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An Evening with the Petersburg Symphony
May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Park is hosting An Evening with the Petersburg Symphony on May 26, 2018. The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra will perform patriotic and popular arrangements in the Park’s Freedom Garden, adjacent to the original Breakthrough site which ended the 292-day siege of Petersburg on April 2, 1865.
This is an outdoor lawn concert and attendees are invited to bring their own lawn blankets or chairs. Adult beverages and refreshments will be available for purchase beginning at 5:00 p.m. and the symphony will start its performance at 6:30 p.m. The event is rain or shine with an alternate inclement weather indoor location on site.
Tickets can be pre-purchased at the main Park admission desk and at The Bucket Trade in Old Towne Petersburg and are $20 ($18 Park members) in advance and $25 ($22.50 Park members) on the day of the event. The Bucket Trade will accept cash or check payments only and is located at 306 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803.
The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra just celebrated their 40th Anniversary and was established in 1978 by Dr. F. Nathaniel Gaitlin. They are dedicated to preserving, developing, educating, and delivering quality and diverse music to all ages, through tailored performing arts programming. The PSO is an important part of life in the central and southern regions of Virginia. Dr. Gatlin’s dream of a symphony orchestra for Petersburg has blossomed into one of Petersburg’s most treasured assets. More information on the PSO can be found at www.petersburgsymphony.org.
This event is hosted by Pamplin Historical Park and sponsored by The Bank of Southside Virginia and The Bucket Trade.