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Chris Thile

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Here's a program to delight the imagination, tickle the funnybone, and spur conversation long after the last note rings out!   GRAMMY-winning mandolinist Chris Thile's witty new "narrative song cycle for extroverted mandolinist and orchestra" – co-commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Virginia Symphony Orchestra – tells, plays, and sings the true story of when […]

COFFEE CONCERT: Beethoven Celebration with Eric & Colin Jacobsen

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Eric Jacobsen, conductor Colin Jacobsen, violin Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto, III. Rondo. Allegro Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4, I. Adagio - Allegro vivace Music Director Eric Jacobsen welcomes his brother, accomplished violinist Colin Jacobsen, to perform with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for our annual Beethoven celebration! Beethoven’s triumphant […]

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Eric & Colin Jacobsen

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Eric Jacobsen, conductor Colin Jacobsen, violin Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto Music Director Eric Jacobsen welcomes his brother, accomplished violinist Colin Jacobsen, to perform with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for our annual Beethoven celebration! Beethoven’s triumphant Violin Concerto is one of the most beloved […]

Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

JoAnn Falletta, conductor Brendon Elliott, violin Virginia Symphony Orchestra Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus Lili Boulanger: Psalm 24 Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concerto in A major, Op.5 No 2   Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, "Organ" As part of the Lafayette 200 celebration, Music Director Laureate JoAnn Falletta leads the Virginia Symphony Orchestra & Chorus […]

Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Thomas Wilkins, conductor Michelle Cann, piano Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 Rachmaninoff’s sweepingly romantic Second Symphony under the baton of VSO Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Wilkins will enchant you with its heartfelt melodies. Liszt’s First Piano Concerto is a dazzling vehicle to highlight […]

A Gospel Christmas featuring a Tribute to Richard Smallwood

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Dr. Henry Panion, III, conductor Gospel Choir led by Minister Earl Bynum The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is overjoyed to welcome Dr. Henry Panion back to Chrysler Hall to lead a soulful celebration of the season featuring a community gospel choir led by Minister Earl Bynum (Director of The Mount Unity Choir). We’ll also celebrate one […]

Holiday POPS!

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Robert Shoup, conductor Virginia Symphony Orchestra Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus Join us for the must-see holiday tradition of the season – Holiday POPS! There’s no better way to lift your spirits than with seasonal songs and traditional carols delivered in full sound and spectacle by the Virginia Symphony and special guests. Holiday POPS will have […]

Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Experience the magic of MOTOWN! This program features smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Temptations and the one and only Stevie Wonder. Songs include “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” “Dancing In The Street,” “I Heard it Through […]

One Night Only: Adrienne Warren with the VSO

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is proud to share the stage with Adrienne Warren--Hampton Roads native and Tony award-winner for her starring role in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. Don’t miss this phenomenal hometown performance showcasing the immense talent that captivated audiences from Broadway to London’s West End. Adrienne Warren is a native of Chesapeake, Virginia […]

Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony

Chrysler Hall 215 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA, United States

Thomas Wilkins, conductor Demarre McGill, flute Missy Mazzoli: Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) C.P.E. Bach: Concerto for Flute in D minor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter” Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Wilkins returns to lead Mozart’s final symphony. Considered the crowning achievement of his symphonic compositions, it was nicknamed for the king of the Roman […]