Manassas Symphony Orchestra Season Finale Concert

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Provided by Manassas Symphony Orchestra


The Manassas Symphony Orchestra, augmented by talented student musicians, will be the largest orchestra ever to grace the stage of the Hylton Performing Arts Center, presenting its season finale concert, Musical Titans. The concert will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 7:30 p. m.

MSO Music Director James Villani will lead the performance of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 which will feature 104 players, 18 of which will be students from several area schools, which include Battlefield, Broad Run, Osbourn Park, Patriot, and Stonewall Jackson High Schools from Prince William County; Centreville and Chantilly High Schools from Fairfax County. There is even a talented young performer from Franklin Middle School in Chantilly. The instrumentation for this massive symphony is also quite different than what is normally heard. There will be nine French horns instead of the usual two to four, five different kinds of clarinets, five trumpets, and a reinforced percussion section. This performance should not be missed.

The featured soloist for this concert is prize winning pianist Tomasz Robak, who will perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58. Mr. Robak is a doctoral student at the renowned Peabody Institute in Baltimore, MD.

All seats for the Manassas Symphony Orchestra concerts in Merchant Hall of the Hylton Performing Arts Center (HPAC) are reserved and everyone needs a ticket. Individual concert tickets are available at the Hylton Center Ticket Office open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a. m. to 6:00 p. m. and Thursday 10:00 a. m. to 8:00 p. m. and two hours before the performance begins. Tickets may also be purchased through by calling 888-945-2468, or by visiting Tickets are also available for sale at the Center for the Arts Box Office on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus. Individual concert tickets are priced as follows:

  • Adults $20
  • Senior Citizens 62+ $16
  • Educators w/ID only at Ticket Office $16
  • Children/Students, Free – must obtain ticket at the Ticket Office (College Students must show ID to obtain free concert ticket.)

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The Manassas Symphony Orchestra, winner of the 2015 American Prize in the Community Orchestra classification, has for two decades brought the excitement of live orchestral performances to the Prince William County area for a unique, lively, and entertaining concert experience. The orchestra serves as the educational and performance medium for its all-volunteer community members. The orchestra is a Resident Arts Partner at the Hylton Performing Arts Center and all four subscription concerts are held in the Hylton Center’s beautiful Merchant Hall. We welcome the entire community to come and enjoy our family-friendly concerts with affordable, all-ages ticket pricing. For more information on tickets for the 2015-2016 concert season, please visit


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