Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs Starburst

June 13 - 15, 20247:30pm EDT
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Join the VSO for mandolin master Chris Thile’s new concerto with orchestra! We are so proud that Chris has chosen the VSO for this opportunity – it’s a tribute to the orchestra and our music director’s dedication to collaboration and fostering new works at the crossroads of American music.

Chris Thile ATTENTION! A narrative song cycle for extroverted mandolinist and orchestra (co-commissioned by Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Arts Festival, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, The Knights, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Louisville Orchestra, and National Symphony Orchestra at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.)

Eric, Jacobsen, conductor
Chris Thile, mandolin and vocals

Jessie Montgomery: Starburst
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Chris Thile: ATTENTION!