Corporate Support

Thanks to the generous support of corporations, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is able to continue to work towards its mission to inspire, educate and connect audiences of all ages throughout Hampton Roads.

To learn more about southeastern Virginia’s premier cultural institution and to explore the possibilities a partnership would provide your company, please contact Linda Dyer, Director of Development, at 757-213-1412 or ldyer@virginiasymphony.org.
Included below are our Corporate Supporters who have provided cash or trade sponsorship as of November 1, 2019.

The VSO is please to welcome the following series sponsors to our 100th anniversary season!

Regional Presenting Sponsor
Norfolk Pops Series Sponsor
Ferguson Pops Series Sponsor

Special Thanks to Our Corporate Supporters

Business Consortium for the Arts Support Members

Since 1988 the Business Consortium for Arts Support has provided the Virginia Symphony Orchestra with nearly $3,500,000 in general operating support. The VSO would like to thank the following businesses for their contributions:

Atlantic Dominion Distributors/Hoffman Beverage
Bank of America
Birdsong Corporation
Davenport & Company LLC
Dixon Hughes Goodman
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
The Dragas Companies

Hampton Roads Community Foundation
J.L. Camp Foundations, Inc.
Kaufman & Canoles
Norfolk Southern Foundation
Palladium Registered Investment Advisors
Patricia and Douglas Perry Foundation
Southern Bank

Virginia Natural Gas, Inc.
Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C.
Wells Fargo Foundation
Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, LLC
Willcox & Savage, P.C.
Williams Mullen

VSO Guest Artist: Andrew von Oeyen

Hailed worldwide for his elegant and insightful interpretations, balanced artistry and brilliant technique, Andrew von Oeyen has established himself as one of the most captivating pianists of his generation.

Since his debut at age 16 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Mr. von Oeyen has extended his interpretive voice to a broad spectrum of repertoire as both a soloist and recitalist. He has collaborated with such ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Saint Louis Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Mariinsky Orchestra, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, Grant Park Orchestra, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony, Utah Symphony, Orchestre Symphonique de Marseille, Geneva Chamber Orchestra, Spoleto USA Orchestra, Slovenian Philharmonic and Slovak Philharmonic. As both soloist and conductor he has led concerti and orchestral works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel and Kurt Weill. On July 4, 2009, he performed at the U.S. Capitol with the National Symphony in “A Capitol Fourth,” reaching millions worldwide in the multi-award winning PBS live telecast.

‍Mr. von Oeyen has appeared in recital at Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall in London, Lincoln Center in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Boston’s Symphony Hall, Zürich’s Tonhalle, Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Hall, St. Petersburg’s Philharmonia, Dublin’s National Concert Hall, Royce Hall in Los Angeles, Herbst Theater in San Francisco, Spivey Hall in Atlanta, Sala São Paulo, Teatro Olimpico in Rome, in Mexico City, Hanoi, Macau, and in every major concert hall of Japan and South Korea. Festival appearances include Aspen, Ravinia, Grant Park, Mainly Mozart, Saratoga, Schubertiade, Spoleto, Brevard, Grand Teton, Chautauqua and the Mariinsky’s “Stars of the White Nights.”

Mr. von Oeyen has recorded for Warner Classics since 2017. His albums under that label, including works for piano and orchestra by Saint-Saëns, Ravel and Gershwin and a disc including Debussy’s Fantaisie pour Piano et Orchestre, have been met with critical acclaim. Mr. von Oeyen has also recorded award-winning recital albums of Liszt, Debussy, and Stravinsky under the Delos label.

Mr. von Oeyen, of German and Dutch origin, was born in the U.S. He began his piano studies at age 5 and made his solo orchestral debut at age 10. An alumnus of Columbia University and graduate of The Juilliard School, where his principal teachers were Herbert Stessin and Jerome Lowenthal, he also worked with Alfred Brendel and Leon Fleisher. He won the prestigious Gilmore Young Artist Award in 1999 and also took First Prize in the Léni Fé Bland Foundation National Piano Competition in 2001. Mr. von Oeyen lives in Paris and Los Angeles.