The Virginia Symphony will be adding more performances this summer, including several in the Historic Triangle.
The additional shows will be not only in the Triangle, but also in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Gloucester, Smithfield, Hampton, and the Eastern Shore. Many of these will be free, and for the first time the orchestra will be offering a week-long tour of patriotic shows over the July 4th holiday.
Newly scheduled performances in the Triangle will include: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, for a free outdoor concert in Colonial Williamsburg; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 30, for a free outdoor concert at Lake Mataoka Amphitheatre; and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, for a free outdoor concert at the Yorktown Victory Monument.
Other added performances include:
Under the leadership of Grammy Award-winning music director JoAnn Falletta, the Virginia Symphony is Southeastern Virginia’s pre-eminent professional symphony orchestra. Founded in 1920, it is ranked in the top 10 percent of professional orchestras nationwide and serves the entire Southeastern Virginia region with performances of Classics, Pops and Family concert series in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News and Williamsburg for more than 200,000 concert-goers every year.
The orchestra also offers education and community programs that reach 63,000 children, students and lifelong learners.
For more information about upcoming performances, visit the VSO website.