Special Events

This Richmond Symphony showcases its programs and initiatives through a variety of must-attend special events throughout the season. These celebrations raise significant funds each year to support our artistic growth, community engagement, and education activities.

Upcoming Events

A Legacy of Music Gala Event
Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 6:30pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
more info 

Legacy of Music Gala 2016

The Richmond Symphony 2016 Gala at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Saturday evening March 19, 2016. (Skip Rowland)

This annual gala event is an intimate celebration of the Richmond community and the individuals who leave a lasting legacy with the Symphony. The gala is black-tie optional and features cocktails, dinner and performances, and live and silent auctions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Individual tickets cost $250 per person ($150 of this is a tax deductible donation). Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Pearl Bickersteth at (804)788-4717 ext.146 or

Music Marathon – 2017
The biennial Music Marathon is a celebration of music in the community. Various members of the Richmond Symphony family raise pledges and perform throughout the day to generate money for RSO programs.