This Saturday, October 31st, The Kingston Symphony will perform their first ever Halloween concert. The Symphonic Spooktacular will include performances from The Kingston Symphony as well as The Kingston Choral Society, and rumour has it there will be some special guests gracing the stage as well.
While not always a term used to refer to the symphony, Maestro Evan Mitchell describes Saturday’s show as a “bash”. The whole orchestra will be dressed up and the audience is encouraged to do so as well. Prizes will be given for best costumes during intermission and there will be an audio visual component to the concert as well. While most people might expect to hear works such as scores from scary movies, Mitchell says the KSO will be going a different route:
We’re going to be performing a lot of music that’s not the cliche kind of orchestral music one would normally associate with a Halloween concert. Quite often you would expect to hear something like Night on Bald Mountain, but we’re straying away from that. We’re going a bit more over the top, a bit more epic. It’s going to be a lot of fun.
The concert will begin at 7:30pm at The Grand Theatre. The start time allows time for trick or treating and for more fun following the concert. Tickets are available at the Grand Theatre Box Office and online and we also have three pair to give away!