Charlottesville Symphony

Charlottesville Symphony Music Director Benjamin Rous. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Charlottesville Symphony scores big with John Williams’ tribute

It’s fairly safe to assume that if you’ve watched movies, you have heard the work of legendary composer John Williams. To honor the soundtrack maestro, Music Director Benjamin Rous leads the Charlottesville Symphony, a blended ensemble of professional, student and community musicians, in some of Williams’ most successful scores. From distant planets in the Star […]

Guest conductor Laura Jackson takes the baton for Charlottesville Symphony’s Masterworks 4. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Charlottesville Symphony masters diverse program

Guest conductor Laura Jackson takes the baton for Charlottesville Symphony’s Masterworks 4, a diverse program that includes Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Christopher Theofanidis’ Rainbow Body, Tchaikovsky’s suite from Swan Lake and Copland’s Billy the Kid suite. Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. $10-45, 8pm on Saturday at Old Cabell Hall, UVA; 3:30pm on Sunday at […]