On November 17 and 18, Guest conductor Damon Gupton, Concertmaster Daniel Sender and the orchestra perform two major works: Tchaikovsky's monumental Fifth Symphony, which depicts a journey from darkness to triumphant light, and Samuel Barber's lyrical Violin Concerto. The program opens with Rossini's exuberant 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.
Benjamin Rous appeared on WTJU last week to talk about the Symphony's fall 2018 programs.
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!