Concert Calendar

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01/22/2015 through 01/24/2015

Mendelssohn's Scottish

Mendelssohn’s popular “Scottish” Symphony inspired by the beauty of the countryside is paired with the haunting and deeply expressive melodies o...
01/25/2015

Babar the Elephant

The treasured children’s book character Babar the Elephant comes to life on the Sandler Center stage when the VSO performs Francis Poulenc’s playf...
01/30/2015 through 02/01/2015

Ode to Joy

Beethoven’s ecstatic Ninth Symphony celebrates life and fellowship through the thrilling combination of orchestra and human voice.  JoAnn Falletta ...
02/06/2015 through 02/07/2015

At the Movies with the Music of John Williams

When it comes to music from the world of film, one name stands above all others:  John Williams.  For more than six decades, his celebrated scores h...
02/13/2015 through 02/16/2015

My Classic Valentine

Celebrate the most romantic day of the year by experiencing some of the lushest and most romantic music ever written.  Three selections hand-picked b...
02/27/2015 through 03/01/2015

Dvorak's Cello Concerto

At 6’5”, cellist Amit Peled is a commanding physical presence on the stage, but his artistry is equally profound and charismatic.  Experience Dvo...
03/06/2015 through 03/07/2015

The Music of Benny Goodman

Swing along with the Virginia Symphony and jazz artist Sal Andolina as they pay tribute to the life and music of “The King of Swing” with Benny Go...
03/12/2015 through 03/14/2015

Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante

Four stars of the VSO stage join forces to perform Haydn’s charming Sinfonia Concertante, a work that allows each of them to display their virtuosit...
03/15/2015

Mayhem at the Music Shoppe

  What happens when a curious ferret invades an instrument repair shop at night? Sidesplitting adventure is sure to ensue as the creature explores th...
03/20/2015 through 03/22/2015

Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

It is perhaps the most-played violin concerto of all time and one of the more demanding works for the violin virtuoso - Tchaikovsky’s Concerto for V...