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.
Songs For A Dreamer – A Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr. • 1/19

Songs For A Dreamer – A Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr. • 1/19

Sunday, January 19, 2020 | Booker T. Washington High School | 7PM Join the City of Norfolk and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for this annual celebration of the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This concert is part of the VSO’s Harmony Project - a...

Music and Spirits • 1/23

Music and Spirits • 1/23

Thursday, January 23, 2020 | Copper Fox Distillery, Williamsburg | 5PM Join us for an intimate evening of music, spirits and mingling!  Internationally renowned Scottish conductor Douglas Boyd joins a VSO Brass Quintet for a unique sensory experience. Excerpts from...

Intermission: Professional Development for Musicians • 1/25

Intermission: Professional Development for Musicians • 1/25

Saturday, January 25, 2020 | Diehn Center for the Performing Arts | 10AM Join violinist Elena Urioste in a session connecting the mind, body, and spirit of your music-making through an introduction to yoga, Saturday, January 25 at 10:00a.m. at the Diehn Center for the...

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique • 1/24-1/26

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique • 1/24-1/26

Friday, January 24, 2020 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PMSaturday, January 25, 2020 | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk | 8PMSunday, January 26, 2020 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 2:30PM Glasgow-born conductor Douglas Boyd enjoyed a...