Fraser Valley Symphony season opener this weekend

On Nov. 15, the Fraser Valley Symphony holds its first concert of the season, featuring Andrew Greenwood – baritone

The Fraser Valley Symphony features Andrew Greenwood – baritone at their first concert of the 2015-16 season on Nov.15.

Returning for his third performance with the Symphony, Greenwood has enjoyed a dual career as both a firefighter with the City of Vancouver and an opera singer.

Greenwood’s rich, resonant tone will fill the orchestra hall as he sings the great Toreador Aria from Carmen and a variety of seasonal songs including Oh Holy Night, Gesu Bambino and Carol of the Drum.

The audience will also be invited to sing along to For Unto Us A Child is Born from Messiah with the FVS.

Greenwood has performed with Pacific Opera Victoria, Burnaby Lyric Opera, UBC Opera and numerous other opera companies in B.C. He has also performed in operas in Switzerland, Spain, Germany and the Czech Republic.

The concert is at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way in Abbotsford at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students and $5 for children 12 and under.

Purchase tickets at www.fraservalleysymphony.org or at Act 1 Music, 5784 203 St. in Langley.