August calendar

The August Musicales series, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1627 Monument Ave.: Organist Theodore Davis, playing his adaptation of Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf;” Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Impromptu, Op. 78, No. 1; Florence Price’s Suite No. 1; and the Lied from Louis Vierne’s “24 Pieces en style libre,” Aug. 4. . . . The Atlantic Chamber Ensemble, playing Coleridge-Taylor’s “Louisiana Blues Strut: Cakewalk,” Oscar Navarro’s “Creation,” Edoward Destenay’s Tarantelle, Reena Esmail’s “Tasveer,” Ilja Hurnik’s Sonata da camera, Astor Piazzolla’s “Fuga y Misterio,” and Saint-Saëns’ Caprice, Op. 79, Aug. 11. . . . Pianist Dmitri Shteinberg, playing J.S. Bach’s “Italian Concerto;” Mozart’s Sonata in B flat major, K. 570; Mendelssohn’s “Variations seriéuses,” Op. 54; and Debussy’s “La Cathedrale engloutie,” “Poissons d’or,” “La Danse de Puck” and “Feux d’artifice,” Aug. 18. Donations requested. Details: (804) 359-2463, ext. 204; http://gcpcrva.org

A Violins of Hope ensemble, joined by Israeli violin maker Avshi Weinstein, will present chamber works by Mendelssohn and two Jewish composers whose music was suppressed by the Nazis in the 1930s and ’40s, Viktor Ullmann and Hans Krása, at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary St. Tickets: $6. Details: (804) 257-5400; http://violinsofhoperva.com/programs-events/

Pianist Lisa Niemeier will play Haydn’s Andante and Variations in F minor (“Un piccolo divertimento”), Poulenc’s “Mélancolie,” Chopin’s Étude in C minor, Op. 25, No. 12, and Liszt’s transcription of Schumann’s “Widmung” (“Liebeslied”) at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads. Admission is free; reservations and masks required. Details: (804) 288-1131; http://rrcb.org

Virginia Beach’s Neptune Festival presents free concerts by Symphonicity on Aug. 12 and 26 and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 19, all at 7:30 p.m. at 31st Street Park on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Details: (757) 498-0215; http://neptunefestival.com

David Stewart Wiley conducts the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, joined by dancers from the Southwest Virginia Ballet, in a free “Symphony under the Stars” program at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in Roanoke’s Elmwood Park, 706 S. Jefferson St. Details: (540) 343-9127; http://rso.com

At the Garth Newel Music Center, US 220 between Hot Springs and Warm Springs in Bath County: The center’s fellows and faculty, playing Mozart’s Piano Quartet in E flat major, K. 493; Webern’s Langsammer Satz (Slow Movement); Caroline Shaw’s “Entr’acte;” and Ravel’s Piano Trio in A minor, 3 p.m. Aug. 1. . . . The Fellowship Chamber Concert II, with Brahms’ Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1, and Dvořák’s Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90 (“Dumky”), 3 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8. . . . The Garth Newel Piano Quartet, playing Saint-Saëns’ Piano Quartet in B flat major, Op. 41; and Jordan Kuspa’s “Collideoscope,” being introduced at Garth Newel this summer, 3 p.m. Aug. 14. . . . Violinist Teresa Ling, cellist Isaac Melamed and pianist Jeannette Fang, playing William Grant Still’s Suite for violin and piano and Anton Arensky’s Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 32, 3 p.m. Aug. 15 and 28. . . . Flutist Conor Nelson and pianist Jeannette Fang, playing Schubert’s “Trockne Blumen” Variations, Toru Takemitsu’s “Voice,” Martin Bresnick’s “Bird as Prophet” and Erwin Schulhoff’s Sonata for flute and piano, 3 p.m. Aug. 21 and 22. . . . Pianist Jeannette Fang, playing Chopin’s Etude in C minor, Op. 25, No. 12 (“Ocean”); Margaret Bonds’ “Troubled Water;” J.S. Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 875, and Toccata in C minor, BWV 911; the intermezzi in A minor and A major from Brahms’ “Six Piano Pieces,” Op. 118; Caroline Shaw’s “Gustave le Gray;” and Scriabin’s Sonata No. 5, Op. 53, 3 p.m. Aug. 29. Tickets: $25 (concerts only), $50-$80 (concerts with food and drink), $10 (live online stream). Details: (540) 839-5018; http://garthnewel.org

At the Filene Center amphitheater of Wolf Trap, 1625 Trap Road in Fairfax County: Soprano Renée Fleming with the National Symphony Orchestra, Patrick Summers conducting, singing Ravel’s “Shéhérazade” and songs and arias by Flotow, Puccini, Leoncavallo and Lerner & Loewe, along with orchestral works by Mozart, Gershwin and Richard Rodgers, 8 p.m. Aug. 6. Tickets: $27-$102. . . . The National Symphony in live accompaniment of a screening of “Star Wars: a New Hope,” 8 p.m. Aug. 27. Tickets: $40-$77. Details: (703) 255-1868; http://wolftrap.org

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