VIDEO: Symphony Splash brings seaside rhythm to 30th annual performance

Kayakers enjoyed front row seats to the 30th annual Symphony Splash in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Thousands came to Victoria’s Inner Harbour for the 30th annual Symphony Splash on Sunday, Aug. 4. Incredible floating performances were bolstered by a family-friendly beverage garden and a culinary corner boasting delicious local drinks and food. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Kayakers enjoyed front row seats to the 30th annual Symphony Splash in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Thousands came to Victoria’s Inner Harbour for the 30th annual Symphony Splash on Sunday, Aug. 4. Incredible floating performances were bolstered by a family-friendly beverage garden and a culinary corner boasting delicious local drinks and food. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Kayakers enjoyed front row seats to the 30th annual Symphony Splash in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Thousands came to Victoria’s Inner Harbour for the 30th annual Symphony Splash on Sunday, Aug. 4. Incredible floating performances were bolstered by a family-friendly beverage garden and a culinary corner boasting delicious local drinks and food. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
The Symphony Splash floating stage featured performances from the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, solo pianist Carey Wang, the Naden Band, the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary’s) and more. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Kayakers enjoyed front row seats to the 30th annual Symphony Splash in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)
Thousands came to Victoria’s Inner Harbour for the 30th annual Symphony Splash on Sunday, Aug. 4. Incredible floating performances were bolstered by a family-friendly beverage garden and a culinary corner boasting delicious local drinks and food. (Jessica Williamson/Black Press Media)

Whether paddling, picnic-ing or lawn chair-ing, visitors to Victoria’s Inner Harbour Sunday enjoyed a day of pipes, pianos and orchestras during the 30th annual Victoria Symphony Splash.

Thirty years after the first time it first brought classical music to the floating stage, the Symphony Splash is as popular as ever and drew thousands to the front lawns of the B.C. legislature and Inner Harbour, with kayakers mooring their boats for front row views.

READ ALSO: Victoria Symphony celebrates 30 years of making a splash in the harbour

READ ALSO: Victoria Symphony gears up for 30th Symphony Splash Performance

Hosted the Victoria Symphony Society, the by-donation B.C. Day event included performances from the Naden Band, Victoria Symphony Orchestra, Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary’s) and award-winning young soloist Carey Wang.

The evening ended with fireworks and the playing of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

UPDATE: Father on trial for murder describes being ‘tackled’ and ‘stabbed’ in Oak Bay apartment

Oak Bay father takes stand in his defense for December 2017 deaths of young daughters

Province rejects criticism from Saanich councillor over McKenzie Interchange

Transportation ministry says project will ‘significantly lower’ greenhouse gas emissions

Four sections of Saanich roads now have anti-skid treatments

Specialized aggregate and resin treatment reduces skidding and helps vehicles stop

B.C. sockeye returns drop as official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’

Federal government says officials are seeing the same thing off Alaska and Washington state

New police force in Surrey must avoid VPD, RCMP errors made in Pickton case: Oppal

Boots are scheduled to be on the ground by spring 2021

POLL: Should there be a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers?

We’ve all heard them, and most likely cursed them under our breath.… Continue reading

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of Aug. 23

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Striking Western Forest Products workers could lose benefits in September

Union, forest company at odds over Vancouver Island benefit payments as strike enters third month

Conan turns to the Property Brothers for tips on buying Greenland

Jonathan Scott suggests removing glaciers and mountains to bring in ‘more natural light’

Forests minister visits B.C. town rocked by multiple mill shutdowns

A third of Mackenzie turns out for rally, not much to cheer about

B.C. music teacher accused of sexual misconduct involving girls

Police believe other victims could be out there after the arrest of Lamar Victor Alviar

Most Read