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 to ODU students only for the following rehearsals:
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM,
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.
Sunday, August 26, 2018 | Scope Arena, Norfolk | 4:30 - 6 PM Check-in begins at 2:30. Optional Community Rehearsal 3:30-4:00 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...
Thursday, August 30 | Lake Matoaka Amphitheater, Williamsburg | 7:00PM - 9:00PM Saturday, September 1 | Yorktown Riverwalk Landing | 7:30PM - 9:30PM Sunday, September 2 | Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake | 7:30PM - 9:30PM Grab your picnic baskets and lawn...
Friday, August 31 | Waterside District, Downtown Norfolk | 7PM Celebrate the start of Labor Day weekend with a free concert from the Virginia Symphony Orchestra brass ensemble. Bring a chair or blanket and we'll see you Friday, August 31st! Key, arr. David...
September 6, 2018 | Neptune's Park (31st Street / Atlantic Avenue) | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm The Symphony by the Sea Series, presented by The Breeden Company, is back for another year, and is better than ever! Beachfront pops will once again fill the air for...