September calendar

Optimistically returning to our pre-pandemic calendar format, with the proviso that the course of Covid-19 infections may require postponements, cancellations and other changes. Most indoor venues have instituted seating limitations, mask-wearing requirements and other safety measures. Check with presenters and/or venues for details.

Sept. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Lake Matoaka Amphitheater, 121 Ukrop Way, Williamsburg
Sept. 5 (7 p.m.)
Chesapeake City Park, 900 City Park Drive
Sept. 9 (7:30 p.m.)
31st Street Park, 31st Street at oceanfront, Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
conductor TBA
students of Governor’s School for the Arts
“Symphony under the Stars”
Copland: “Rodeo” – “Hoe Down”
Richard Rodgers (arr. Bennett): “The King and I” (excerpts)
Brahms: “Hungarian Dance” No. 5 in G minor
Antonio Carlos Jobim: “The Girl from Ipanema”
Florence Price: Symphony No. 1 in E minor – “Juba Dance”
Johann Strauss II: “Thunder and Lightning Polka”
Rouse: “Orange Blossom Special”
John Kander: “Chicago” medley
Garland: “In the Mood”
Gamble TSOP: “The Sound of Philadelphia”
Saint-Saëns: “Samson et Dalila” – Bacchanale
Pharrell Williams: “Happy”

free
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Sept. 4 (3 p.m.)
Sept. 5 (3 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, off Route 220 between Warm Springs & Hot Springs, Bath County
Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Wanchi, violin

Dvořák: “Cypresses”
Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81

$25 (concert); $50 (concert with picnic); $55 (concert with wine); $80 (concert with picnic & wine)
(540) 839-5018
http://garthnewel.org

Sept. 5 (8 p.m.)
West Lawn of US Capitol, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Larry Loh conducting
Ben Folds, vocalist
Charlie Young, saxophone

Labor Day Concert
works TBA by Duke Ellington, Carlos Simon, Jessie Montgomery, Michael Abels
free
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Sept. 8 (7:30 p.m.)
The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna
Opera Lafayette
Ryan Brown directing

François-André Danican Philidor: “Le maréchal ferrant” (“The Blacksmith”)
Pascale Beaudin & Emilie Faiella, sopranos
Arnold Livingston Geis & Frank Kelley, tenors
Dominque Côté, baritone
Joshua Conyers, bass-baritone
Ryan Brown, violin
Dom Flemons & Dylan Kober, guitars
Doug Balliett, bass
Nick Olcott, stage direction

sung in English
$38
(703) 255-1868
http://wolftrap.org

Sept. 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Amy Schwartz Moretti & Timothy Summers, violins
Nicholas Cords, viola
Edward Arron, cello
Raphael Bell, cello
Andrew Armstrong & Lukáš Vondráček, piano

Jessie Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 1 for solo violin
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1 (“Ghost”)
Dvořák: Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op. 87

$6-$25
(434) 979-1922
http://theparamount.net

Sept. 10 (12:30 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
Tessa Lark, Amy Schwartz Moretti & Timothy Summers, violins
Nicholas Cords, viola
Edward Arron & Raphael Bell, cellos
Andrew Armstrong & Lukáš Vondráček, piano

Community Concert
Offenbach: Duo for two cellos
Martinů: “Three Madrigals” for violin and viola
William Grant Still: “Mother and Child”
Dvořák-Kreisler: “Songs My Mother Taught Me”

free
(434) 979-1922
http://theparamount.net

Sept. 10 (7:30 p.m.)
Kennedy Center, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano
US Marine Band (“The President’s Own”)

speakers TBA
“Concert of Remembrance” for victims of the pandemic
program TBA

free (first-come, first-served)
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Sept. 12 (3 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Valentina Peleggi conducting

“Violins of Hope”
Schubert: Quartet in D minor, D. 810 (“Death and the Maiden”)
(Mahler orchestration)
Pavel Haas: “Study for Strings”
Grażyna Bacewicz: Concerto for string orchestra

Ilse Weber: “Wiegala” (Fernando Arroyo orchestration)
John Williams: Theme from “Schindler’s List” (Robert Longfield orchestration)
Daisuke Yamamoto, violin
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – Adagietto
$10-$35
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Sept. 14 (7:30 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville
Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival:
James Ehnes, Tessa Lark & Timothy Summers, violins
Nicholas Cords, viola
Edward Arron & Raphael Bell, cellos
Andrew Armstrong, piano

Janáček: Quartet No. 1 (“Kreutzer Sonata”)
Reena Esmail: “Zeher” (“Poison”)
Josef Suk: “Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale” (“St. Wenceslas”)
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50

$6-$25
(434) 979-1922
http://theparamount.net

Sept. 14 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, Steven Reineke & Thomas Wilkins conducting
Joshua Bergasse, director-choreographer
Renée Fleming, soprano
Ben Folds, vocalist
Punch Brothers
Keb Mo’
Christian McBride, bass

other artists TBA
Kennedy Center 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert
program TBA

$59-$119
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Sept. 16 (7:30 p.m.)
31st Street Park, 31st Street at the oceanfront, Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
conductor TBA
“Symphony by the Sea”
John Stafford Smith: “The Star-Spangled Banner”
Glinka: “Russlan and Ludmilla” Overture
Adolphus Hailstork: “Celebration”
John Williams: “Wide Receiver”
Elgar: “Pomp and Circumstance” March No. 4
Meredith Willson: “The Music Man: Symphonic Impressions”
Verdi: “Aïda” – “Triumphal March”
Kool and the Gang: “Celebration”
Jimmy Lopez: “Fiesta: Four Pop Dances for Orchestra”
Tchaikovsky: “1812 Overture”
Sousa: “The Stars and Stripes Forever”

free
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Sept. 17 (7:30 p.m.)
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra
Andres Lopera conducting

Johann Strauss II: “Die Fledermaus” Overture
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

Eun Joo Chung, piano
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor
Brahms: “Hungarian Dance” No. 5 in G minor

$10-$25 (access to online video-audio stream)
(757) 229-9857
http://williamsburgsymphony.org

Sept. 18 (3 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Thalea String Quartet
Angela Lehman, narrator

“Our Places”
program TBA

free
(804) 304-6312
http://cmscva.org

Sept. 18 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins conducting

Peter Boyer: “Balance of Power” (premiere)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
Lang Lang, piano
Howard Hanson: Symphony No. 2 (“Romantic”)
$39-$139
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Sept. 19 (4 p.m.)
Seventh Street Christian Church, Grove and Malvern avenues, Richmond
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Thalea String Quartet
James Wilson, cello

Daniel Bernard Roumain: Quartet No. 5 (“Parks”)
Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D. 956

$5-$30
(804) 304-6312
http://cmscva.org

Sept. 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Kaufman Theater, Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Place, Norfolk
Feldman Chamber Music Society:
Boston Trio
Haydn: Piano Trio in C major, Hob. XV:21
Fauré: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120
Brahms: Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8

$15-$25
(757) 552-1630
http://feldmanchambermusic.org

Sept. 21 (8 p.m.)
Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St.
Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg:
Adaskin String Trio
Sally Pinkas, piano

program TBA
$25
http://chambermusicwilliamsburg.org

Sept. 24 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Sept. 25 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Sept. 26 (2:30 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St. Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Akiko Fujimoto conducting

Hindemith: “Ragtime”
Duke Ellington: “Harlem”
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Gershwin: “Rhapsody in Blue”

Natasha Paremski, piano
$25-$81
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Sept. 25 (8 p.m.)
Sept. 26 (3 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Valentina Peleggi conducting

Adolphus Hailstork: “Fanfare on ‘Amazing Grace’ ”
Florence Price: Piano Concerto in one movement

Louis Schwizgebel, piano
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor (“From the New World”)
$10-$82 (live attendance); $30 (online video-audio stream, accessible from Sept. 29)
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Sept. 25 (7 p.m.)
Kennedy Center, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting

Carlos Simon: “The Block”
Ginastera: “Estancia – Four Dances”
Rimsky-Korsakov: “Scheherazade”

$65-$99
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Sept. 26 (3 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
Christopher Martin, organ
works TBA by J.S. Bach, George Baker, Christian Friedrich Ruppe, Naji Hakim, Firmin Swinnen, John Knowles Paine
donation requested
(804) 288-1131
http://rrcb.org/concertseries

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