Schools and community groups are invited to observe the orchestra’s working rehearsals. These rehearsals offer an intimate view of the musicians and conductor in the artistic process of preparing a concert. Admission to these rehearsals is $5 per person.
Contact James Justice, Education & Community Engagement Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org to make reservations.
Reservations are available for the following rehearsals:
Holst’s The Planets
Wednesday, September 20th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Norfolk
Rehearsing works by Holst, Svane, and Ellisor with Victor Wooten, electric bass, and JoAnn Falletta, VSO Music Director. Reserved for ODU Music Students.
Wednesday, November 1st, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, Norfolk
Rehearsing works by Bach and Mendelssohn with Simone Dinnerstein, pianist, and Benjamin Rous, VSO Resident Conductor.
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, Virginia Beach
Rehearsing Messiah with orchestra, chorus, and soloists and conductor Adam Turner.
Thursday, March 8th, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Norfolk
Rehearing works by Glass and Rimsky-Korsakov with Michael Laubach, VSO Principal Timpanist, Robert Cross, VSO Principal Percussionist, and Eric Jacobsen, conductor.
POPS: The Music of John Williams
Saturday, March 24th, 2018: 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Norfolk
Rehearsing works by John Williams with Benjamin Rous, VSO Resident Conductor.
Carmina Burana, Plus a World Premiere!
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Norfolk
Rehearsing Orff’s Carmina Burana with JoAnn Falletta.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 8PM | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 8PM | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 2:30PM | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach Wagner’s 15-hour Ring Cycle is to opera...
Sunday, October 29, 2017 | 3 PM | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join Robert Shoup and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for a ghoulish afternoon of monstrous fun! The Orchestra will perform some of the spookiest...
Friday, November 3, 2017| 8PM | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 8PM | Chrysler Hall, Norfolk Sunday, November 5, 2017| 2:30PM | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach We mark the 500th Anniversary of the...
Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 8PM | Crosswalk Community Church, Williamsburg Saturday, November 11, 2017 | 8PM | Regent University, Virginia Beach The second installment of the series begins with Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály’s Dances of Galanta. Kodály based the...