2018 Events

Spirit of the North will be presenting over 25 exciting concerts and workshops in Smithers. Once again we bring the north internationally-renowned musicians, chamber music, interactive events, and symphony concerts – all in 3 days! Mark your calendars for August 16 – 18, 2018.

Festival Artists

This year’s festival features artists from the north and beyond: pianist and conductor Les Dala, the Musica Antiga baroque orchestra, Vancouver Opera principal violist Tawnya Popoff, Smithers’ own Roxi Dykstra back from Europe, the Gordan Urban Jazz Ensemble, and the incredible music-making of the Orchestra North Summer Program!

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About the Festival

Held in beautiful Smithers, BC, the Spirit of the North Festival brings high quality classical music to the north. Featuring world-class musicians, full orchestras, and new compositions, the festival will showcase a variety of styles, and will offer artists and audiences alike the opportunity to experience everything from classic favourites to new avenues of expression in music.

Concert venues

Bethel Reformed Church

3115 Gould Place

Smithers, BC

Bovill Square

1089 Main St

Smithers, BC

Central Park Building / CICK Stage

1425 Main St

Smithers, BC