HAMPTON ROADS, VA [October 26, 2018] – The Virginia Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with Sentara Healthcare, will present a special presentation, Music and Medicine, this November. Joined by Dr. Kamal Chemali and resident pianist Prisca Benoit of Sentara’s Music...read more
8.21.18 | FREE CONCERTS UNDER THE STARS HIGHLIGHT LABOR DAY WEEKEND BY THE VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
HAMPTON ROADS, VA [August 21, 2018] – Scenic outdoor venues across Hampton Roads – including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Williamsburg and Yorktown – will each host Virginia Symphony Orchestra concerts “Under the Stars” August 30 through September 2, as part of its...read more
VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS HAMPTON ROADS, VA [AUGUST 16, 2018] – The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is excited to welcome two new members to its board of directors. With them they bring considerable experience in organizational leadership...read more
The City of Norfolk & Virginia Symphony Orchestra hosts second annual event HAMPTON ROADS, VA [AUGUST 17, 2018] – Whether voice or violin, guitar or trumpet, Norfolk is coming together around music to promote healing and peace Community musicians will perform...read more
HAMPTON ROADS, VA [July 27, 2018] – BOOM! POW! CRASH! The VSO is back with an action-packed concert featuring pop culture’s favorite comic book heroes! On Sunday, October 27, at 7:30PM, at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, the Virginia Symphony sets the stage...read more
HAMPTON ROADS, VA [July 17, 2018] – Single tickets for the Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-2019 season will go on sale Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. In its 98th season, the orchestra will present five series of Classical, POPS and family concerts in eight...read more
News & Reviews
By Rebecca Evans Last weekend, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra commenced their 2018-2019 season with performances at the Ferguson Center for the Arts, Chrysler Hall, and the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. The show, titled Pictures at an Exhibition, featured...read more
By Dan Duke The Virginian-Pilot Aug 23, 2018 The power of music and love will be on display at a special event Sunday in Norfolk. And for music lovers, the event offers a chance for amateurs to play and sing with real pros. The Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus...read more
By John Shulson Sept. 26, 2018 While the opening program of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s season Friday in the Ferguson Center, classified it as “Pictures at an Exhibition,” by far the work that captured the attention of the audience and the evening was guest...read more
In a new ad focused on Macy’s fall collection, BBDO continues its “Find the Remarkable You” campaign by featuring six women from different walks of professional life, yet bound together by their talent, leadership and achievements. The group is impressive, inspiring...read more
9.15.18 | With clock ticking with Virginia Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta takes it ‘one concert at a time’
She knows what her last number will be. The sly smile on JoAnn Falletta’s face makes that clear. But she’s not telling. She has been the music director for the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for 27 years, far longer than any of her 10 predecessors. This spring she...read more
August 28, 2018 By Montague Gammon III Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s final outdoor summer, free admission, Symphony by the Sea concert fires off an intercontinental musical mix of short works by and about accomplished and powerful women, bracketed by tributes to the...read more
Find YOUR Reason to go to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Patrons of the Virginia Symphony describe some of the reasons they go to the Virginia Symphony’s concerts. Watch what they have to say, then Find YOUR Reason.
Find YOUR Reason to Give to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra
The Virginia Symphony relies on the generosity of individuals in the community to ensure that we continue to bring premiere world-class music to Hampton Roads and to directly impact the lives of students and residents of our community through the our education and community outreach programs. In this video you will hear three of our patrons describe the reasons they give to the Virginia Symphony. Have you found YOUR reason?
JoAnn Falletta: 20 Years of Magic with the Virginia Symphony
A loving tribute from friends and musicians as JoAnn Falletta celebrates her 20th season as Music Director of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
A special message to the people of Japan from Music Director JoAnn Falletta
In light of the tragic events taking place in Japan due to the earthquake and tsunami, VSO Music DirectorJoAnn Falletta has recorded a special message to the people of Japan from the Virginia Symphony. Several of our musicians have family members living in Japan, and our thoughts and prayers are with them at this time. Special thanks to Hitomi Tsuchiya, our principal librarian, for providing the translation.
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Education Programs
Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 31st Street Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront | 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...
Sunday, July 28, 2019 | Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterside | 7:30PM Presented by The Patricia & Douglas Perry Foundation6pm-10pmFree & open to the public!The concert begins at 7:30 pm. Gonzalo Farias, conductor VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT IN...
Thursday, August 15, 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...
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...