Who We Are


Vision Statement

Changing lives through the power of music.

Mission Statement

The Richmond Symphony performs, teaches, and champions music to inspire and unite our communities.

Strategic Plan 2019/20

Remember — every dollar makes an impact!

2020/21 Impact Statement

2018/19 Impact Report

2017/18 Impact Report

2016/17 Impact Report

2015/16 Impact Report


Founded in 1957, the Richmond Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Central Virginia. The organization includes an orchestra of more than 70 professional musicians, the 150-voice Richmond Symphony Chorus and more than 260 students in the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra programs. Each season, more than 200,000 members of the community enjoy concerts, radio broadcasts, and educational outreach programs. The Richmond Symphony is partially funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Richmond Symphony Financial Information

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The Richmond Symphony 2021 Audited Financial Statements

Richmond Symphony FY21 Form 990

Richmond Symphony Foundation FY21 Form 990

Richmond Symphony FY20 Form 990

Richmond Symphony Foundation FY20 Form 990

Richmond Symphony FY19 Form 990

Richmond Symphony Foundation FY19 Form 990