Guest Conductor Damon Gupton takes the podium for Tchaikovsky’s epic Fifth Symphony, which depicts a journey from darkness to triumphant light. It’s full of passion, drama and some of Tchaikovsky’s greatest tunes. Concertmaster Daniel Sender is the soloist for Samuel Barber’s deeply lyrical Violin Concerto, and the concert opens with Rossini’s jubilant Overture to Semiramide.
This beloved community tradition, featuring the UVA University Singers, is brimming over with your favorite holiday tunes, including “Let it Snow,” “The Twelve Days of Christmas“and “Sleigh Ride.” You’ll also enjoy traditional classics like the “Hallelujah” Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.
Meet and talk with Charlottesville Symphony Principal Musicians Kelly Sulick, Flute; Kelly Peral, Oboe; and Katy Ambrose, Horn. Enjoy an informal musical performance and light refreshments. Sunday, October 38, from 3:00p - 4:15pm at The Lodge at Old Trail in Crozet. No reservations required - all are welcome!
Benjamin Rous appeared on WTJU last week to talk about the Symphony's fall 2018 programs.
Tickets to all 2018-19 Symphony concerts, including the ever-popular Family Holiday Concerts, go on sale through the UVA Arts Box Office now! Click below to view the entire season and purchase your tickets.
The Charlottesville Symphony family mourns the loss of Rachel Duncan who passed away on August 8th. Rachel joined the orchestra as Principal Trumpet in 2015 and was also the Lecturer in Trumpet at the University of Virginia. She was a gifted musician, a wonderful colleague and a cherished friend to many of us.
On Friday, October 6, 2017, the Charlottesville Symphony performed three times (including with the Martha Graham Dance Company) before a crowd of 20,000 people during UVA's Bicentennial Launch Celebration on the Lawn. Click the link below to see photo and video highlights!