Near Brentwood Bay in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
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.
Location. 48° 33.891′ N, 123° 28.247′ W. Marker is near Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. 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, British Columbia 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 line); Above The Sunken Garden 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 388 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.