Cancellations, closures extended into summer

Updated regularly

As restrictions on large public gatherings continue, most musical events are off for the forseeable future.

Specific notices in the Richmond area and Virginia-DC region:

The Richmond Symphony will live-stream its Summer Series of chamber-music concerts. Details: https://letterv.blog/2020/05/20/symphony-live-streams-summer-series/ The “Star Wars” concert has been rescheduled to April 1, 2021, and “Violins of Hope” has been postponed until a date to be announced later. Details: (804) 788-1212; http://www.richmondsymphony.com

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. The orchestra has not announced the status of its June pops concert. 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 fall programs in its 2020-21 season. Information: (804) 304-6312; cmscva@yahoo.com

Virginia Commonwealth University has canceled all remaining concerts in the current school year. Information: http://arts.vcu.edu/music/events

The University of Richmond canceled Modlin Arts Center events through the rest of the season. Refunds have been issued. Information: (804) 289-8980; http://modlin.richmond.edu

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

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 Aug. 28. . . . The University of Virginia in Charlottesville has suspended all performances at Old Cabell Hall until further notice. . . . The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville has postponed or canceled events through Aug. 2. . . . Charlottesville Opera has canceled its summer-season productions. . . . Wintergreen Music has canceled its summer concerts and academy. . . . Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs has canceled all live events through June 30. . . . The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra has canceled or postponed all events until the fall. . . . 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 summer performances and events. . . . 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 July 24. . . . The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD, outside DC, has canceled most ticketed events through Aug. 20.

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