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LSO Presents Clayton Stephenson

Time: March 2 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Historic Academy Theatre
Cost: $20 – $100


Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 (35 minutes)
Intermission (15 minutes)
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 (45 minutes)


Timeless classics from the world of romantic classical music
A full 65 piece orchestra
Virtuoso Clayton Stephenson, 2022 Van Cliburn Piano Competition finalist, joining the LSO to perform Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto, a beloved masterpiece with an iconic melody featured in the pop hit “All by Myself.”
The LSO performing Tchaikovsky’s emotionally charged Fifth Symphony, his deeply personal journey through fate, struggle, and ultimately, triumph.

Pre-Concert Events:

6:30 – 7:00 pm: FREE complimentary lecture on stage 
6:45 – 7:15 pm: Conduct our musicians! Grab a baton and have a turn leading our string quartet in the lobby. Open to all ages.  

What You Will Hear:


Orchestra Level:
Standard Seat: $50.00*
Premium Seat: $60.00*
Value Seat: $40.00*
Back Orchestra Seat: $30.00*

Lower Balcony:
Standard Seat: $50.00*
Premium Seat: $60.00*
Value Seat: $40.00*

Upper Balcony:
Standard Seat: $50.00*
Premium Seat: $60.00*
Value Seat: $40.00*

Box Seats:
Box Seat: $100.00*

*Plus taxes and fees


$10 student discount available.

For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Bank of the James Ticketing Office at (434) 846-8499.

Know before you go:

Age Requirement

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this event unless otherwise stated. All ages are welcome.

Camera Policy

Videography and audio recording during the performances are prohibited. Photography of the set on stage is allowed pre-show, post-show, and during intermission. But we do ask that you show our designers and visiting performers some love by crediting them (and by tagging us) in your social media posts.

Content Advisory

The Academy Center of the Arts offers a diverse selection of entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every guest or for all ages. Ticket buyers should take responsibility for making informed decisions regarding their purchases. We recommend visiting the official show website of each show you are coming to see at the Academy. If you ever have questions about the content or appropriateness of a show, please contact us at [email protected].

Doors Open

Our lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to show time. House doors open 30 minutes prior to show time for seating.

Parking & Directions

Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. Our parking map (linked below) shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.

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Ticketing Policies

Ticketing purchases are non-refundable. By purchasing a ticket to an event at The Academy Center of the Arts, you are agreeing to our ticketing policy. View our full ticketing policy.


Want to volunteer and see this show for free? Contact Mele Thompson, [email protected]for more information.