September 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: Alexander Paley and his wife and duo-piano partner, Peiwen Chen, play rarely heard works by Russian composers, from Anton Rubinstein and Anton Arensky to Nikolai Medtner and Dmitri Shostakovich, in this fall’s Paley Music Festival, Sept. 7-8 at St. Luke Lutheran Church. . . . The Richmond Symphony launches its 2018-19 season with the Northside Big Tent Festival, Sept. 8 at Bryan Park; a “Symphony in 60” mini-concert examining Berlioz’s “Symphonie fantastique,” Sept. 20 in the Carpenter Theatre of Dominion Energy Center; and an opening-night gala program with piano superstar Lang Lang playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, along with the “Symphonie fantastique” and Julia Perry’s “Study for Orchestra,” Sept. 21 at the Carpenter Theatre. (The Sept. 21 concert is sold out.) . . . The Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia present “Love and Madness,” a varied program of contemporary works, Sept. 22 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. (The same program will be staged on Sept. 8 at Hampden-Sydney College near Farmville and Sept. 15 at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg.) . . . The University of Richmond’s Modlin Arts Center opens its season of visiting classical artists with the Colour of Music Festival Virtuosi, an all-female chamber orchestra, joined by guest artists, in “An Ode to Leontyne Price,” Sept. 26 in the center’s Camp Concert Hall. . . . The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia opens its 14th season with “Shostakovich and War,” a free talk and mini-concert of music by Shostakovich and Bryan Crumpler, Sept. 29 in the Gellman Room of the Richmond Public Library, and a ticketed program of works by Brahms and Osvaldo Golijov, Sept. 30 at UR’s Perkinson Recital Hall.

Noteworthy elsewhere: The Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival samples Asian and American contemporary music, alongside works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann and Brahms, in eight concerts from Sept. 6 to 23 at various venues in Cville. . . . The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra, Janna Hymes conducting, opens its new season with violinist Stefan Jackiw in a program of Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven, Sept. 10-11 at the Kimball Theatre. . . . Violinist Sandy Cameron joins JoAnn Falletta and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in the first professional orchestral performance of the Violin Concerto by the noted film composer Danny Elfman, alongside works by Brahms and Mussorgsky, in the orchestra’s season-opening concerts, Sept. 21-23 at various venues in southeastern Virginia. . . . Violinist Joshua Bell joins Gianandrea Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra in the orchestra’s season-opening gala, with music of Holst, Sarasate, Dvořák and more, Sept. 22 at Washington’s Kennedy Center. . . . Pianist Garrick Ohlsson plays Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” on a program with Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony (No. 3) and Joseph Schwantner’s Martin Luther King Jr. tribute “New Morning for the World (Daybreak for Freedom),” with Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Sept. 22 at the Music Center at Strathmore in the Maryland suburbs of DC. . . . Virginia Opera opens its 2018-19 season with “Street Scene,” the rarely staged opera by Kurt Weill and Langston Hughes, Sept. 28 and 30 and Oct. 2 at Harrison Opera House in Norfolk (with more performances in October in Richmond and Fairfax). . . . Bill Murray, the famed comedian and actor-vocalist, brings his revue with cellist Jan Vogler and friends to Strathmore on Sept. 28. . . . Benjamin Rous and the Charlottesville Symphony are joined by violist Ayn Balija in a season-opening program of works by Sibelius, Thea Musgrave and York Bowen, Sept. 29 at UVa’s Old Cabell Hall and Sept. 30 at Charlottesville High School. . . . Guitarist Juan Nicolau plays his concerto “In the Mariola Mountains” with David Stewart Wiley and the Roanoke Symphony, alongside works by Dvořák and Manuel De Falla, in the orchestra’s season-opener, Sept. 29 at the Berglund Performing Arts Theater.

Sept. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Yorktown Riverwalk Landing, 330 Water St.
Sept. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Chesapeake City Park, 900 City Park Drive
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Gonzalo Farias conducting
“Symphony under the Stars”
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 Taillaferre: Overture
Mary Howe: “Stars”
John Williams: “Star Wars, Episode VII” – “Rey’s Theme”
Julian Lloyd Webber-Lowden: “Evita” Suite
Lowden (arr): “Armed Forces Salute”
Williams: “Liberty Fanfare”
free
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Sept. 1 (5 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Maureen Nelson, violin
Melissa Reardon, viola
Tom Kraines, cello
J.S. Bach-Melamed: Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011, for cello with cello bass line
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in E flat major, Op. 12, No. 3
Tchaikovsky: “Souvenir de Florence,” Op. 70
$25 (concert), $84 (concert with dinner)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Sept. 2 (3 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Maureen Nelson, violin
Melissa Reardon, viola
Tom Kraines, cello
Mozart: String Quintet in D major, K. 593
Michael Daugherty: “Viola Zombie” for two violas
Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81
$25 (concert); $43 (concert with picnic)
(877) 558-1689
http://www.garthnewel.org

Sept. 6 (7:30 p.m.)
Neptune’s Park, 31st Street at Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Gonzalo Farias conducting
“Symphony by the Sea”
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
Bizet: “Danse Bohème”
John Williams: “Rey’s Theme”
Julian Lloyd Webber: “Evita” Suite
Lowden arr: “Armed Forces Salute”
Williams: “Liberty Fanfare”
free
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Sept. 6 (12:30 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottersville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Timothy Summers, Johnny Gandlesman & Mayuko Ishigami, violins
Raphael Bell, cello
Sooyun Kim, flute
Mimi Solomon, piano
Gregory Beyer, I-Jen Fang & Matthew Gold, percussion
community concert
program TBA
free
(434) 295-5395
http://www.cvillechambermusic.org

Sept. 7 (7:30 p.m.)
St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, Richmond
Paley Music Festival:
Alexander Paley & Peiwen Chen, pianos
Anton Rubinstein: Fantastie, Op. 73, for two pianos
Arensky: “Suite for Two Pianos in Canon Form,” Op. 65
Glazunov: “Middle Ages Suite” (two-piano arrangement)
donation requested
(804) 665-9516
http://paleymusicfestival.org

Sept. 7 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
Renée Fleming, soprano
Mickey Hart, percussion
Zakir Hussain, tabla
Jason Moran, piano
Madison McFerrin, singer-songwriter
Matthew Whitaker, piano
other artists TBA
“Sound Health: Music and the Mind”
program TBA
$25-$75
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Sept. 8 (2 p.m.)
St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, Richmond
Paley Music Festival:
Alexander Paley & Peiwen Chen, pianos
Arensky: Suite No. 1, Op. 15, for two pianos
Medtner: “Russian Round Dance”
Medtner: “Knight Errant”
Arensky: Suite No. 2, Op. 23 (“Silhouettes”) for two pianos
Leonid Nikolayev: Suite in B minor, Op. 13, for two pianos
Nikolayev: “Variations on a Theme of Four Notes,” Op. 14, for two pianos
donation requested
(804) 665-9516
http://paleymusicfestival.org

Sept. 8 (7:15 p.m.)
Bryan Park, 4308 Hermitage Road, Richmond
Northside Big Tent Festival:
Richmond Symphony
conductor TBA
program TBA
gospel, jazz and popular programming beginning at noon
free
(804) 788-1212
http://www.richmondsymphony.com/community/northside-big-tent-community-festival/

Sept. 8 (7:30 p.m.)
St. Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Parkway, Richmond
Paley Music Festival:
Alexander Paley & Peiwen Chen, pianos
Arensky: Suite No. 3, Op. 33 (“Variations”), for two pianos
Vladimir Rebikov: “Cauchemar – Quatrieme tableau musical-psychologique,” Op. 26, for two pianos
Arensky: Suite No. 4, Op. 62, for two pianos
Shostakovich: Concertino, Op. 94, for two pianos
donation requested
(804) 665-9516
http://paleymusicfestival.org

Sept. 8 (7:30 p.m.)
Town Point Park, 113 Waterside Drive, Norfolk
Virginia Opera
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Adam Turner conducting
Glenn Winters, narrator
“Opera in the Park”
opera arias and ensembles, Broadway selections TBA
free
(757) 627-9545
http://vaopera.org

Sept. 8 (7:30 p.m.)
Crawley Forum, Hampden-Sydney College, Prince Edward County
Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia
Helena von Rueden directing
“Love and Madness”
works TBA by Jake Runestad, Jocelyn Hagen, Ola Gjeilo, Joan Szymko, Ian Richardson, Paul Simon, others
free
(434) 223-6000
http://www.thepiedmontsingers.org

Sept. 9 (4 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Guitar Series:
Denver Walker & Ron Alig, guitars
program TBA
$15
(804) 828-6776
http://arts.vcu.edu/music/events

Sept. 9 (7 p.m.)
Altria Theater, Main and Laurel streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
conductor TBA
“4U: a Symphonic Celebration of Prince”
$42-$72
(804) 592-3384, ext. 3
http://www.altriatheater.com/events/detail/4u-symphonic-celebration-prince-richmond-2018-tickets

Sept. 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Hof Garden, 2818 W. Broad St., Richmond
Classical Revolution RVA
“Classical Incarnations at the Hof”
program TBA
free
(804) 342-0012
http://www.classicalrevolutionrva.com

Sept. 9 (3 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Timothy Summers, Johnny Gandlesman & Mayuko Ishigami, violins
Raphael Bell, cello
Sooyun Kim, flute
Mimi Solomon, piano
Gregory Beyer, I-Jen Fang & Matthew Gold, percussion
Toru Takemitsu: “Voice” for flute
John Cage: “Amores”
J.C. Bach: Flute Quartet in C major, WB 58
Takemitsu: “Rain Tree”
Beethoven-Hummel: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major
$18-$25
(434) 295-5395
http://www.cvillechambermusic.org

Sept. 10 (7:30 p.m.)
Sept. 11 (7:30 p.m.)
Kimball Theatre, Merchants Square, Williamsburg
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra
Janna Hymes conducting
Mozart: “The Marriage of Figaro” Overture
Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D major
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major
Stefan Jackiw, violin
$48-$58
(757) 229-9857
http://www.williamsburgsymphony.org

Sept. 10 (7:30 p.m.)
Live Arts, 123 Water St., Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Timothy Simmers, Johnny Gandlesman & Mayuko Ishigami, violins
Raphael Bell, cello
Lin Ma, pipa
Sooyun Kim, flute
Keith Lipson, clarinet
Gregory Beyer, I-Jen Fang & Matthew Gold, percussion
“Music Fresh Squeezed”
program TBA
$25
(434) 295-5395
http://www.cvillechambermusic.org

Sept. 12 (8 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
performers TBA
John Cage: “Musicircus”
free
(804) 828-6776
http://arts.vcu.edu/music/events

Sept. 12 (7 p.m.)
Sept. 13 (7 p.m.)
Sept. 14 (8 p.m.)
Sept. 15 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
conductor TBA
“Star Wars: a New Hope,” film with live orchestral accompaniment
$34-$159
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Sept. 13 (7:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Timothy Summers, Johnny Gandlesman, Mayuko Ishigami & Matilda Kaul, violins
Raphael Bell & Timothy Kraines, cellos
Lin Ma, pipa
Sooyun Kim, flute
Keith Lipson, clarinet
Mimi Solomon, piano
David Lang: “Sweet Air”
Isang Yun: Clarinet Quintet No. 1
Yun: Etude No. 5 (allegretto) for solo flute
Keith Lipson: Duo for pipa and clarinet
Schumann: Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op. 110
$18-$25
(434) 295-5395
http://www.cvillechambermusic.org

Sept. 14 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Symphony Orchestra
UR Wind Ensemble
UR Schola Cantorum & Women’s Chorale
UR Jazz Ensemble
“Family Weekend Concert”
program TBA
CANCELED
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Sept. 14 (8 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Sept. 15 (8 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Pops
Gonzalo Farias conducting
“Faith: the Music of George Michael”
$42-$100
POSTPONED
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Sept. 14 (7:30 p.m.)
Sept. 15 (7:30 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Maryland Lyric Opera
Louis Salemno conducting
Puccini: “The Girl of the Golden West” (concert presentation)
Susan Bullock/Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs (Minnie)
Mark Delevan/Aleksey Bogdanov (Jack Rance)
Jonathan Burton/Yi Li (Dick Johnson)
Seung Hyeon Baek (Sonora)
Josepg Michael Brent (Nick)
Kenneth Kellogg (Ashby)
Catherine Martin (Wowkle)
Norman Garrett (Jake Wallace)
José Sacin (José Castro)
in Italian
$35-$75
(240) 899-1466
http://www.mdlo.org

Sept. 15 (7:30 p.m.)
Great Hall, Wren Building, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg
Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia
Helena von Rueden directing
“Love and Madness”
works TBA by Jake Runestad, Jocelyn Hagen, Ola Gjeilo, Joan Szymko, Ian Richardson, Paul Simon, others
$15 donation requested
(757) 221-4000
http://www.thepiedmontsingers.org

Sept. 16 (3 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
Rennolds Chamber Concerts:
Attacca Quartet
Dvořák: Quartet in G major, Op. 106
Caroline Shaw: “Entr’acte”
Beethoven: Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130
$35
CANCELED
(804) 828-6776
http://vcumusic.showclix.com

Sept. 16 (3 p.m.)
Dickinson Theater, Piedmont Virginia Community College, College Drive, Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Timothy Summers, Min-Young Kim & Matilda Kaul, violins
Jessica Thompson, viola
Raphael Bell & Thomas Kraines, cello
Lin Ma, pipa
Keith Lipson, clarinet
Weber: Clarinet Quintet in B flat major, Op. 34
Tan Dun: “Ghost Opera” for string quartet and pipa
Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D. 956
$18-$25
(434) 295-5395
http://www.cvillechambermusic.org

Sept. 16 (2 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Vocal Arts DC:
Brian Mulligan, baritone
Timothy Long, piano
Gregory Spears: “Walden” (premiere)
Dominick Argento: “From the Diary of Virginia Woolf”
$55
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Sept. 17 (7:30 p.m.)
Kaufman Theater, Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Place, Norfolk
Feldman Chamber Music Society:
Attacca Quartet
Dvořák: Quartet in G major, Op. 106
Caroline Shaw: “Entr’acte”
Beethoven: Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130
(757) 552-1630
http://www.feldmanchambermusic.org

Sept. 18 (8 p.m.)
Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St.
Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg:
Attacca Quartet
Dvořák: Quartet in G major, Op. 106
Caroline Shaw: “Entr’acte”
Beethoven: Quartet in B flat major, Op. 130
$20
(757) 258-8555
http://chambermusicwilliamsburg.org

Sept. 20 (6:30 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Steven Smith conducting & speaking
“Symphony in 60: Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie fantastique’ ”
$15
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Sept. 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Dickinson Theater, Piedmont Virginia Community College, College Drive, Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Timothy Summers, violin
Dov Scheindlin, viola
Raphael Bell, cello
Judith Gordon, piano
Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 102, No. 1
John Adams: “Road Movies” for violin and piano
Toshio Hosokawa: “Water of Lethe” for piano quartet
Brahms: Viola Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1
$18-$25
(434) 295-5395
http://www.cvillechambermusic.org

Sept. 20 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
Michael Abel, composer-conductor
“Get Out,” film with live orchestral accompaniment
$29-$99
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Sept. 21 (8 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Steven Smith conducting
Julia Perry: “Study for Orchestra”
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
Lang Lang, piano
Berlioz: “Symphonie fantastique”
$30-$100
SOLD OUT
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Sept. 21 (8 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Sept. 22 (8 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Sept. 23 (2:30 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta conducting
Brahms: “Academic Festival” Overture
Danny Elfman: Violin Concerto
Sandy Cameron, violin
Mussorgsky-Ravel: “Pictures at an Exhibition”
$25-$110
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Sept. 22 (7:30 p.m.)
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1100 W. Grace St., Richmond
Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia
Helena von Rueden directing
“Love and Madness”
works TBA by Jake Runestad, Jocelyn Hagen, Ola Gjeilo, Joan Szymko, Ian Richardson, Paul Simon, others
$15 donation requested
(804) 353-4413
http://www.thepiedmontsingers.org

Sept. 22 (8 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Zimmerman conducting
Puccini: “La Bohème” (semi-staged presentation)
Danielle Talamantes (Mimi)
Rolando Sanz (Rodolfo)
Colleen Daly (Musetta)
Rob McGinness (Marcello)
Andrew Simpson (Colline)
Jeffrey Gates (Schaunard)
Gene Kaye (Benoit/Alcindoro)
Fairfax Symphony Opera Chorus
Thomas Colohan directing
Helen Arberger, stage director
in Italian
$39-$65
(888) 945-2468 (Tickets.com)
http://www.fairfaxsymphony.org

Sept. 22 (7 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting
Season Opening Gala Concert
Holst: “The Planets” – “Mars”
Debussy-Stokowski: “Clair de lune”
Sarasate: “ ‘Carmen’ Fantasy”
Joshua Bell, violin
Holst: “The Planets” – “Venus”
Michael Giacchino: “Voyage”
Holst: “The Planets” – “Mercury”
Dvořák: “Rusalka” – “Song to the Moon”
Joshua Bell, violin
Manuel Ponce: “Estrellita”
Joshua Bell, violin
Holst: “The Planets” – “Jupiter”
$65-$175
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Sept. 22 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop conducting
Joseph Schwantner: “New Morning for the World (Daybreak of Freedom)”
narrator TBA
Rachmaninoff: “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (“Eroica”)
$35-$95
(877) 276-1444 (Baltimore Symphony box office)
http://www.strathmore.org

Sept. 23 (3 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville
Charlottersville Chamber Music Festival:
Timothy Summers, violin
Raphael Bell, cello
Judith Gordon, piano
UVa Chamber Singers
Michael Slon directing
J.S. Bach: Partita in D major, BWV 828 – Allemande
Elliott Carter: “Figment No. 1”
Luciano Berio: “Sequenza VIII” for violin
Peteris Vasks: “Plainscapes”
Mozart: Piano Trio in G major, K. 496
$20-$27.50
(434) 295-5395
http://www.cvillechambermusic.org

Sept. 23 (7 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Jeffrey Siegel, piano & speaker
“Keyboard Conversations: the Joyous Music of Beethoven”
Beethoven: “Rondo alla ingharese quasi un capriccio,” Op. 129 (“Rage over a Lost Penny”)
Beethoven: Sonata in F sharp major, Op. 78 (“Therese”)
Beethoven: Sonata in E flat major, Op. 81a (“Les Adieux”)
$26-$44
(888) 945-2468 (Tickets.com)
http://cfa.calendar.gmu.edu

Sept. 26 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Colour of Music Festival Virtuosi
conductor TBA
guest artists TBA
“An Ode to Leontyne Price”
program TBA
$27
pre-performance discussion led by Ronald A. Crutcher at 6:30 p.m.
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Sept. 27 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Terry Austin directing
program TBA
$10
(804) 828-6776
http://vcumusic.showclix.com

Sept. 27 (7 p.m.)
Sept. 28 (8 p.m.)
Sept. 29 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting
Rachmaninoff: “The Isle of the Dead”
Respighi: “Trittico botticelliano”
Mussorgsky-Ravel: “Pictures at an Exhibition”
$15-$89
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Sept. 28 (8 p.m.)
Sept. 30 (2:30 p.m.)
Oct. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Harrison Opera House, 160 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting
Kurt Weill & Langston Hughes: “Street Scene”
Maureen McKay (Rose Maurrant)
David Blalock (Sam Kaplan)
Jill Gardner (Anna Maurrant)
Zachary James (Frank Maurrant)
April Martin (Greta Fiorentino)
Margaret Gawrysiak (Emma Jones)
Peter Kendall Clark (Harry Easter)
Melisa Bonetti (Olga Olsen)
Ryan Kuster (Carl Olsen)
Trevor Neal (Henry Davis)
Benjamin Werley (Lippo Fiorentino)
Logan Webber (Daniel Buchanan)
Ahnastasia Albert (Mae Jones)
David Michael Bevis (Dick McGann)
Dorothy Danner, stage director
in English, English captions
$18.18-$100
(757) 623-1223
http://vaopera.org

Sept. 28 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Vocal Arts DC:
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
Mark Markham, piano
Schoenberg: 4 Lieder, Op. 2
Britten: “A Charm of Lullabies”
Hahn: 3 songs TBA
Jake Heggie: “Paper Wings”
Honegger: “Trois fragments”
Ildebrando Pizzetti: “Tri canzoni”
$55
(800) 444-1324
http://www.kennedy-center.org

Sept. 28 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Bill Murray, actor-vocalist
Jan Vogler, cello
Mira Wang, violin
Vanessa Perez, piano
“New Worlds”
program TBA
$68-$148
(301) 581-5100
http://www.strathmore.org

Sept. 29 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Brendon Elliott & Nurit Pacht, violins
Max Mandel, viola
James Wilson, cello
Bryan Crumpler, clarinet
Chioke l’Anson, narrator
“Shostakovich and War”
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 3
Crumpler: work TBA
free
(804) 646-4867
http://cmscva.org

Sept. 29 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Sept. 30 (3:30 p.m.)
Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center, Charlottesville High School, 1400 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville Symphony
Benjamin Rous conducting
Thea Musgrave: “Song of the Enchanter”
York Bowen: Viola Concerto
Ayn Balija, viola
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major
$10-$45
(434) 924-3376
http://www.cvillesymphony.org

Sept. 29 (7:30 p.m.)
Berglund Performing Arts Theater, Orange Avenue at Williamson Road, Roakoke
Roanoke Symphony
David Stewart Wiley conducting
Falla: “El amor brujo” – “Ritual Fire Dance”
Juan Nicolau: Guitar Concerto (“In the Mariola Mountains”)
Juan Nicolau, guitar
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 in G major
$34-$56
(540) 343-9127
http://rso.com

Sept. 29 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski conducting
“On the Waterfront,” film with live orchestral accompaniment
$55-$85
(301) 581-5100
http://www.strathmore.org

Sept. 30 (2:30 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
Elizabeth & Raymond Chenault, organ duo
program TBA
free
(804) 288-1131
http://rrcb.org

Sept. 30 (4 p.m.)
Perkinson Recital Hall, North Court, University of Richmond
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Brendon Elliott & Nurit Pacht, violins
Max Mandel, viola
James Wilson, cello
Bryan Crumpler, clarinet
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115
Osvaldo Golijov: “The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind”
Pre-concert talk at 3:30 p.m.
$28
(804) 646-4867
http://cmscva.org

Sept. 30 (4 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
Michelle Huang, piano
program TBA
free
(804) 828-6776
http://arts.vcu.edu/music/events

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