[PAST EVENT] Virginia Symphony Orchestra to perform ‘Symphony Under the Stars’ 

August 29, 2019
7pm - 9pm
Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka
121 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

Sponsored by William & Mary, the City of Williamsburg and the W&M Student Assembly, the event is the debut of the orchestra’s summer “Symphony Under the Stars” series.

The gates will open at 6 p.m. for the 7 p.m. concert. Wristbands will be required for guests to enter due to venue capacity limitations. Wristbands will be distributed at the main gate beginning at 5:30 p.m. until they run out. At that point, the concert will be sold out. Entry into the venue prior to the gate opening will not be permitted.

Drivers are encouraged to park in the garage located at 201 Ukrop Way. Handicap spaces will be available in the School of Business parking lot, and golf carts will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. for those with mobility issues.

Beach chairs and blankets are welcome. Guests are also invited to bring personal coolers and picnic baskets; however, external alcoholic beverages are not permitted. All bags and coolers will be inspected prior to entry. Beer and wine will be available for purchase inside the venue. 

The concert theme will be “Toons for a Summer Evening.” The music will be an amalgamation of playful pieces by Rossini, Wagner Beethoven and more contemporary composers Danny Elfman, Henry Mancini and John Powell. Conductor Aaron Breid will preside.

In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be rescheduled. Please visit the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for concert information.


Steve Tewksbury