October calendar

The course of Covid-19 infections may require postponements, cancellations, substitution of artists or repertory, or other changes. Many indoor venues have instituted seating limitations, vaccination and mask-wearing requirements, and other safety measures. Check with presenters and/or venues for details.

Oct. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Women’s Chorale & Schola Cantorum
UR Jazz Ensemble
UR Wind Ensemble
UR Symphony Orchestra

“Family Weekend Concert
program TBA

free; tickets required
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Oct. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
CNU Lawn, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Erin Freeman conducting
Nick Ziobro, vocals

“Symphony under the Stars”
Smith: “The Star-Spangled Banner”
Porter: “Can-Can: Selection for Orchestra”
David: “This Guy’s in Love With You’
Strouse: “Lotta Livin’ To Do”/“Shall We Dance”
Ellington: “Duke Ellington! a Medley for Orchestra”
Gold: “Forever Young”
Porter: “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”
Gershwin: “An American in Paris”
Hosay: “Patriotic Sing-Along”

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

Oct. 1 (11:30 a.m.)
Oct. 2 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major
Hilary Hahn, violin
Florence Price: Symphony No. 3 in C minor
$15-$89
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Oct. 2 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Oct. 3 (3:30 p.m.)
Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center, Charlottesville High School, 1400 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville Symphony
Benjamin Rous conducting

members of Charlottesville Ballet
Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 136
Elgar: Serenade in E minor
Dvořák: Serenade in E major
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – Adagietto
Gabriela Lena Frank: “Escaramuza”

$8-$45
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Oct. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Academy Center of the Arts Historic Theater, 600 Main St., Lynchburg
Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra
Lynchburg Symphony Youth Orchestra
David Glover conducting
Emily Rist Glover, violin

“Lynchburg’s Finest”
program TBA

$6-$75
(434) 846-8499
http://lynchburgsymphony.org

Oct. 3 (3 p.m.)
Grace Street Theater, Virginia Commonwealth University, 934 W. Grace St., Richmond
Rennolds Chamber Concerts:
Harlem String Quartet
Mozart: Quartet in F major, K. 590
Jessie Montgomerey: “Strum”
Dizzy Gillespie: “A Night in Tunisia”
(arr. Dave Glenn & Harlem Quartet)
George Walker: “Lyric for Strings”
Adonis G. Matos: Fugato
William Grant Still: “Lyric Quartet”
Wynton Marsalis: “At the Octoroon Balls”
(excerpts)
Guido López-Gavilán: “Cuarteto en Guaguanco”

$30
(804) 828-1166
http://arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/

Oct. 6 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Terry Austin directing

program TBA
free
(804) 828-1166
http://arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/

Oct. 7 (5:30 p.m.)
lawn of Harrison Opera House, 160 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk
Oct. 9 (3 p.m.)
Heritage Amphitheater, Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road, Chesterfield
Oct. 10 (3 p.m.)
Barrett’s Landing Park, 100 Barrett St., Franklin
Oct. 12 (5:30 p.m.)
Williamsburg Community Building, 401 N. Boundary St.
Oct. 13 (5:30 p.m.)
Portsmouth Art & Culture Center, 400 High St.
Oct. 14 (7 p.m.)
Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Opera
conductor TBA
Frances Pollock & Jessica Murphy Moo: “Earth to Kenzie” (family chamber opera)
cast TBA
free
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

Oct. 7 (7:30 p.m.)
31st Street Park, 31st Street at oceanfront, Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Erin Freeman conducting

students from Governor’s School for the Arts
“Symphony by the Sea”
Copland: “Rodeo” – Hoe Down
Rodgers-Bennett: “The King and I”
Brahms-Parlow: “Hungarian Dance” No. 5
Jobim-Ployhar: “The Girl from Ipanema”
Florence Price: Symphony No. 1 in E minor – “Juba Dance”
Johann Strauss II: “Thunder and Lightning” Polka
Rouse-Harrell/Richman: “Orange Blossom Special”
Kander-Ricketts: “Chicago” Medley
Garland-Holcombe: “In the Mood”
Gamble-Lowden: “TSOP: The Sound of Philadelphia”
Saint-Saëns: “Samson et Dalila” – Bacchanale
Williams-Bachalis: “Happy”

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

Oct. 7 (7 p.m.)
Oct. 9 (8 p.m.)
Oct. 10 (3 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Paavo Järvi conducting

Erkki-Sven Tüür: “Aditus”
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor
$15-$89
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Oct. 8 (7:30 p.m.)
Williamsburg Community Chapel, 3899 John Tyler Highway
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting

Weber: “Der Freischütz” Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor

Inna Faliks, piano
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (“Rhenish”)
$55 (live attendance); $25 (access to online stream)
(757) 229-9857
http://williamsburgsymphony.org

Oct. 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
Andrew Stevenson, classical guitar
program TBA
(804) 828-1166
http://arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/

Oct. 10 (4 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
Sonia Vlahcevic, piano
program TBA
free
(804) 828-1166
http://arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/

Oct. 11 (8 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Myssyk conducting

Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate: “Chokfi,’ Sarcasm for string orchestra and percussion
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor (“From the New World”)

free
(804) 828-1166
http://arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/

Oct. 14 (6:30 p.m.)
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Overbrook Road at Ownby Lane, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
conductor TBA
program TBA
$15
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Oct. 14 (7 p.m.)
Oct. 15 (8 p.m.)
Oct. 16 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
Steven Reineke conducting

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” with live orchestral accompaniment
$39-$99
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Oct. 15 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Oct. 16 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Pops
Erin Freeman conducting

“Hotel California: a Salute to the Eagles”
$25-$81
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Oct. 16 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
Rennolds Chamber Concerts:
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
program TBA
$30
Public masterclass at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Vlahcevic Concert Hall (free admission)
(804) 828-1166
http://arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/

Oct. 16 (7:30 p.m.)
Oct. 17 (3:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Chamber Music Series:
Marco Schirripa: “Five Encounters”
Ayn Balija, viola
I-Jen Fang, marimba

Katherine Hoover: “Two Preludes”
Kelly Sulick, flute
I-Jen Fang, marimba & vibraphone

Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25
John Mayhood, piano
David Sariti, violin
Ayn Balija, viola
Adam Carter, cello

$15
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Oct. 17 (3 p.m.)
Shaftman Performance Hall, Jefferson Center, 541 Luck Ave. SW, Roanoke
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
David Stewart Wiley conducting
Jeff Midkiff, mandolin
Akemi Takayama, violin

“From Baroque to Billy Joel”
program TBA

$34-$56
(540) 343-9127
http://rso.com

Oct. 17 (4 p.m.)
Trinity Lutheran Church, 2915 N. Parham Road, Richmond
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Johnny Gandelsman & Njioma Grevious, violins
Jordan Bak, viola
James Wilson, cello
Mary Boodell, flute

Amy Beach: Theme and Variations, Op. 80, for flute and string quartet
Florence Price: Quartet No. 2 in A minor
Dvořák: Quartet in F major, Op. 96 (“American”)

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

Oct. 17 (3 p.m.)
Center for the Arts. George Mason University, Fairfax
Sphinx Virtuosi
“Tracing Visions”
Xavier Foley: “Ev’ry Voice”
Florence Price: Quartet No. 2 in A minor – Andante cantabile
Jessie Montgomery: “Banner!”
Ricardo Herz: “Mourinho”
Andrea Casarrubios: “Seven”
Ginastera: Concerto for strings – Finale: Furioso

$29-$48
(703) 993-2787
http://cfa.calendar.gmu.edu

Oct. 17 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
Jonas Kaufmann, tenor
pianist TBA
program TBA
$59-$169
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Oct. 18 (7 p.m.)
Historic Mankin Mansion, 4200 Oakleys Lane, Highland Springs
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Johnny Gandelsman, violin
Angélica Negrón: “A través del manto luminoso”
works TBA by Rhiannon Giddens, Tyshawn Sorey, Conrad Tao, Christina Courtin

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

Oct. 19 (7:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Tuesday Evening Concerts:
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center:
Cho-Liang Lin & Stella Chen, violins
Paul Neubauer, viola
Sihao He, cello
Anthony Manzo, double-bass

Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 136
Purcell-Britten: Chacony
Dvořák: String Quintet in G major, Op. 77

$12-$39
(434) 924-3376
http://tecs.org

Oct. 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Dover Quartet
Haochen Zhang, piano

Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
Marc Neikrug: Piano Quintet No. 2
(premiere)
Mendelssohn: Quartet in D major, Op. 44, No. 1

$45
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Oct. 22 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Oct. 23 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Oct. 24 (2:30 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Steven Jarvi conducting

Wynton Marsalis: Concerto for tubist and orchestra
Carol Jantsch, tuba
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor (“From the New World”)
$25-$81
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Oct. 22 (7:30 p.m.)
Paramount Theater, 215 E. Main St., Charlottesville
Waynesboro Symphony Orchestra
Peter Wilson conducting

“Symphonic Masquerade: an Evening Out of this World”
works TBA by Holst, Richard Strauss, John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner, Michael Giacchino, Alan Silvestri

$30-$75
(434) 979-1333
http://theparamount.net

Oct. 22 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
University Singers
Virginia Glee Club
Virginia Women’s Chorus
UVa Chamber Singers

“Family Weekend Choral Showcase”
program TBA

$10
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Oct. 23 (8 p.m.)
Oct. 24 (3 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting

Melissa Dunphy: “Overdrive”
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major

Sterling Elliott, cello
Stravinsky: “Pulcinella” Suite
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major (“Classical”)

$10-$82 (live attendance); $30 (online video-audio stream, accessible from Oct. 27)
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Oct. 25 (7:30 p.m.)
Kaufman Theater, Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Place, Norfolk
Feldman Chamber Music Society:
Ariel Quartet
Wolf: “Italian Serenade”
Schubert: Quartet in A minor, D. 804 (“Rosamunde”)
Beethoven: Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 (“Razumovsky”)

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

Oct. 26 (8 p.m.)
Williamsburg Regional Library, 515 Scotland St.
Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg:
Ariel Quartet
Wolf: “Italian Serenade”
Schubert: Quartet in A minor, D. 804 (“Rosamunde”)
Beethoven: Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 (“Razumovsky”)

$25
(757) 741-3300
http://chambermusicwilliamsburg.org

Oct. 28 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Will Liverman, baritone
pianist TBA
program TBA
$25
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Oct. 28 (7:30 p.m.)
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg
Imani Winds
Catalyst Quartet

“(im)migration: music of change”
Mongo Santamaria: “Afro Blue”
Florence Price: “Negro Folksongs in Counterpoint”
Roberto Sierra: “Concierto da Cámera”
Jessie Montgomery: “Sergeant McCauley”

$20-$45
(540) 231-5300
http://artscenter.vt.edu

Oct. 28 (7 p.m.)
Oct. 29 (8 p.m.)
Oct. 30 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier conducting

Bizet: “L’Arlésienne” suites Nos. 1-2 (selections)
Angélica Negrón: “En otra noche, en otro mundo”
Ravel: “Daphnis et Chloé”

$15-$89
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Oct. 29 (7:30 p.m.)
Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Boulevard
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Pops
David Stewart Wiley conducting
Jean ’n Classics, guest stars

“Every Breath You Take: Music of Sting & the Police”
$31-$56
(540) 343-9127
http://rso.com

Oct. 30 (11 a.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony LolliPops
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting

“Halloween Spooktacular!”
program TBA

$10-$20
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Oct. 30 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Pops
Benjamin Rous conducting

“Music: the Final Frontier, a Sci-Fi Spectacular”
$25-$110
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Oct. 30 (7:30 p.m.)
St. George’s Episcopal Church, 905 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg
Achim Loch, John Vreeland & Trystan Bennett, organ
“Scary Music for Organ”
J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Toto: “Dune”
works TBA by Buxtehude, Reger, Langlais, Leo Sowerby, others

free
(540) 373-4133
http://stgeorgesepiscopal.net

Oct. 31 (3 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra PB&J
Helen Martell conducting

“Halloween Spooktacular”
program TBA

$12-$22
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

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