Annual Symphony Gala | Friday, May 7, 2021

McAllen Performing Arts Center
801 Convention Center Blvd. | McAllen, TX 78501

The 2021 gala event, Bravo! VSO, will take place May 7, 2021. This will be the Valley Symphony’s first gala in the McAllen Performing Arts Center and our grand return to live performance. The gala committee is currently planning for the event with safety and flexibility in mind.

The evening will take place at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. An elegant and inventive socially distanced dinner is planned, followed by the awards program taking place inside the hall. The VSO will present the Cultural Leader award and other honors. Maestro Dabrowski will then present Pasión Primavera, a one-night-only concert of Latin favorites by Piazzolla, Santana, Quincy Jones, and more.

Bravo! VSO 2021 is sold out. Please call the office at (956) 661-1615 to put your name on the waiting list in case seats become available.

You can learn more about sponsorship levels and opportunities in the sponsorship packet.

2021 Cultural Leader of the Year

For their dedication to the arts in the Rio Grande Valley, the VSO is pleased to award KRGV Channel 5 the Cultural Leader of the Year award. By televising the VSO’s digital season, KRGV has made it possible for more than 70,000 people to view the VSO concerts.

KRGV Channel 5 is an ABC-affiliated television station based in Weslaco and serves the entire Rio Grande Valley. The station began broadcasting in April of 1954. Today, KRGV serves more viewers across multiple television and digital platforms than any other television station. KRGV provides news in English on CHANNEL 5 NEWS and in Spanish on AZTECA VALLE to provide important information for everyone in the Rio Grande Valley in the language they prefer. In addition to being a trusted news source for the Valley, KRGV is also a community partner to many non-profit organizations. KRGV and its employees are proud to call the Valley home!

In this year of safety reinventions, we’ll be holding our silent auction online and offering an elegant and socially distanced meal. Safety protocols, including mask-wearing, will be adhered to at all times.

For reservations and sponsorship opportunities, contact