Charlottesville Symphony

Sibelius' Second
September 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
$10-$45 for adults / $10 for students / UVA Students can reserve 1 Free ticket

Benjamin Rous, Conductor

Ayn Balija, Viola

The season opens with Sibelius’s majestic Second Symphony and a rarely-heard gem: York Bowen’s grandly romantic Viola Concerto of 1907, featuring Principal Viola Ayn Balija. BOWEN Viola Concerto in C minor, Op. 25 (1907) 36' MUSGRAVE Song of the Enchanter (1990) 5’ SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43 (1902) 43’

In-depth program notes are posted on the orchestra’s website, two weeks prior to each Masterworks concert.

Free parking is available at Charlottesville High School on Sunday afternoons.  Both venues are wheelchair accessible.  For more information about getting to either venue please see the Charlottesville Symphony "Getting There" page.
Single tickets are priced at $10-$45 for adults and $10 for students.  UVA students may request one complimentary ticket in advance.  Single tickets may be purchased at the University of Virginia Arts Box Office, (434) 924-3376, 12:00-5:00pm, Monday through Friday in the lobby of the Drama Building at 109 Culbreth Road, or online at

All University of Virginia employees (all faculty and staff of all UVA departments and professional schools) are entitled to a 20% discount on tickets to individual performances.  This offer does not apply to subscriptions or previously purchased tickets.

Please call the Music Department at 434.924.3052 for more information.
All events are subject to change. 


McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176