VSO tees up weekend concerts of Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons”

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VSO gets seasonal
(Courtesy VSO/David A. Beloff)

Snow and winter have been in the news  lately, but the Virginia Symphony Orchestra is also giving some love to spring, summer and fall.

Specifically, VSO is paying tribute to the “Four Seasons,” a Baroque set of four violin concertos composed by Antonio Vivaldi, according to a release. There will be four performances at venues in Newport News, Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

The concerts will also include “Piccolo Concerto,” performed by Rachel Ordaz, and Vivaldi’s “Concerto for Two Trumpets,” performed by David Vonderheide and Adam Gandolfo. Other featured performers are Vahn Armstrong, Amanda Gates Armstrong, Simon Lapointe and Jonathan Richards.

The concert schedule is:

  • Friday, Jan. 20, at 8 p.m., at Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News.
  • Saturday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m., at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall.
  • Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2:30 p.m. at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach.
  • Saturday, Jan. 28 at 8 p.m. at Regent University in Virginia Beach.

Ticket prices start at $25. Tickets are available by phone at 757-892-6366, online at www.virginiasymphony.org or in person at the VSO Box Office, 150 Boush St. in Norfolk, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Group purchases for 10 or more are available at 757-466-3047.