March calendar

Valentina Peleggi conducts the Richmond Symphony in an all-Beethoven program, including the Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, with Gabriela Martinez as the soloist, and the Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, at 7 p.m. March 5, 8 p.m. March 6 and 3 p.m. March 7 at the Carpenter Theatre of Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets. Tickets: $10-$82 (limited seating); access to online stream of March 6 concert: $30 (viewable for 30 days). Details: (800) 514-3849 (ETIX);

The University of Richmond’s Modlin Arts Center launches a series of online concerts from New York’s Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, with pianist Wu Han, violinist Arnaud Sussman, violist Paul Neubauer and cellist David Finckel playing Beethoven’s Sonata in F major, Op. 5, No. 1, for cello and piano and Brahms’ Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25, at 7 p.m. March 5; pianist Gilbert Kalish, soprano Lisette Oropesa and other society members in Schubert’s “The Shepherd on the Rock,” George Crumb’s “Three Early Songs” and Brahms’ Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60, at 7 p.m. March 12; and clarinetist David Shifrin, pianist Gloria Chien and other society artists in Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581, Luigi Bassi’s “Concert Fantasia on Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’ ” and Duke Ellington’s “Clarinet Lament,” at 7 p.m. March 26. Access is free; registration is required. Donations to the Modlin Center are requested. Details: (804) 289-8980;

UR’s faculty organist, Bruce Stevens, will present a live-stream program of works by Buxtehude, Sweelinck, J.S. Bach, Hindemith, John Knowles Paine and others on the Beckerath organ in Cannon Memorial Chapel at 3 p.m. March 28. No audience will be admitted. The recital stream, available until May 28, can be accessed at

The Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia’s “Let Go,” with poet Roscoe Burnems reciting his works and baroque violinist Christina Day Martinson, baroque cellist James Wilson and harpsichordist Carsten Schmidt playing selections from Heinrich Biber’s “Rosary” sonatas, will not be staged before a live audience because of ongoing pandemic restrictions. An online performance will be accessible from March 28. Access price and procedure to be announced. Details: (804) 304-6312;

JoAnn Falletta conducts the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in an online virtual concert opening its season, a program including the premiere of Tidewater-based composer Adolphus Hailstork’s Adagio for strings, an orchestration of the adagio from his String Quartet No. 1; Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, with Jacob Wilder, the orchestra’s principal French horn player; and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 in A major (“Italian”), at 7:30 p.m. March 3. Online access is free, via!&utm_content=version_A. . . . Members of the orchestra will perform in “Open Doors: Emotions in Music,” a program of chamber works by Beethoven, Dvořák, Puccini and Florence Beatrice Price, with discussions by the musicians and members of Tidewater Music Therapy and interactive features, at 2 p.m. March 13 at Ferguson Arts Center of Christopher Newport University in Newport News. Tickets: $12. Details: (757) 892-6366;

Other ensembles and presenters in Virginia and DC offer online streams of archived and current performances. Check their websites for current offerings.

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