Foundation and Government Support

Thanks to the generous support of foundations and government entities, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is able to continue to work towards its mission to inspire, educate and connect audiences of all ages throughout Hampton Roads. All of our institutional funders and in-kind sponsors are listed below with links to their respective websites, where available.

The following supporters have made grant committments or gifts as of December 31, 2017.

Our Foundation and Government Supporters

The Michael and Noreen Becci Foundation  | The Camp Foundation | The Alan and Esther Fleder Foundation | Franklin Southampton Charities | Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation | Maihs Foundation | Mathews Community Foundation | The Pruden Foundation | Rouse-Bottom Foundation | Southeastern Virginia Community Foundation | Suffolk Foundation | Tidewater Children’s Foundation | J. Edwin Treakle Foundation | Virginia and John L. Sinclair Foundation  | Wells Fargo Foundation | Williamsburg Community Foundation
The season is made possible in part through sponsorships by the Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission, Newport News Arts Commission, City of Norfolk, Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission, Suffolk Fine Arts Commission, City of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission, City of Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission, and the York County Arts Commission.

Symphony Under the Stars • 8/29 – 9/1

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Lake Matoaka Amphitheater, Williamsburg | 7PMSaturday, August 31, 2019 | Yorktown Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown | 7:30PMSunday, September 1, 2019 | Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake | 7:30PM Grab your picnic baskets and lawn chairs and settle...

Symphony by the Sea • 9/5

Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 31st Street Park, Virginia Beach | 7:30PM Neptune Festival's Symphony by the Sea Concert Series, presented by The Breeden Company, is back for its 9th year, and is better than ever! Located in 31st Street Park at the Virginia Beach...

CommUNITY Play-In & Sing-Along • 9/8

Sunday, September 8, 2019 | Scope Arena, Norfolk | 4:30PM Join the VSO in a celebration of brotherhood, unity, and peace in remembrance of 9-11. Created in 2017 in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, this annual event embraces our community’s cultural...

Rachmaninoff and Ravel • 9/13-9/15

Friday, September 13, 2019 | Ferguson Center For the Arts, Newport News | 8PMSaturday, September 14, 2019 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PMSunday, September 15, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM To launch her final season as Music Director,...