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“Comparable to the "Big Five"”
Review of Virginia Symphony

Virginia Symphony
Ranked #4 of 10 Concerts & Shows in Norfolk
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Owner description: 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 baton of Music Director JoAnn Falletta include five compact disc recordings for national release, a performance of Peter and the Wolf which was aired on National Public Radio, and groundbreaking performances at the Kennedy Center and New York's Carnegie Hall. Performances are held in various venues: Chrysler Hall, Norfolk, Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach, Regent University, Virginia Beach, Harrison Opera House, Norfolk, St Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg
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 opinion, is the quantity of recorded material. The VSO performs at several venues throughout the State and is a real treasure.

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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.

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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.

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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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Reviewed August 21, 2013

The Va Symphony is amazing. I have heard them on several occassions and the music is superb. Different programs throughout the year, but I love the Christmas production the best with all the old fashioned Christmas music. They did a Valvid series one year that was just wonderful.

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