VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS COMIC CONCERT
HAMPTON ROADS, VA [October 19, 2018] – BOOM! POW! CRASH! The VSO is back with an action-packed concert featuring pop culture’s favorite comic book heroes!

On Saturday, October 27, at 7:30PM, at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
, conductor Benjamin Rous and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra set the stagefor an evening of high-flying, hard-hitting musical adventure with music from Superman, The Dark Knight, Spider-Man, and more! 
Come in costume and nerd-out with the most super symphony in Virginia!

Tickets for Comic Concert range in price from $25 to $65. To purchase, call 757.892.6366, visit www.virginiasymphony.org or stop by the Virginia Symphony Box Office at 150 Boush Street, Suite 201, Norfolk, VA 23510 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

The concert is in partnership with Hampton and Tidewater Comicon and StarFire Festival.

The repertoire for the concert is as follows:

Williams: Krypton Fanfare
Elfman: Batman Theme
Howard: Dark Knight Suite
Ritmanis: Justice League: A Symphonic Adventure for Orchestra
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
Giacchino: Music from “The Incredibles”
Lynne: Mr. Blue Sky
Elfman: Music from “Spider-Man”
Powell: X-Men: The Last Stand – Suite
Ottman: Fantastic Four – Main Titles
Ottman: X-Men: Days of Future Past – End Titles
Williams: Star Wars Suite
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

 

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As the region’s most celebrated musical, educational and entrepreneurial arts organization, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra continues to challenge expectations and push the boundaries of what an American orchestra can be – even as it approaches its 100th anniversary in 2020.
At the heart of the VSO’s narrative is innovation.  In 1991 the VSO made a very bold move in appointing the gifted young American conductor JoAnn Falletta as its music director. Since then, the orchestra has received national attention for its unique mission serving a home area of 1.7 million across the diverse communities of southeastern Virginia.  Through appearances at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall and commitment to adventurous programming, the VSO and its musicians have been highlighted in the media including The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Public Radio and BBC Worldwide News.
As the largest arts performing organization in southeastern Virginia, the VSO and VSO Chorus present more than 150 concerts and events to educate, enlighten and entertain more than 100,000 residents and visitors each year. Recent innovations include health and wellness programs, including interactive therapeutic experiences for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.  As it approaches its Centennial year, the Orchestra and its legions of fans look forward with anticipation as the VSO conducts a worldwide search for its next music director.

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October 19, 2018

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