Butchart Gardens Concert Featuring Bernard Turgeon, July 1955

In the early 1950’s the Butchart Gardens started hosting evening concerts. Here is a July 1955 newspaper advertisement for Butchart Gardens concerts on 14 July 1955 and 21 July 1955 featuring Canadian Opera Company singer Bernard Turgeon (1931-2016). This concert was also the first time the Victoria Symphony Orchestra performed at Butchart Gardens. Here are […]

Butchart Gardens Concert Program, 5 July 1965

The photo below is a Victoria newspaper advertisement about the Butchart Gardens Concert Program on 5 July 1965. The Victoria Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Otto Werner Mueller, performed a program which included: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Serenade in G major KV 525, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Edvard Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite 1 & 2; Mozart […]