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Recognized as one of the nation's leading regional symphony orchestras, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO) has enriched the cultural life of the Hampton Roads community for more than nine decades. Recent great achievements of the Virginia Symphony under the baton of Music Director JoAnn Falletta include five compact disc recordings for national release, a performance of Peter and the Wolf which was aired on National Public Radio, and groundbreaking performances at the Kennedy Center and New York's Carnegie Hall.

The Virginia Symphony annually performs more than 140 Classical, Pops, Family, Education and Outreach concerts, including orchestral support of the acclaimed Virginia Opera, Virginia Arts Festival, and Virginia Ballet.

Click here to go to The Virginia Symphony Orchestra's main website for ticketing, concert schedule, and more!

The Virginia Symphony performs a free concert at Lake Matoaka at The College of William and Mary An estimated 2,000 concert-goers enjoy The Virginia Symphony Orchestra's free, season-opening performance at the Lake Matoaka amphitheatre on the grounds of The College of William and Mary each year.

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JoAnn FalettaJoAnn Falletta, Director

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