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.  

Raleigh, NC

VS

Richmond, VA

Population

orchestra budget

orchestra size

number of weeks

# of masterworks

# of pops

1,130,490

12 million

67 full time

38

14

6

soloist roster this season

Gabriela Montero, piano

Peter Serkin, piano

Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano

Lara St. John, violin

Lise de la Salle, piano

Zuill Bailey, cello

Scott MacLeod, baritone

Ingrid Fliter, piano

Mark Schnaible, baritone

Ilana Davidson, 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