News & Reviews

09/07/2016

Virginia Symphony Orchestra to Perform the Magical Music of Harry Potter

Just in time for Halloween, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra will present a special concert certain to cast a spell on audiences of all ages. Join the ...
08/26/2016

Virginia Symphony to perform free concert ‘Under the Stars’ at W&M

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert at William & Mary’s Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka on Sept. 1. Gates wi...
08/26/2016

'Symphony Under the Stars' a start to the season

Beneath the relaxed atmosphere of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra's "Symphony Under the Stars" outdoor concerts lies an air of excitement and anticipa...
08/26/2016

Virginia Symphony Orchestra returning to Yorktown

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will return to Yorktown for its 20th annual outdoor concert. Historic Yorktown will host the orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Se...
08/08/2016

Virginia Symphony to hold free local concerts

The sounds of the symphony will fill the air this September. The Virginia Symphony Orchestra invites family and friends to experience Virginia’s pre...
06/07/2016

David Bowie and Star Wars: the Virginia Symphony Orchestra gets around

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs two very different pops concerts this weekend that each pose a riddle about keeping the beat. (And, “Star W...
06/07/2016

Show features songs of space oddities and Jedi knights

In a way, Benjamin Rous feels like there are two kinds of people in the world — those who love symphonic music, and those who have never heard it. A...
06/07/2016

Grant supports symphony’s work with historically black churches

The National Endowment for the Arts has approved a $15,000 grant to support the Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s Harmony Project. NEA Chairman Jane Chu...
05/10/2016

National honor for Virginia Symphony Orchestra musical director JoAnn Falletta

JoAnn Falletta has just completed her 25th season as musical director of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Her work here has been exemplary, and it has...
04/24/2016

Virginia Symphony Orchestra Announces Upcoming Williamsburg Classics Season

From classical music staples to holiday favorites to whimsical folk songs, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s recently announced 2016-17 Williamsburg...