Individual tickets will go on sale Sept. 4 for the 2018-2019 season of the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia. Season subscriptions also are available.

Music director Benjamin Rous and the musicians will start their new Masterworks season of concert at 8 p.m. Sept. 29 in Cabell Hall Auditorium in Old Cabell Hall; the same program will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center.

Violist Ayn Balija will be the soloist for the season-opening “Sibelius’s Second” program, which will include Bowen’s “Viola Concerto in C minor, Op. 25,” Musgrave’s “Song of the Enchanter” and “Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43” by Sibelius.

Next in the series is “Tchaikovsky’s Fifth,” which can be heard at 8 p.m. Nov. 17 in Cabell Hall Auditorium and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center.

Damon Gupton will be guest conductor for a program that includes Rossini’s “Overture to ‘Semiramis,’” Barber’s “Violin Concerto, Op. 14” with violinist Daniel Sender and Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64.”

“Ravel & Kodak’s” is the first concert of the new year, set for 8 p.m. Feb. 16, 2019, in Cabell Hall Auditorium and 3:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at Monticello High School. Listen for Ravel’s “Pavane pour une infante defunte” and his “Piano Concerto in G Major” with pianist Andrew Le, as well as Moya’s “Siempre Lunes, Siempre Marzo”and Kodaly’s “Variations on a Hungarian Folksong, ‘The Peacock.’”

“Mendelssohn’s Italy” will be presented at 8 p.m. March 23 in Cabell Hall Auditorium and at 3:30 p.m. March 24 at Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center. Joseph Lin will be the violinist for Barton’s “Violin Concerto No. 2, BB 117,” and the orchestra will play Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, ‘Italian.’”

Rounding out the regular season will be “Pines of Rome” on April 27 and 28. Wagner’s “Prelude from ‘Parsifal,’ WWV 11,” Schumann’s “Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54” with pianist Jonathan Yates, Shatin’s “Piping the Earth” and Respighi’s “Pines of Rome” will be featured.

The popular Family Holiday Concerts also will be back, at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in Cabell Hall Auditorium. Michael Slon will conduct, and the UVa University Singers will perform with the orchestra. The event is recommended for children older than 5 and their families.

Single tickets range from $45 to $10 and will be available starting Sept. 4. For tickets, go online to or dial (434) 924-3376.

Subscribers get cost savings, guaranteed renewal privileges, tax deductions and a variety of other perks. To subscribe, go to or call (434) 924-3139. If you’d prefer to go in person, the symphony office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at 801 W, Main St., Suite, 201, across from the train station’s parking lot.

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