Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

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The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1953, is the largest professional orchestra in western Virginia. Under the leadership of David Stewart Wiley, Musical Director and Conductor, the RSO offers a subscription season of 11 concerts including 5 Classics, 3 Virtuosi (chamber orchestra) and 3 Pops concerts. A number of these concerts feature the Roanoke Symphony Chorus with the Orchestra. Two Holiday Pops performances and special presentations by the Tallis Scholars and Leon Bates in December round out the season`s offerings. The Roanoke Symphony also plays a series of "run-out" performances throughout the region. The RSO`s education program includes concerts for elementary and middle school students. The RSO sponsors a youth symphony, a junior strings training orchestra and a youth harp ensemble.

Things to Do
  • Directions: The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra performs in venues across the Roanoke Valley. Please see our website for directions to specific performances and venues.
  • Major Access Routes: I-81, I-581, US 220
Things to Do
  • Monday Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Holiday Brass

Cave Spring United Methodist Church
4505 Hazel Drive
Roanoke, VA 24018
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Handel's Messiah

Thrasher Memorial United Methodist Church
707 E. Washington Avenue
Vinton, VA 24179
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