August calendar

Classical performances in and around Richmond, with selected events elsewhere in Virginia and the Washington area. Program information, provided by presenters, is updated as details become available. Adult single-ticket prices are listed; senior, student/youth, group and other discounts may be offered.

In and around Richmond: The Richmond Symphony Summer Series, “Stories in Music: the World of Robert Schumann,” continues with one-hour concerts by orchestra members and musicians from Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond, Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at Dominion Energy Center’s Gottwald Playhouse. (Seating is limited.) . . . Virginia Commonwealth University’s Global Summer Institute of Music presents free solo, chamber, vocal and orchestral concerts by its participants, from Aug. 4 to 9 at VCU venues and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (plus a runout with flutist Ransom Wilson on Aug. 5 at the Kennedy Center in Washington). . . . The Richmond Chamber Players play works by Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Mozart, Debussy, Ethel Smyth, Germaine Tailleferre, George Crumb and others in “Interlude 2018” programs, Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at River Road Church, Baptist. . . . Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church’s “August Musicales” series presents organist Christopher Martin with an ensemble of brass and percussion on Aug. 8, the duo of violinist Christiana Liberis and organist Michael Hey on Aug. 15, and The Thirteen, a Washington-based choral ensemble, on Aug. 22.

Noteworthy elsewhere: Charlottesville Opera concludes its run of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” with complete performances on Aug. 2 and 4 and a one-hour family version on Aug. 5 at the Paramount Theater. . . . Wolf Trap Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra stage Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” Aug. 3 at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center amphitheater. . . . The Staunton Music Festival opens with a semi-staged version of Handel’s opera “Hercules,” continues with programs ranging from Gershwin and the Strauss family to Schoenberg and Kurt Weill, and closes with Mozart’s Requiem and “Jupiter” Symphony (No. 41), in free noontime and ticketed evening and after-hours concerts, Aug. 10-19 at various venues. . . . The Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs presents chamber concerts featuring the Parker Quartet, Handel and Haydn Society concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky, the resident Garth Newel Piano Quartet and others on Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons throughout the month. . . . The Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs in a “Symphony by the Sea” concert, Aug. 16 at Neptune’s Park in Virginia Beach, and a “Symphony under the Stars” concert, Aug. 30 at Lake Matoaka Amphitheater in Williamsburg, both free.

Aug. 2 (6:30 p.m.)
Gottwald Playhouse, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Summer Series:
Daisuke Yamamoto, violin
Yin Zheng, piano
Emmanuel Feldman, cello
Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 49
$18 (SOLD OUT)
(804) 788-1212
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Aug. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Aug. 4 (7:30 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville
Charlottesville Opera
Andy Anderson conducting
Sondheim: “Into the Woods”
Rena Strober (The Witch)
Leah Edwards (Cinderella)
Adam Alexander (The Baker)
Sharin Apostolou (The Baker’s Wife)
Christopher Job (Cinderella’s Prince/The Wolf)
Brian Giebler (Jack)
Patrick Jacobs (narrator)
Deborah Grausman (Little Red Riding Hood)
Raymond Zilberberg, stage director
in English
$25-$70
(434) 293-4500
http://www.charlottesvilleopera.org

Aug. 3 (8:15 p.m.)
Filene Center, Wolf Trap, Trap Road, Viena
Wolf Trap Opera
National Symphony Orchestra
Grant Gershon conducting
Verdi: “Rigoletto”
Piotr Buszewski (Duke of Mantua)
Kidon Choi (Rigoletto)
Mané Galoyan (Gilda)
Patrick Guetti (Sparafucile)
Nicholas Nestorak (Matteo Borsa)
Jonathan McCullough (Cavaliere Marullo)
Nicholas Newton (Count Ceprano)
Joshua Conyers (Count Monterone)
Anastasiia Sidorova (Giovanna)
Crystal Manich, stage director
in Italian, English captions
$25-$75
(877) 965-3872 (Tickets.com)
http://www.wolftrap.org

Aug. 4 (4 p.m.)
Black Music Center Recital Hall, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street Richmond
VCU Global Summer Institute of Music:
participants’ instrumental concert
artists TBA
program TBA
free
(804) 828-6776
http://wp.vcu.edu/gsim/en/events

Aug. 4 (5 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Baroque Ensemble of Emerging Artist Fellows
Aisslinn Nosky, violin & director
Anthony Manzo, double-bass
Franicis Yun, harpsichord
Rossini: Sonata à quattro No. 3 in C major
J.S. Bach: Clavier Concerto in A major, BWV 1055
Vivaldi: “The Four Seasons”
$25 (concert), $84 (concert with dinner)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 4 (8:15 p.m.)
Filene Center, Wolf Trap, Trap Road, Vienna
National Symphony Orchestra
Emil de Cou conducting
Hanson, guest stars
“String Theory”
program TBA
$30-$70
(877) 965-3872 (Tickets.com)
http://www.wolftrap.org

Aug. 5 (3 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
Richmond Chamber Players
Stravinsky: “L’histoire du soldat” Suite for clarinet, violin and piano
Allan Blank: “Introduction and Three Episodes” for flute, clarinet and bassoon
Mozart: Flute Quartet in D major, K. 285
$25
(804) 288-1131
http://www.richmondchamberplayers.org

Aug. 5 (2 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville
Charlottesville Opera
Andy Anderson conducting
Sondheim: “Into the Woods” (one-hour family version)
Rena Strober (The Witch)
Leah Edwards (Cinderella)
Adam Alexander (The Baker)
Sharin Apostolou (The Baker’s Wife)
Christopher Job (Cinderella’s Prince/The Wolf)
Brian Giebler (Jack)
Patrick Jacobs (narrator)
Deborah Grausman (Little Red Riding Hood)
Raymond Zilberberg, stage director
in English
$10-$25
(434) 293-4500
http://www.charlottesvilleopera.org

Aug. 5 (3 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Aisslinn Nosky, violin
Anthony Manzo, double-bass
Francis Yun, harpsichord
Mozart: Duo in G major, K. 423, for violin and double-bass
Haydn: Quartet in G major, Op. 54, No. 1
Aaron Jay Kernis: “Still Movement with Hymn” for piano quartet
$25 (concert), $43 (concert with picnic)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 5 (7 p.m.)
Family Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Ransom Wilson, flute
other artists TBA
“Virginia Commonwealth University Global Summer Institute of Music Showcase”
program TBA
free; tickets required (distributed at 6 p.m.)
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Aug. 6 (6 p.m.)
Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Boulevard at Grove Avenue, Richmond
VCU Global Summer Institute of Music:
artists TBA
“Napoleon: Power and Splendor”
program TBA
free
(804) 828-6776
http://wp.vcu.edu/gsim/en/events

Aug. 7 (7 p.m.)
Black Music Center Recital Hall, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Global Summer Institute of Music:
artists TBA
“Participants’ Chamber Marathon”
program TBA
free
(804) 828-6776
http://wp.vcu.edu/gsim/en/events

Aug. 8 (7 p.m.)
Black Music Center Recital Hall, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Global Summer Institute of Music:
artists TBA
“Voice Extravaganza”
program TBA
free
(804) 828-6776
http://wp.vcu.edu/gsim/en/events

Aug. 8 (7 p.m.)
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1627 Monument Ave., Richmond
August Musicales:
Christopher Martin, organ
Mike Davison, Buddy Deshler, Daniel Lewis & Craig Taylor, trumpets
Amy Roberts & Amanda Winger, French horns
Wade Judy, Mark LaFratta & Mark Lusk, trombones
Jeff Hudson, tuba
Ray Breakall, percussion
program TBA
donation requested
(804) 359-2463
http://www.grace-covenant.org

Aug. 9 (6:30 p.m.)
Gottwald Playhouse, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Summer Series:
James Ferree, French horn
Russell Wilson, piano
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
Schumann: “Faschingsschwank aus Wien,” Op. 26
Josef Rheinberger: Horn Sonata in E flat major, Op. 178
$18 (seating limited)
(804) 788-1212
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Aug. 9 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Global Summer Institute of Music:
GSIM Festival Orchestra
conductor TBA
soloists TBA
concerto winners performances
program TBA
free
(804) 828-6776
http://wp.vcu.edu/gsim/en/events

Aug. 9 (8 p.m.)
Filene Center, Wolf Trap, Trap Road, Vienna
Josh Strickland, Kissy Simmons, Alton Fitzgerald White & Ashley Brown, vocalists
Wolf Trap Orchestra
conductor TBA
“Disney’s Broadway Hits”
program TBA
$25-$65
(877) 965-3872 (Tickets.com)
http://www.wolftrap.org

Aug. 10 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
SMF Baroque Players & Chorus
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Handel: “Hercules” (semi-staged version)
Peter Walker (Hercules)
Sara Couden (Dejanira)
Molly Nettere (Iole)
Scott Mello (Hyllus)
Daniel Moody (Lichas)
in English
$23-$28
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 11 (noon)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Wolf: “Italian Serenade”
Guinivan: “Cradle Song”
Ravel: “Don Quichotte à Dulcinée”
Allan Blank: “Summer Music”
Vivaldi: Concerto in A minor for four violins, strings and continuo
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 11 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Mozart: Serenade in G major, K. 525 (“Eine kleine Nachtmusik”)
Sondheim-Wadsworth: “Send in the Clowns”
Schoenberg: “Pierrot Lunaire” (with pantomime)
Happenstance Theater
Chester Biscardi: “Witch Dance” for two percussionists
Britten: Nocturne for tenor and chamber orchestra
$23
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 11 (5 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat major, K. 493
Kecskés D. Balázs: “Accusativus” for piano quartet
Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 47
$25 (concert), $84 (concert with dinner)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 12 (3 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
Richmond Chamber Players
J.S. Bach: Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001, for solo violin
Henry Cowell: “Seven Paragraphs for String Trio”
Kodály: Intermezzo for string trio
Germaine Tailleferre: String Quartet
$25
(804) 288-1131
http://www.richmondchamberplayers.org

Aug. 12 (3:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Poulenc: “The Story of Babar the Elephant”
narrator and ensemble TBA
Staunton Academy of Ballet
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 12 (7:30 p.m.)
Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Carsten Schmidt
Haydn: “Mass in Time of War”
soloists TBA
Zachary Wadsworth: “Letters Home” (premiere)
Monteverdi: “Il combattimento di Trancredi e Clorinda”
Maurizio Kagel: “Match” for two cellists and percussionist
Tchaikovsky: “1812 Overture”
$23-$28
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 12 (3 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
“Emerging Artist Fellows Showcase”
Mozart: Quartet in C major, K. 465 (“Dissonance”)
Esther Kim & Natalia Hidalgo, violin
Katie Bracewell, viola
Julia Rupp, cello
Beethoven: Quartet in E flat major, Op. 74 (“Harp”)
Erika Burns & Alyssa Wright, violin
Han Dewan, viola
Emily Doveala, cello
Schubert: Piano Trio in E flat major, D. 929
Tomo Wakiyama Newton, violin
Georgiy Kohkhlov, cello
Lucia Brighenti, piano
$25 (concert), $43 (concert with picnic)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 13 (noon)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Clément Janequin: “La Bataille de Marignon”
Britten: “Three Folksong Arrangements”
Henri Dutilleux: “Les Citations”
Jehan Alain: Vocalise for soprano and organ
Britten: Cello Sonata
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 13 (3 p.m.)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Meet the Composer:
Gabriela Lena Frank
speaking and playing excerpts of her music
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 13 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra & ensembles
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Gershwin-Wadsworth: “I Got Rhythm”
Gabriela Lena Frank: “Danzas de los Saqsampillos”
Johann Strauss I-Mendelssohn: “Banditen-Galop”
Bartók: Sonata for two pianos and percussion
Guillaume de Machaut: “Ad te suspiramus”
Jacob Ter Veltdhuis: “able to be”
Gershwin: “Variations on ‘I Got Rhythm’ ”
pianist TBA
$23
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 14 (noon)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Gabriela Lena Frank: “Las Sombras de los Apus”
Salamone Rossi: Sinfonia and Psalm, “Shir Hama’alot”
Allan Blank: “Poems from the Holocaust”
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 14 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
J.S. Bach: Concerto in C major, BWV 1061
François Couperin: motets for voices, flute, violin and viola da gamba
Mozart: Sonata in D major, K. 448, for harpsichord and fortepiano
Buxtehude: Prelude in G minor, BuxWV 148, for organ
Clara Wieck Schumann: three songs from Op. 12
Robert Schumann: Introduction and Allegro appassionato, Op. 92
$23
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 14 (10 p.m.)
12 Madison Place, Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
“Nightcap: Songbook, Medieval to Broadway”
program TBA
$16
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 15 (noon)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet in B minor, Op. 3
Stefan Heucke: “Concerto-Antifonico” for organ, strings and timpani (premiere)
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 15 (7 p.m.)
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1627 Monument Ave., Richmond
August Musicales:
Christiana Liberis, violin
Michael Hey, organ
program TBA
donation requested
(804) 359-2463
http://www.grace-covenant.org

Aug. 15 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra & ensembles
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Wagner: “Tristan und Isolde” Prelude (chamber arr.)
Giulio Caccini: “Dolcissimo Sospiro” for soprano and continuo
Gabriela Lena Frank: “from Milagros” for string quartet
Palestrina: “Missa Papae Marcelli” – Kyrie
Piazzolla: “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” – “Winter,” “Spring”
Ives: “The Unanswered Question”
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major
$23
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 16 (6:30 p.m.)
Gottwald Playhouse, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Summer Series:
David Lemelin, clarinet
Richard Becker, piano
Nielsen: “Fantasy Piece”
Schumann: “Nordic Song (Homage to Niels W. Gade)”
Gade: “Fantasy Piece”
Schumann: “Kreisleriana,” Op. 16 – fantasies 1 and 2
Schumann: “Fantasiestücke,” Op. 73
Ferdinand David: “Introduction and Variations on a Theme by Franz Schubert”
$18 (seating limited)
(804) 788-1212
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Aug. 16 (7:30 p.m.)
Neptune’s Park, 31st Street at Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Gonzalo Farias conducting
“Symphony by the Sea”
Rossini: “William Tell” Overture – finale
Dvořák: Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op. 46, No. 8
Offenbach: “Orpheus in the Underworld” – Can-Can
Bizet: “Carmen” (selections)
Percy Grainger: “Irish Tune from County Derry”
Grainger: “Molly on the Shore”
Richard Rodgers-Bennett: “The King and I” Suite
Khachaturian: “Gayane” – “Sabre Dance”
Javier Álvarez: “Marinera Trujilana”
Bernstein-Peress: “West Side Story” Overture
free
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Aug. 16 (noon)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Telemann: “Tafelmusik,” Book II – Overture in D major for oboe, trumpet, strings and continuo
Telemann: Concerto in D minor for two chalumeaux, strings and continuo
Telemann: “Pastorelle en Musique” – “Kleine Vögel, schweiget stille,” “Wir sind vergnuegt”
Telemann: Concerto in C major for four violins
Telemann: Quartet in D minor for two flutes, recorder, cello and continuo
Telemann: “Tafelmusik,” Book II – conclusion in D major for oboe, trumpet, strings and continuo
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 16 (3 p.m.)
Central United Methodist Church, 14 N. Lewis St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
“Meet the Artists: How Low Can You Go?”
low-string artists TBA
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 16 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Carsten Schmidt conducting
J.S. Bach: “Funeral Ode,” BWV 198
Stefan Heucke: Sonata “in memory of homosexual victims of the Holocaust” for oboe, piano and male voices
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor (“Unfinished”)
$23
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 17 (noon)
First Prersbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Pachelbel: Suite in G major for two violins, two violas and continuo
Stefan Heucke: Sonata for trumpet and piano
Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 17 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra, ensembles & chorus
Carsten Schmidt conducting
J.S. Bach: “Singet dem Herrn,” BWV 225
Vivaldi: Concerto in D minor for lute and viola d’amore
Vivaldi: “Farnace” – “Gelido”
J.S. Bach-Davids: Fugue in G minor for two violins
J.S. Bach: “Brandenburg Concerto” No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
$23-$28
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 17 (10 p.m.)
12 Madison Place, Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
“Baroque Jam Session”
program TBA
$16
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 18 (noon)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Johann Strauss I: “Radetzky March”
Franz Strauss: Nocturne for horn and piano
Richard Strauss: “Capriccio” – Sextet
Johann Strauss II: “Farewell from America”
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 18 (3 p.m.)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
J.S. Bach: “St. Matthew Passion” – “Komm, ihr Töchter, hilft mir klagen”
David Lang: “The Little Match Girl Passion”
$16
free
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 18 (7:30 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Hildegard of Bingen: “O vos imitatores”
Johann Strauss II: “Lucifer Polka”
Benjamin Broening: new work TBA (premiere)
Carlo Gesualdo: “Questa crudele e pia”
Mozart: “Don Giovanni” (excerpts) for wind ensemble
Kurt Weill & Berthold Brecht: “The Seven Deadly Sins”
singer TBA
$23
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 18 (5 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Parker Quartet
Janáček: Quartet No. 1 (“Kreutzer Sonata”)
György Kurtág: “Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánszky”
Beethoven: Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2 (“Razumovsky”)
$25 (concert), $84 (concert with dinner)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 19 (3 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
Richmond Chamber Players
Ethel Smyth: Piano Trio
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 5
$25
(804) 288-1131
http://www.richmondchamberplayers.org

Aug. 19 (11 a.m.)
Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S. Market St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
artists TBA
Mozart: canons for four voices
Alfred Schnittke: “Moz-Art” for two violins
Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K. 516
$16
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 19 (4 p.m.)
Trinity Episcopal Church, 214 W. Beverly St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 (“Jupiter”)
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K. 626
soloists TBA
$23-$28
(540) 569-0267
http://www.stauntonmusicfestival.org

Aug. 19 (3 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Parker Quartet
Mozart: Quartet in E flat major, K. 428
Beethoven: Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130
$25 (concert), $43 (concert with picnic)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 22 (7 p.m.)
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1627 Monument Ave., Richmond
August Musicales:
The Thirteen choral ensemble
program TBA
donation requested
(804) 359-2463
http://www.grace-covenant.org

Aug. 25 (5 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Jeannette Fang, Brian Hsu, Genevieve Feiwen Lee & Jonanthan Tsay, pianos
George Crumb: “Celestial Mechanics (Makrokosmos IV)” for amplified piano four-hands
Holst: “The Planets” (duo-piano arr.)
$25 (concert), $84 (concert with dinner)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 25 (6 p.m.)
Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center, Washington
orchestra
Teddy Abrams conducting
Morgan James, vocalist
“100th Birthday of Leonard Bernstein”
songs, orchestral arrangements TBA
free
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Aug. 26 (3 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
Richmond Chamber Players
Debussy: Piano Trio
George Crumb: Sonata for solo cello
Javier Álvarez: “Metro Chabacano” for string quartet
Dvořák: Quartet in F major, Op. 96 (“American”) – IV: Finale: Vivace ma non troppo
$25
(804) 288-1131
http://www.richmondchamberplayers.org

Aug. 26 (3 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Jeannette Fang, Brian Hsu, Genevieve Feiwen Lee & Jonanthan Tsay, pianos
Tom Flaherty: “Airdancing” for toy piano, piano and electronics
Percy Grainger: “Fantasy on Gershwin’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ ” for piano four-hands
John Adams: “Hallelujah Junction” for two pianos
Bernstein-Musto: “Symphonic Dances from ‘West Side Story’ ” for piano four-hands
Ravel: “La Valse” for two pianos
Khachaturian: “Gayane” – “Sabre Dance” for two pianos eight-hands
$25 (concert), $43 (concert with picnic)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Aug. 30 (7 p.m.)
Briggs Amphitheater, Lake Matoaka, 121 Ukrop Way, Williamsburg
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Gonzalo Farias conducting
“Symphony under the Stars”
John Stafford Smith: “The Star-Spangled Banner”
Joan Tower: “Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman”
Beethoven: “Fidelio” Overture
Jennifer Higdon: “Machine”
Verdi: “Aïda” – “Triumphal March”
Chabuca Granda: “La Flor de la Canela” (“The Cinnamon Flower”)
Richard Rodgers: “The Sound of Music” Suite
Germaine Tailleferre: Overture
Mary Howe: “Stars”
John Williams: “Star Wars, Episode VII” – “Rey’s Theme”
Julian Lloyd Webber-Lowden: “Evita” Suite
Bob Lowden (arr): “Armed Forces Salute”
Williams: “Liberty Fanfare”
free
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

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