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VSO: Mu­si­cal Leg­ends and Fairy Tales

Ex­plore pop­u­lar leg­ends and fairy tales through mu­sic, with mu­sic from Men­delssohn’s Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream, Humperdinc­k’s Hansel & Gre­tel and more. • Or­pheum The­atre, Feb. 8, 2 p.m., van­cou­ver­sym­

UBCSO and UBC Bands: MO­MEN­Tous

UBC Bands and UBC Sym­phony Orches­tra present a joint con­cert with mu­sic by David Maslanka and Richard Wag­ner. • Chan Cen­tre, UBC, Feb. 9, 8 p.m. • $8, mu­sic.

VSO: A Ro­man­tic Pops Valen­tine

Love and Ro­mance are front and cen­tre as con­duc­tor William Row­son and the VSO per­form mu­sic that will get you in the mood for Valen­tine’s. • Or­pheum The­atre, Feb. 9 and 10, 8 p.m. • van­cou­ver­sym­

MACh III Does Bach

En­joy great mu­sic and con­ver­sa­tions over wine, and cel­e­brate the de­but of a unique ensem­ble — MACh III. • Van­cou­ver Academy of Mu­sic, 1270 Ch­est­nut St. • Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. • $20-$30, in­cludes wine and fin­ger food, my­mu­

Roedde House Clas­si­cal Se­ries

Cel­e­brate love in all its guises this Valen­tine’s Day with so­prano Cather­ine Laub and pi­anist Rita At­trot. • Roedde House Mu­seum, 1415 Bar­clay St., Feb. 11, 4-5 p.m. • $12/$15, brown­pa­pertick­

Strings At­tached

The Van­cou­ver In­ter-Cul­tural Orches­tra joins the Sound of Dragon So­ci­ety for a unique cham­ber con­cert, fea­tur­ing cel­list Bo Peng and his octet Cel­lis­simo, Lan Tung (erhu), and the young string play­ers of the Rich­mond Delta Youth Orches­tra. • Or­pheum An­nex, Feb. 11, 3:30 p.m. • $15-$30,

If Mu­sic Be the Food of Love

Cliff Ri­d­ley, bari­tone, and Danielle Marcinek, pi­ano present songs by Henry Pur­cell, Ger­ald Finzi, and Roger Quil­ter. • Rosary Hall, 650 Richards St. • Feb. 13, 1 p.m. • Free, cliffri­d­

Mu­si­cal Morn­ings: At the Movies

Guest nar­ra­tor David Mann will join cel­e­brated pi­anists Eliz­a­beth and Mar­cel Bergmann for mu­sic from the big screen. • Feb. 14: Ev­er­green Cul­tural Cen­tre, Co­quit­lam, $15/$22, ev­er­green­cul­tur­al­cen­ • Feb. 15: Sur­rey Arts Cen­tre, $25/$32, tick­ets.sur­

Valen­tine’s Can­dle­light Con­cert

The Van­cou­ver Cham­ber Play­ers present a can­dle­light con­cert fea­tur­ing the artistry of vir­tu­oso gui­tarists Louise South­wood and Stan­ton Jack fol­lowed by a five­course din­ner with cham­pagne and canapés. • Univer­sity Women’s Club of Van­cou­ver, Feb. 14, 5:30-9 p.m. • $95, www.uwc­van­cou­

Wed­nes­day Noon Hours

David Gil­lam vi­o­lin, Eric Wil­son cello, Richard Min­gus horn, Ju­lia Chien per­cus­sion, and Corey Hamm pi­ano per­form pieces for a va­ri­ety of in­stru­men­tal en­sem­bles, from a clas­sic pi­ano trio to eclec­tic cello duos. • Bar­nett Hall, UBC • Feb. 14, noon • $5 at the door (cash only), mu­

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