COMING EVENTS

COLLABORATIVE CONCERT: VCO and WILLIAM & MARY SYMPHONY

David Grandis, Music Director, VCO and Director of Orchestras, College of William & Mary

8 pm Saturday, March 26, 2022
Capital One Hall
7750 Capital One Tower Road
Tysons, Virginia

Violinist Benny Netzer

The William & Mary Symphony, whose past tours include Paris and the Kennedy Center, will join the VCO for Dvorak’s cheerful Symphony No. 8, inspired by Bohemian folk melodies.

Violinist Benny Netzer, winner of the Symphony’s Concerto Competition, will be featured in the Allegro moderato from Wieniawski’s popular and romantic Violin Concerto in D minor.

The VCO will perform Quiet City by the beloved American composer Aaron Copland.

BEETHOVEN, ARENSKY and WILLIAM GRANT STILL

David Grandis, Music Director

8 pm Saturday, April 23, 2022
Capital One Hall
7750 Capital One Tower Road
Tysons, Virginia

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VCO CELEBRATES 50th ANNIVERSARY AT CAPITAL ONE HALL!
FEATURING STELLAR PIANIST BRIAN GANZ

Brian Ganz and David Grandis join celebration at post-concert reception.

Brian Ganz and David Grandis join celebration at post-concert reception.
Photo credit: Marc Apter

The Virginia Chamber Orchestra’s return to the live performance stage on October 23rd at the new Capitol One Hall in Tysons was enthusiastically received.

Renowned pianist Brian Ganz returned as guest soloist The orchestra’s 50th Anniversary was also celebrated at a festive pre-concert Gala dinner in The Gallery at the Capital One Hall.

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50th ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION

Lola Reinsch, Presenting Sponsor

Lola Reinsch, Presenting Sponsor

50th ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION PHOTO

Joan Braitsch, Gala Chair; Linda SuIllivan, President & CEO, ArtsFairfax; Douglas Lovejoy, President

50th ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION PHOTO

Gerald & Jennifer Pierce

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MAESTRO DAVID GRANDIS
AWARDED INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING PRIZE

VCO Music Director David Grandis, also Director of Orchestras at the College of William & Mary, was one of only three prize winners in the twenty-eighth International Conductors Workshop and Competition (ICWC) held recently in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Remembering Eisenhower: View our Music of the Presidents Series

Watch streaming on-demand video

MUSIC IN THE LIFE OF EISENHOWER: General Eisenhower’s use of music to maintain the morale of American troops in World War II is vividly illustrated by the Airmen of Note, performing Glenn Miller hits. The VCO and select Pro Coro singers sample Eisenhower’s musical favorites. In-studio experts, students, and moderator Robert Aubry Davis examine Eisenhower’s rise to the top five U.S. presidents in polls by leading historians.

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