can choose between three symphonies to be performed during VIS’ 2011-2012 season. These include Symphony in B Minor by Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 5 (Symphony of Destiny) by Ludwig van Beethoven, and Symphony No. 3 by Johannes Brahms.

Recordings of the songs can be found on YouTube, and participants can vote as many times as they like. Those that contribute over $20 will be issued a tax receipt. 

The winning symphony will be announced in April. To vote  call 250-754-0177, vote at the upcoming VI Symphony concert March 5, or print off the form at and fax or mail it to the Vancouver Island Symphony.