We base our growth goals on the activities of orchestras in other similar sized metro areas.  Success for us is a combination of a few key indicators: the number of full time players, number of masterworks, number of weeks of work, and quality of our soloists and conductors.  Click a city on the left to see how we compare at this point.  

Providence, RI

VS

Richmond, VA

Population

orchestra budget

orchestra size

number of weeks

# of masterworks

# of pops

47,037

4.7 million

73 full time

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8

3

soloist roster this season

Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Adam Golka, piano

Phillipe Quint, violin

Karen Gomyo, violin

Wendy Warner, cello

Ilana Davidson, soprano

Susan Dunn-Rachleff, mezzo soprano

Susan Platts, mezzo soprano

 

 

 

1,258,251

4.7 million

36 full time, 32 part time

38

7

4

Population

orchestra budget

orchestra size

number of weeks

# of masterworks

# of pops

soloist roster this season

Norman Krieger, Piano

Orion Weiss, Piano

Marina Piccinini, Flute

Joseph Conyers, Double Bass

Diana Cohen, Violin

Kathryn Leemhuis, Mezzo-soprano