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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Brentwood Bay in Capital, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
 

Concert Lawn

 
 
Concert Lawn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Concert Lawn Marker
Inscription.  Under the sponsorship of Mr. and Mrs. Ian Ross, the Victoria Symphony Orchestra performed summer concerts on the main lawn between 1953 and 1967. Conducted by Hans Gruber they featured many international artists such as Teresa Stratas, Bernard Turgeon and Grace Bumbry. On occasion guest conductors were invited to lead the orchestra.
 
Erected by The Butchart Gardens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentHorticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 48° 33.891′ N, 123° 28.247′ W. Marker is near Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, in Capital. Marker and Concert Lawn are at The Butchart Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay BC V8M 1J8, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seed & Fireworks Fields (a few steps from this marker); Organ Pavillion (a few steps from this marker); Coast Salish Totem Poles (within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Garden History (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct
Concert Lawn and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Concert Lawn and Marker
Bandshell in distance
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line); Above The Sunken Garden (about 120 meters away); Fountain of the Three Sturgeons (about 150 meters away); The Sunken Garden (about 150 meters away); The Japanese Garden (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Butchart Gardens. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Butchart Gardens on Facebook. (Submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Concert Lawn and Bandshell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. Concert Lawn and Bandshell
Concert Lawn and Bandshell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
4. Concert Lawn and Bandshell
The Butchart Gardens Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
5. The Butchart Gardens Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 26, 2022