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Behind the Notes

Meet the artists and discover the orchestra experience from a new perspective during Behind the Notes, a pre-concert talk hosted by Music Director JoAnn Falletta or Resident Conductor Benjamin Rous. These casual presentations give you a special look at the music of the day as well as the music-makers themselves. One hour before each Classics Concert.  

Free to ticket holders!

Afternoon Encores • 5/28 & 5/30

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | Denbigh Community Center, Newport News | 2PM Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Virginia Beach Convention Center, Virginia Beach | 2PM Enjoy a look back in time with familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes.Join the musicians of the Virginia...

Symphony of Wines • 5/31

Friday, May 31, 2019 | Zeiders American Dream Theatre, Virginia Beach | 6:30pm For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Emily Barnhill at ebarnhill@virginiasymphony.org or 757-213-1412

Symphony Under The Stars • 6/1

Saturday, June 1, 2019 | Gloucester Village, Gloucester | 8PM Celebrating its 13th year making music accessible to everyone! The Cook Foundation presents the Symphony under the Stars FREE Family Concert. The concert will be given by the Virginia Symphony orchestra....

Symphony on the Lawn • 6/2

Sunday, June 2, 2019 | The Cavalier Hotel, Virginia Beach | 7:30PM Summer nights. Beautifully orchestrated. You’re invited to enjoy an unforgettable evening of music, champagne and great company, as the Virginia Symphony Orchestra plays on the lawn of the historic...