The Richmond Symphony continues its socially distanced concerts before limited-capacity audiences at the Carpenter Theatre of Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets: Its Pops series opens with Chia-Hsuan Lin, its associate conductor, leading a concert featuring the Cuban-style bolero group Miramar at 8 p.m. Oct. 3. Tickets: $28-$82. . . . Valentina Peleggi conducts the first Masterworks series program since her appointment as music director, with Melissa White as soloist in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219, and the orchestra’s strings playing Dvořák’s Serenade in E major, Op. 22, at 7 p.m. Oct. 16, 8 p.m. Oct. 17 and 3 p.m. Oct. 18. The Oct. 17 concert will be live-streamed online. Tickets: $10-$82; access to stream: $20. . . . Valentina Peleggi leads the Richmond Symphony Wind Ensemble in Richard Strauss’ serenades, Opp. 4 and 7; Verne Reynolds’ arrangement of music by Schubert into a “Little Symphony for Winds;” and Jean Françaix’s “Musique pour faire plaisir,” 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at Reveille United Methodist Church, 4200 Cary Street Road. Tickets: $20. . . . Chia-Hsuan Lin conducts the orchestra, with members of the Latin Ballet of Virginia, in “Día de los Muertos,” a family program marking the Mexican holiday The Day of the Dead, at 11 a.m. Oct. 31. The concert will be played to a live audience and live-streamed. Tickets: $10-$48; access to stream: $10. Details: (800) 514-3849 (ETIX); http://www.richmondsymphony.com
The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia presents flutist Brandon George, guitarist John Marcel Williams and cellist James Wilson in Bernhard Romberg’s “Divertimento on Austrian Themes,” Guillaume Connesson’s Toccata-Nocturne and Astor Piazzolla’s “L’Histoire du Tango” at 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at Historic Mankin Mansion Private Wedding & Event Estate, 4300 Oakleys Lane in Highland Springs. Tickets: $5-$30. Details: (804) 304-6312; http://cmscva.org
The Richmond chapter, American Guild of Organists presents Robert McCormick in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at St. Bridget Catholic Church, 6006 Three Chopt Road. All available seats for the socially distanced concert have been reserved, but the program will be live-streamed and subsequently viewable on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkMRsux7Ezg
Virginia Opera’s resident artists perform at 10 a.m. Oct. 3 at the Virginia Zoo, 3500 Granby St. in Norfolk. Limited-capacity tickets to the zoo, $14.95-$17.95, apply for admission to the performance. . . . The troupe continues its Stayin’ Alive concerts throughout the Hampton Roads region: “Voce e Vino” at 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at SummerWind Vineyard, 71 Eagles Nest Lane in Smithfield (free admission); a free outdoor concert at 11 a.m. Oct. 5 at Elizabeth River Park, 1400 Elizabeth River Way in Chesapeake; a performance at Jamestown Settlement at noon Oct. 6 ($8.25-$17.50 admission to the settlement); a free family concert at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Five Points Neighborhood Spot, 6123 Sewells Point Road in Norfolk; a free concert at 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive in Williamsburg; a free curbside concert at 11 a.m. Oct. 10 at Suffolk Presbyterian Church, 410 N. Broad St.; and “Opera at the Vineyard” at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Williamsburg Winery, 5800 Wessex Hundred (free admission). . . . The company’s resident artists visit the Richmond area for Stayin’ Alive performances at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the American Civil War Museum at Tredgar, 480 Tredegar St. in downtown Richmond; 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at Agecroft Hall & Gardens, 4305 Sulgrave Road in Windsor Farms; 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road; and 2 p.m. Oct. 31 in a concert sponsored by the Underground Kitchen at the Roslyn Retreat Center, 8727 River Road. . . . The Martinis Manhattans Maestros series, with hosts Adam Turner and Brandon Eldredge, continues with “Game Night” at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5, streamed on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0wvozhnMCA . . .The Wednesday Wind Down series of live performances continues at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 on the lawn of Harrison Opera House, 160 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard in Norfolk. Details: http://vaopera.org/stayin-alive/
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Other major local and regional performing troupes and presenters have scheduled no performances with audiences present through the end of the year. Several are presenting “virtual” online events, some ticketed, others free. Check with organizations and venues for details.