MASTERWORKS 2: The Americans

November 18 & 19

For its November concerts, the orchestra and the UVA University Singers perform an all-American program, including works by Samuel Barber and Leonard Bernstein. You'll also hear two pieces inspired by Thomas Jefferson: Randall Thompson’s "The Testament of Freedom" and J. Todd Frazier’s "University of Virginia Suite", both of which use Jefferson’s own writings to illuminate his life and legacy. Don't miss the orchestra and chorus performing together with over 150 musicians on stage!

Ticket Information

for November 18 and 19

Tickets for both November concerts will be on sale at the door, beginning at 7pm on Saturday, November 18 and 2:30pm on Sunday, November 19. PLEASE NOTE that after 4:30pm on Friday, November 17, tickets for the Sunday concert will only be available for purchase and pickup at the door. IF YOU HAVE A TICKET for one of the November concerts but cannot use it, please contact the UVA Arts Box Office before 5pm on Friday, November 17 to release your seat for resale. They can be reached at (434) 924-3376 or

Coming Attractions

Family Holiday Concerts on December 2 and 3

Make your season bright! This beloved community tradition is brimming over with your favorite holiday carols and songs, including "Let it Snow!", "Sleigh Ride," "The Twelve Days of Christmas" and "Joy to the World." You'll also hear traditional classics like the "Hallelujah" chorus from Messiah, music from Vivaldi's Gloria and your favorite tunes from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker." These concerts will sell out, so get your tickets today!

Announcing New Music Director Benjamin Rous!

The Music Director Search Committee and the University of Virginia are delighted to announce the appointment of Benjamin Rous as the Charlottesville Symphony’s new Music Director. He will also join the UVA faculty as Associate Professor of Music.