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Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Dazzles with Holiday Offerings

~from sizzling pops to beloved traditions—all sure to make your season bright ~ November 9, 2022 | Roanoke, Virginia The Valley’s holiday season officially kicks off December 2nd at the Salem Civic Center where over 200 performers will take to the stage for Roanoke...

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Symphony Pre-Season Concert at Elmwood Park

The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra performs Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Roanoke's Elmwood Park. The concert, "Symphony Under The Stars: At The Movies!" marks the RSO's fourth appearance in Elmwood Park since the new amphitheater's opening in 2013. Most...

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Hymes Conducts RSO

Critically acclaimed conductor Janna Hymes will lead the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra in concerts this February. The program includes Wagner's Siegfried Idyll, Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings and two brief selections by Mozart and Haydn with David Stewart Wiley...

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Symphony Pre-Season Concert at Elmwood Park

Roanoke, Virginia - The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra performs Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. in Roanoke's Elmwood Park. The concert, "Symphonic Pops: From Classics To The Silver Screen" is part of the City of Roanoke's "Parks & Arts" series. The event marks...

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In the news

Symphony Under the Stars returns to Elmwood Park on Saturday

One of the highlights of the Star City is the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra which will be returning to Elmwood Park this weekend. Symphony Under the Stars is an annual free event that is a prelude to the upcoming concert season. RSO was established in 1953 by a group of...

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Wiley: A symphony for everyone

It is a privilege serving the community as music director and conductor of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra. Spring is in full bloom, and our musicians and I are grateful to see people returning safely to our concerts. We celebrate my 25th anniversary season as Music...

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