The University of Victoria Orchestra performs in the Farquhar Auditorium located in the University Centre.

Box Office and Ticket Information

Tickets may be purchased through the UVic Ticket Centre located in the University Centre.

In Person
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

By Phone

Tickets available at the door for all events. Concerts held in University Centre Farquhar Auditorium are reserved seating. Tickets prices are inclusive of GST and service charges. Students, UVic alumni, and seniors are entitled to the reduced ticket price when offered.

For School of Music concerts held at the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium:

  • Tickets are complimentary for UVic students with a valid ONECard. Reserve tickets in advance or at the door. 
  • Special rates are available for large groups including elementary, middle and high school students. Large groups must reserve up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for reduced ticket pricing. Contact us for details!

NEW! Crescendo Card

What is it?

The Crescendo Card is a flexible 5-concert punch and bonus card offering huge savings on tickets.

What do you get?

Purchase a Crescendo Card for the 2016/17 concert season and you will receive:
  • Admission to any five School of Music concerts in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall or the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium* (up to $100 value)
  • One Bring a Friend voucher for a School of Music concert in the Farquhar Auditorium listed in our On the Pulse brochure or online calendar (up to $20 value).
  • Complimentary coffee or tea at The Lounge concession for concerts in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.

*Membership excludes admission to the Lafayette String Quartet concerts February 3–9, 2017.

What does it cost?

$80: Regular
$60: Seniors

How does it work?

  • Reserve concert tickets in advance by visiting the UVic Ticket Centre in person, located in the University Centre.
  • Present your card at the door/box office. Please plan to arrive at least 20 minutes in advance of the concert start time.
  • Always present your card and have it stamped by a box office attendant to redeem tickets.
  • Share your Crescendo Card with a friend to redeem two tickets at any event.
  • Show your card at The Lounge concession to receive complimentary coffee or tea.
  • Entry cannot be guaranteed for sold-out events.
  • 2016/17 Crescendo Card is valid until March 30, 2017

Purchase a card

* Cards may be delivered by mail or picked up from the UVic Ticket Centre.

  • At the door of a School of Music ticketed event (cash or credit card accepted at the door).

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