Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Announces New Concerts in February

'An Evening with Strings' Takes Place Feb. 15-16

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra led by Maestro James Ross. (Photo by James Cullum)

Alexandria, VA – The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra (ASO) continues its 2019-2020 Season next month with a pair of concerts entitled “An Evening of Strings,” featuring the work of Mozart and Schubert.  Mozart’s Serenata notturna will open the program, while Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 will serve as the finale.

The first concert will take place Saturday, February 15 at 8 p.m. at the Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, located on the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. A matinee performance is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 16 at the George Washington Masonic Memorial.

Between the Mozart and Schubert pieces, the ASO will be joined by revered classical guitarist Berta Rojas. Her tremendous skill will be showcased during Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major. Rojas’ honors include being named a Fellow of the Americas by The Kennedy Center.

The ASO is comprised of professional musicians and led by the incomparable Maestro James Ross. Ross is greatly respected for his unconventionality and creativity.

The ASO is funded with generous support from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National
Endowment for the Arts, the Alexandria Commission for the Arts, Classical Movements, Woodbine
Rehabilitation & Healthcare, KSA Integration, Renner & Company CPA, PC, and giving individuals.

To find out more information about the upcoming performances and to buy tickets, click HERE.


Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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