Richmond Symphony 2020-21, adjusted

To accommodate the schedule of its new music director, Valentina Peleggi, the Richmond Symphony has adjusted dates and programming for its 2020-21 classical subscription concerts.

The deadline for subscription renewal has been extended to April 30. For information on subscriptions, call the symphony’s ticket services office at (804) 788-1212 or visit http://www.richmondsymphony.com/ticketing/seasonsubscriptions

Single tickets will go on sale on Aug. 1.

The new schedule:

MASTERWORKS
Saturday evenings & Sunday afternoons at Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets
8-concert subscriptions: $185-$553
4-concert subscriptions: $93-$284

Sept. 19 (8 p.m.)
Sept. 20 (3 p.m.)
George Manahan conducting
William Grant Still: “Festive Overture”
Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major
Aaron Diehl, piano
Jessie Montgomery: “Coincident Dances”
Duke Ellington: “Black, Brown and Beige” Suite

Oct. 17 (8 p.m.)
Valentina Peleggi conducting
Vaughan Williams: “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis”
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219
Melissa White, violin
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor

Nov. 14 (8 p.m.)
Nov. 15 (3 p.m.)
Valentina Peleggi conducting
Louise Farrenc: Overture No. 1 in E minor
Fauré: Pavane in F sharp minor, Op. 50
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor (“Choral”)
soloists TBA
Richmond Symphony Chorus

Jan. 16 (8 p.m.)
Valentina Peleggi conducting
Barber: “Toccata Festiva”
Ravel: “Ma mère l’oye” (“Mother Goose”) Suite
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in C minor (“Organ”)
Daniel Stipe, organ

Feb. 6 (8 p.m.)
Erin Freeman conducting
Haydn: “The Creation”
soloists TBA
Richmond Symphony Chorus

March 6 (8 p.m.)
March 7 (3 p.m.)
Valentina Peleggi conducting
Guillaume Connesson: “Maslenitsa”
Prokofiev: “Romeo and Juliet” (excerpts)
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor
Gabriela Martinez, piano

April 17 (8 p.m.)
April 18 (3 p.m.)
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting
Anna Clyne: “Abstractions”
Barber: Violin Concerto
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

May 22 (7:30 p.m.)
Andrew Litton conducting
Menuhin Competition Senior Finals
soloists & repertory TBA

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METRO ON THE MOVE
Saturday evenings at Jimmy Dean Theater, Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts, 11801 Center St., Chester
Sunday afternoons at Blackwell Auditorium, Randolph-Macon College, 205 Henry St., Ashland
4-concert Sunday subscriptions: $70
3-concert Saturday subscriptions: $53

Oct. 25 (3 p.m.)
conductor TBA
Rossini: “L’Italiana in Algeri” (“The Italian Girl in Algiers”) Overture
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major (“Italian”)
Rossini (attr.): Bassoon Concerto
Thomas Schneider, bassoon
Boccherini: Symphony in D minor, Op. 12, No. 4 (“La casa del diavolo”)

Jan. 23 (7:30 p.m.)
Jan. 24 (3 p.m.)
Valentina Peleggi conducting
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major (“Classical”)
Wagner: “Siegfried Idyll”
Caroline Shaw: “Entr’acte”
Poulenc: Sinfonietta

Feb. 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Feb. 21 (3 p.m.)
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting
Daisuke Yamamoto, violin & leader
J.S. Bach: “Brandenburg” Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046
Melinda Wagner: “Little Moonhead”
J.S. Bach: “Brandenburg” Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Stravinsky: Concerto in E flat major (“Dumbarton Oaks”)

April 24 (7:30 p.m.)
April 25 (3 p.m.)
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting
Zachary Wadsworth: “Variations on an Unheard Theme”
Hilary Purrington: Guitar Concerto (“Harp of Nerves”)
JIJI, guitar
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major

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