VCO Donors Succeed In Reaching $20,000 Goal
Match Reinsch Pierce Foundation Grant

Our sincere thanks go to all the generous donors who enabled the VCO to raise $20,000 by January 31st. You have succeeded in meeting the goal of the largest matching grant in the history of the orchestra!

We are especially grateful to Lola Reinsch and the Reinsch Pierce Family Foundation for their generous and inspiring grant! The excellent response it generated will be a great help with our outreach to Wounded Warriors, recovering soldiers, and underserved individuals and families while we continue to provide lovely, uplifting concerts.

UPCOMING ORCHESTRA CONCERTS
and WINTER BENEFIT

VIRGINIA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
presents
REMEMBERING FAURÉ

Marking the 100th Anniversary of the death of one of
France’s most widely admired and influential composers

 

Fotina Naumenko, soprano

Fotina Naumenko, soprano

Alexandria Choral Society

Side by Side: VCO & American University Symphony

Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 8 pm
Capital One Hall, Tysons Corner

Karl Hempel, bass

Karl Hempel, bass

Fauré’s beloved Requiem will be paired with the masterful Second Symphony by Saint-Saëns, an inspiring teacher and Faure’s lifelong friend.

Fotina Naumenko will perform Bell Song, the spectacular coloratura aria from the opera Lakmé.

VCO WINTER BENEFIT

Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 7 pm

A showing of the Robin Phillips documentary "Shakespeare - The Truth behind the Name".

BRIAN GANZ ENCHANTS WITH BEETHOVEN

“Widely recognized as one of the leading pianists of his generation.”

Capital One Hall,Tysons
Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 4pm

“Washington's favorite pianist” joins David Grandis and the VCO.

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.

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.

Our Mission: To perform fine music with the highest artistic integrity for the broadest possible audience and expand musical horizons.