Charlottesville Ballet is partnering with the Charlottesville Symphony to bring live music to select performances of the Ballet’s December 2023 production of The Nutcracker!

Charlottesville Ballet will be commissioning a 25-member orchestra for eight performances of The Nutcracker, adding approximately $40,000 to production costs. It is with the help of our generous supporters that make these artistic collaborations possible!

Read below to learn more about the little-known costs that come with commissioning live music!

$10,000  = Sponsor the Maestro

$5,000  = Sponsor a Section

$3,000  = Sponsor a Section Chair

$1,000  = Support a Student Musician

$500  = Support a Children’s Choir

$200  = Support Score Rental

Save the date for our 2023 production of The Nutcracker!