With Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam extending a stay-at-home order through June 10, musical events, like other public gatherings, are off for the forseeable future.
Specific notices in the Richmond area and Virginia-DC region:
The Menuhin Competition for young violinists, which had been scheduled for May 14-24 in Richmond, has been postponed until May 13-23, 2021. Tickets already sold for festival events will be honored next year. For information on ticket donations, refunds or exchanges, go to http://www.menuhincompetition.org
The Richmond Symphony has canceled or postponed this season’s remaining performances. The “Star Wars” concert has been rescheduled to June 19, and “Violins of Hope” has been postponed to a date to be announced. Details: (804) 788-1212; http://www.richmondsymphony.com
Virginia Opera canceled performances of Verdi’s “Aïda,” which had been scheduled for March 20, 22 and 24 at Norfolk’s Harrison Opera House and March 27 and 29 at the Carpenter Theatre of Dominion Energy Center in Richmond, and of Derrick Wang’s “Scalia/Ginsberg,” which was scheduled for April 4 in Norfolk. Information: (866) 673-7282; http://vaopera.org
The Richmond chapter, American Guild of Organists has postponed an April 24 recital by Clara Gerdes, part of its Repertoire Recital Series, until Nov. 13 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Information: http://richmondago.org
The Richmond Philharmonic postponed a concert scheduled for May 10, and hopes to reschedule it in the 2020-21 season. Information: (804) 556-1039; http://richmondphilharmonic.org
The Richmond Choral Society has canceled remaining concerts in its current season. Information: (804) 353-9582; http://richmondchoralsociety.org
The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia has canceled a program scheduled for May 3 at Perkinson Recital Hall at the University of Richmond. Information: (804) 304-6312; firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Commonwealth University has canceled all remaining concerts in the current school year. Information: http://arts.vcu.edu/music/events
The University of Richmond has canceled all Modlin Arts Center events through the rest of the season. Credits or donations on ticket purchases may be arranged through March 23; thereafter, refunds will be issued automatically. Information: (804) 289-8980; http://modlin.richmond.edu
The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart has canceled a performance of Bach’s Mass in B minor that was scheduled for May 1. Information: (804) 359-5631; http://www.richmondcathedral.org
Elsewhere: The Virginia Symphony Orchestra has postponed all concerts until late August. . . . The Virginia Arts Festival has postponed or canceled all performances through late August. . . . The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra has canceled remaining concerts in its current season. . . . The Ferguson Arts Center at Christopher Newport University in Newport News has suspended performances until June 10. . . . The Feldman Chamber Music Society and Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg have canceled remaining concerts in their current seasons. . . . The University of Virginia in Charlottesville has suspended all performances at Old Cabell Hall until further notice. . . . The Charlottesville Symphony has canceled all remaining concerts in its current season. . . . The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville has postponed or canceled events through Aug. 2. . . . Charlottesville Opera has canceled its summer-season productions. . . . Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs has canceled all events until May 22. . . . The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra has postponed all remaining concerts in its season, and plans to reschedule them to dates in June. . . . Opera Roanoke has canceled the rest of its season, including performances of André Previn’s “A Streetcar Named Desire” that had been scheduled in May. . . . Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg has canceled all events through early August. . . . Wolf Trap in Vienna has canceled or postponed all performances and events through June 30. . . . George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax has canceled all events through Aug. 8. . . . The Kennedy Center in Washington has canceled all performances and public events through Aug. 9. . . . Washington Performing Arts has canceled all remaining events in the current season (through June 7). . . . The Library of Congress in Washington has postponed concerts and other public events through May 30. . . . The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD, outside DC, has canceled most ticketed events through June 13.