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Great music in a great venue

We recently traveled to Norfolk specifically to hear Carmina Burana and we were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Jane T
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Greensboro, Maryland
Terrific, excellent musicians!

stumbled into their concert in downtown Norfolk, (3/24) was very impressed, excellent musicians and... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Clif4nyc
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New York City
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Recognized as one of the nation's leading regional symphony orchestras, the Virginia Symphony has enriched the cultural life of the Hampton Roads community for more than nine decades. Recent great achievements of the Virginia Symphony under the...more
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We recently traveled to Norfolk specifically to hear Carmina Burana and we were not disappointed. It was our first visit to Chrysler Hall in downtown Norfolk- a beautiful, well-designed concert hall. There are ample ladies rooms and concession stands on the different levels. We parked...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Play performance is subpar. The performance is not as good as the Virginia Musical Theater performances. The worst thing about this theatre is that the Norfolk Police do not understand how to keep traffic flowing. This causes many to be late.

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

stumbled into their concert in downtown Norfolk, (3/24) was very impressed, excellent musicians and a very entertaining evening of "folk" music and history, a bit heavy/overdone with the full of himself maestro, but, overall a very enjoyable evening, in the former 2200 seat movie palace,...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

When in town you should first check the calendar to see if the Symphony is playing. they are soooo good. their next show is a tribute to the Beatles

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Reviewed April 12, 2016

We recently attended a concert of the Virginia Symphony at the Sandler Performing Arts Center at Virginia Beach. As this orchestra is not on the usual tier 1 listing of the highest ranking orchestras in the country I was not expecting to be really blown...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Soo often symphony orchestras stick to the traditional performances celebrating the works of the masters. Everynow and then, they step out of their traditional roles and venture in to areas that they rarely perform. such was the case as the Virginia Symphony perfomed a Broadway...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2015

I recently attended one of several performances by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. This time, featuring all Russian composers with the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto as the finale. For a regional orchestra, I would rank the Virginia Symphony among the "big five". The only distinction, in my...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2015

In December we attended the holiday show of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Choir and Raleigh Bell Ringers at the Sandler Center of the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. It was a terrific show. The artists and directors were exceptional and we enjoyed it very much.

1  Thank CalifKidRetired
Reviewed December 29, 2013

We bought tickets online and no one told us that this "symphony" moves around with their concerts. We simply missed it, because we didn't know the right address, because it was impossible to find it.

2  Thank lerotchka
Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have had season tickets for the past few years and the Virginia Symphony never disappoints. The musical selections are interesting and beautifully performed.

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