Dancing in the Street – The Music of Motown • 11/23 & 11/24

Friday, November 23, 2018 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PM Saturday, November 24, 2018 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PM Experience the magic of MOTOWN! Come sing along to smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops,...

Winter Dreams • 11/30 & 12/2

Friday, November 30, 2018 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PM Sunday, December 2, 2018 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM “Winter is coming….” Usher in the season with the VSO in a program that pays homage to...

Handel’s Messiah • 12/13 – 12/15

Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Regent University, Virginia Beach | 8PM (Regent Classics Series) Friday, December 14, 2018 | First Baptist Church, Newport News | 8PM Saturday, December 15, 2018 | Harrison Opera House, Norfolk | 8PM Join the Virginia Symphony...

Holiday Brass • 12/12-12/16

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | Chesapeake Conference Center, Chesapeake | 7PM Friday, December 14, 2018 | St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg | 8PM Saturday, December 15, 2018 | Regent University Chapel, Virginia Beach | 7PM Sunday, December 16, 2018 |...

Thanksgiving weekend! 

Bring the whole family and celebrate the magic of Motown!

Friday, November 23 | 8PM
Chrysler Hall, Norfolk

Saturday, November 24 | 8PM
Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News

Experience the magic of MOTOWN! Come sing along to smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations and the one and only Stevie Wonder. Songs include Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Reach Out I’ll Be There, Dancing In The Street, I Heard it Through The Grapevine, My Girl, Superstition and more. Audiences will be transformed by the powerful music of Motown with these authentic arrangements and exciting, young talented singers.

Gonzalo Farias, conductor
Chester Gregory, vocalist
Michael Lynche, vocalist
Celisse Henderson, vocalist



The Virginia Symphony reaches 100,000 concert-goers and 45,000 students and lifelong learners across southeastern Virginia each year, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg! As a cultural cornerstone for the region, we support many partners who share our mission to promote equal access to the arts. In the spirit of the holidays, we invite you to view a free stream of our recent performance in collaboration with Christopher Newport University’s Arts for All program, featuring Broadway composer Drew Gasparini! Click below to see the full performance: we thank all of you who help make programs like this possible, and we hope you enjoy experiencing a different flavor of the VSO!

Click the image below to watch video. Link expires after Christmas.

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