News & Reviews

02/08/2016

Virginia Opera's "Romeo and Juliet" transports audience to a special place By Paul Sayegh Correspon

  By Paul Sayegh Correspondent   French composer Charles Gounod’s take on Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” made a welcome return to the Harr...
02/08/2016

Review: NSU’s Wilder Center gives symphony’s performance a lift

  Paul Sayegh Correspondent   There was a lot to enjoy in the Virginia Symphony’s first concert in its Beethoven Festival on Saturday evening at N...
02/05/2016

Virginia Symphony's Beethoven festival puts spotlight on Sentara's Music and Medicine Center

By Yana Sambert Correspondent   They say music soothes the savage breast. Pianist Prisca Benoit believes music not only soothes, but also heals. As t...
02/04/2016

Virginia Symphony Orchestra announces 2016-2017 Pops season

Virginia Symphony Orchestra announces 2016-2017 Pops season Following the release of its upcoming Classics season, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra has...
02/01/2016

Black History Month begins, step shows and big-name comedians | Top 10 events this week

Black History Month begins, step shows and big-name comedians | Top 10 events this week   Colonial Williamsburg's "Let Freedom Ring: A Call to Heal a...
01/26/2016

Dynamic Tchaikovsky from Paremski in Virginia

  Dynamic Tchaikovsky from Paremski in Virginia By Phillip Nones, 25 January 2016 This concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and its music direc...
01/26/2016

Virginia Symphony Orchestra announces 2016-2017 Classics season

Virginia Symphony Orchestra announces 2016-2017 Classics season   As music director of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta said she striv...
01/26/2016

Start Spreading the News: Va Symphony Takes on Sinatra

This is a story about two men. The first is a seasoned professional. The second is not quite in his rookie year, but pretty new to the game. Sketch th...
01/22/2016

Virginia Symphony Orchestra announces its 2016-1017 season

Virginia Symphony Orchestra announces its 2016-1017 season The Virginian-Pilot   The Virginia Symphony Orchestra has announced the lineup for its 201...
01/21/2016

Virginia Symphony celebrates Sinatra centennial

Continuing its 2015-2016 Pops season, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra celebrates Sinatra, who would've turned 100 in December, with an upcoming perfor...