The Richmond Symphony will present four concerts in its Summer ChamberFest at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 8 through 29, in the Gottwald Playhouse of Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets.
Programs include works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Poulenc and Piazzolla, alongside rarely heard works by Joseph Boulogne (Chevalier de Saint-Georges) and Rebecca Clarke and contemporary pieces by Caroline Shaw and Juan Pablo Contreras.
Series tickets are $75, single tickets $25 per concert. For more information, call the symphony’s patron services office at (804) 788-1212 or visit http://www.richmondsymphony.com
Summer ChamberFest artists and programs:
July 8 – David Lemelin, clarinet; Hyojoo Uh, viola; Russell Wilson, piano. Mozart: Clarinet Trio in E flat major, K. 498 (“Kegelstatt”); Ravel: “Menuet antique;” Rebecca Clarke: Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale.
July 15 – Adrian Pintea & Stacy Matthews, violins; Stephen Schmidt, viola; Jason McComb, cello. Joseph Boulogne (Chevalier de Saint-Georges): Quartet No. 5 in G minor; Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 44; Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte.
July 22 – Anthony Limoncelli, trumpet; Dominic Rotella, French horn; Evan Williams, trombone. Works TBA by Mozart, Poulenc, others.
July 29 – Ellen Cockerham Riccio, violin; Daniel Stipe, piano. Astor Piazzolla: “Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas” (“The Four Season of Buenos Aires”); Juan Pablo Contreras: “Diálogos.”