November calendar

Classical performances in and around Richmond, with selected events elsewhere in Virginia and the Washington area. Program information, provided by presenters, is updated as details become available. Check with venues on masking, proof of Covid-19 vaccination or negative test results and other public-health requirements. Adult single-ticket prices are listed; senior, student/youth, military, group and other discounts may be offered.

Nov. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
South Lawn (Homer Flat), University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Wind Ensemble
New Music Ensemble
Jazz Ensemble

Terry Riley: “In C”
free
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Nov. 3 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Guitar Program
“An Evening of Classical Guitar”
works TBA by J.S. Bach, Sor, Villa-Lobos, Ponce, others

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

Nov. 3 (8 p.m.)
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW, Washington
Lara Downes, piano
Thalea Quartet
Rita Dove, poet

“Tomorrow I May Be Far Away”
works TBA by William Grant Still, Duke Ellington, Florence Price, Quinn Mason, Carlos Simon, Nina Simone, Alvin Singleton

$40
(202) 785-9727 (Washington Performing Arts)
http://washingtonperformingarts.org

Nov. 4 (7 p.m.)
Nov. 6 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan conducting

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069
Telemann: Orchestral Suite in F major, TWV 55:F3
Haydn: Symphony No. 98 in B flat major

$29-$89
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Nov. 4 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Renée Fleming VOICES & Fortas Chamber Music Concerts:
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Copland House Ensemble

Pierre Jalbert: “Crossings”
John Harbison: “Songs America Loves to Sing”
(selections)
Richard Danielpour: “A Standing Witness”

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

Nov. 5 (8 p.m.)
Nov. 6 (7:30 p.m.)
Nov. 7 (2:30 p.m.)
Harrison Opera House, 160 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Puccini: “La Bohème: Rodolfo Remembers”
(concept & adaptation by Keturah Stickann & Bruce Stasyna for San Diego Opera)
Matthew Vickers (Rodolfo)
Raquel González (Mimi)
Luis Orozco (Marcello)
Marlen Nahhas (Musetta)
Eric J. McConnell (Colline)
Nicholas Martorano (Schaunard)
Keturah Stickann, stage director

in Italian, English captions
$25-$130
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

Nov. 5 (8 p.m.)
Capital One Hall, 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons
National Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan conducting

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D major, BWV 1069
Telemann: Orchestral Suite in F major, TWV 55:F3
Haydn: Symphony No. 98 in B flat major

$29-$69
(800) 653-8000 (Ticketmaster)
http://capitalonehall.com/events

Nov. 6 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Sigma Alpha Iota artists
program TBA
free
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org/gellman-concerts/

Nov. 6 (4 p.m.)
Williamsburg Community Chapel, 3899 John Tyler Highway
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra
Michael Butterman conducting

Vaughan Williams: “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis”
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor
Massenet: “Thaïs” – “Méditation”

Zuill Bailey, cello
Elgar: “Enigma Variations”
$55 (live attendance); $25 (access to online stream)
(757) 229-9857
http://williamsburgsymphony.org

Nov. 6 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Nov. 7 (3:30 p.m.)
Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center, Charlottesville High School, 1400 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia
Benjamin Rous conducting

Missy Mazzoli: Double-Bass Concerto (“Dark with Excessive Bright”)
Peter Spaar, double-bass
Gershwin: Lullaby
Beethoven: Quartet in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4
(string-orchestra arrangement)
$8-$45
(434) 924-3376
http://cvillesymphony.org

Nov. 6 (7 p.m.)
Nov. 8 (7 p.m.)
Nov. 10 (7:30 p.m.)
Nov. 14 (2 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington
Washington National Opera:
WNO Orchestra & Chorus
Evan Rogister conducting
Pretty Yende & Alexandria Shiner, sopranos
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Brownlee & David Butt Philip, tenors
Christian Van Horn, bass-baritone
Brenna Corner, stage director

“Come Home: a Celebration of Return”
program TBA

$45-$299
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Nov. 7 (3 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Schola Cantorum & Women’s Chorale
members of 1971 University Choir
Jeffrey Riehl directing

Mary Beth Bennett: “There Must Be Silence” (premiere)
trad.-James Erb: “Shenandoah”
other works TBA

free
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu/events

Nov. 7 (3 p.m.)
Capital One Hall, 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons
Capital Wind Symphony
George Etheridge directing

Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poem for flute
Erin Fleming Morgan, flute
Delibes: “Sylvia” – March and Procession of Bacchus
Mark Camphouse: “A Movement for Rosa”
Johan de Meij: Symphony No. 1 (“The Lord of the Rings”)
Sousa: “Hands Across the Sea”
Kenneth J. Alford: “Eagle Squadron”

free
(800) 653-8000 (Ticketmaster)
http://capitalonehall.com/events

Nov. 7 (4 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Jerusalem Quartet
Pinchas Zukerman, violin & viola
Amanda Forsyth, cello

Bruckner: String Quintet in F major – Adagio
Dvořák: String Sextet in A major, Op. 48
Brahms: String Sextet in B flat major, Op. 18

$41-$65
(888) 945-2468 (Tickets.com)
http://cfa.calendar.gmu.edu

Nov. 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Tuesday Evening Concerts:
Augustin Hadelich, violin
J.S. Bach: Partita No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: “Blue/s Forms”
Ysaÿe: Sonata No. 2 (“Obsession”)
J.S. Bach: Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004

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

Nov. 11 (7 p.m.)
Nov. 12 (11:30 a.m.)
Nov. 13 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Juanjo Mena conducting

Schumann: “Manfred” Overture
Bryce Dessner: Concerto for two pianos

Katia & Marielle Labèque, pianos
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major
$15-$89
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Nov. 12 (7:30 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta & Paul Sanho Kim conducting

Bizet: “Carmen” (excerpts)
Brian Nedvin, tenor
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor (“Unfinished”)
Adolphus Hailstork: “Fanfare on ‘Amazing Grace’ ”

$25-$110
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Nov. 12 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
University Singers
Michael Slon directing

concert celebrating women and marking 50th anniversary of co-education at UVa
program TBA

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

Nov. 13 (8 p.m.)
Nov. 14 (3 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Valentina Peleggi conducting

Ruth Gipps: Symphony No. 2 in B major
Gipps: Oboe Concerto in D minor

Katherine Needleman, oboe
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
$10-$82 (live attendance); $30 (online video-audio stream, accessible from Nov. 17)
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Nov. 13 (7:30 p.m.)
Nov. 14 (3 p.m.)
Shaftman Performance Hall, Jefferson Center, 541 Luck Ave., Roanoke
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
David Stewart Wiley conducting

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 (“Jupiter”)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491

Terrence Wilson, piano
Soon Hee Newbold: “Perseus”
$34-$56
(540) 343-9127
http://rso.com

Nov. 13 (8 p.m.)
Nov. 14 (2 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Virginia Opera
Brandon Eldredge conducting

Puccini: “La Bohème: Rodolfo Remembers”
(concept & adaptation by Keturah Stickann & Bruce Stasyna for San Diego Opera)
Matthew Vickers (Rodolfo)
Raquel González (Mimi)
Luis Orozco (Marcello)
Marlen Nahhas (Musetta)
Eric J. McConnell (Colline)
Nicholas Martorano (Schaunard)
Keturah Stickann, stage director

in Italian, English captions
$45-$115
(888) 945-2468 (Tickets.com)
http://vaopera.org

Nov. 14 (2 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Kennedy Center Chamber Players:
Dayna Hepler & Ricardo Cyncynates, violins
David Hardy, cello
Lambert Orkis, piano

Mozart: Piano Trio in E major, K. 542
Clara Wieck Schumann: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17
Franck: Violin Sonata in A major

$36-$41
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Nov. 17 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Young Concert Artists:
Zhu Wang, piano
J.S. Bach: Concerto in D minor, BWV 974 (after Benedetto Marcello)
Schumann: Humoresque in B flat major, Op. 20
Zhang Zhao: “Pi Huang” (Beijing Opera)
Nina Shekhar: work TBA (premiere)

Liszt: “Réminiscences de Norma”
$20-$40
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Nov. 18 (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

Nov. 18 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Nov. 19 (8 p.m.)
Nov. 20 (3:30 p.m.)
The Bridge PAI, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Technosonics ’21 computer music festival:
Matthew Burtner, Ted Coffey & Judith Shatin, composers
MICE (Mobile Interactive Computer Ensembles)
New Music Ensemble

programs TBA
free
concerts streamed live on YouTube
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Nov. 18 (7 p.m.)
Nov. 20 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Simone Young conducting

Arvo Pärt: “Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten”
Britten: Violin Concerto in D minor

Simone Lamsma, violin
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor
$15-$99
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Nov. 19 (8 p.m.)
Nov. 21 (2:30 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Puccini: “La Bohème: Rodolfo Remembers”
(concept & adaptation by Keturah Stickann & Bruce Stasyna for San Diego Opera)
Matthew Vickers (Rodolfo)
Raquel González (Mimi)
Luis Orozco (Marcello)
Marlen Nahhas (Musetta)
Eric J. McConnell (Colline)
Nicholas Martorano (Schaunard)
Keturah Stickann, stage director

in Italian, English captions
$18.75-$130
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

Nov. 19 (7:30 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
Richmond chapter, American Guild of Organists’ Repertoire Recital Series:
Clara Gerdes, organ
Walton: “Orb and Sceptre” (Coronation march, 1953)
Duruflé: Scherzo, Op. 2
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Idyll, from Organ Album, Book I
Reger: “Phantasie über den Choral ‘Hallelujah! Gott zu loben’ ”
Gaston Litaize: “Douze pièces pour grand orgue” – Lied
Liszt: “Mephisto Waltz” No. 1

donation requested
(804) 288-1131
http://rrcb.org

Nov. 19 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Chamber Singers
Michael Slon directing

choral pieces TBA from Broadway shows
$10
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Nov. 20 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
RVA Baroque
Niccolo Seligmann & Raphael Seligmann: “Julie, Monster” (preview)
free
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org/gellman-concerts/

Nov. 20 (2 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Early Music Ensemble
David Sariti, violin & direction

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

Nov. 21 (3:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Chamber Music Series:
Jeannette Jang, violin
Adam Carter, cello
Jeremy Thompson, piano

J.S. Bach: Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009, for solo cello
Debussy: Cello Sonata in D minor
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

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

Nov. 21 (7 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Jeffrey Siegel, piano
“Keyboard Conversations: the Glorious Music of Chopin”
Chopin: solo piano works TBA

$34-$53
(888) 945-2468 (Tickets.com)
http://cfa.calendar.gmu.edu

Nov. 21 (3 p.m.)
Capital One Hall, 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons
Washington Balalaika Society
“Winter Dreams”
program TBA

$30
(800) 653-8000 (Ticketmaster)
http://capitalonehall.com/events

Nov. 22 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Wind Ensemble
Steven Barton directing

Travis Weller: “Chronicles of Hyperion” (premiere)
works TBA by Frescobaldi, Holst, Kabalevsky, Sousa, Ron Nelson
free
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu/events

Nov. 22 (7:30 p.m.)
IX Park, 522 Second Street SE, Charlottesville
UVa Wind Ensemble
writers TBA
“Re:Imagine”
Steve Danyew: “Variations on the Tallis Canon”
Percy Grainger: “Molly on the Shore”
Thomas Albert: “A Maze with Grace”
Giovanni Santos: “Aphelion”
Roger Zare: “Mare Tranquilitatus”
Sohei Kano: “Wave Color”
Satoshi Yagisawa: “Capricious Winds II”

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

Nov. 26 (8 p.m.)
Nov. 27 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
Steven Reineke conducting

Michael Giacchino: Disney & Pixar’s “Up,” film with live orchestral accompaniment
$39-$79
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Nov. 27 (8 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Pops
conductor TBA
guest artists TBA
“Let It Snow!” holiday pops concert
carols, seasonal classics, other works TBA

$9-$82
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Nov. 27 (8 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Canadian Brass
“Making Spirits Bright”
holiday program TBA

$41-$65
(888) 945-2468 (Tickets.com)
http://cfa.calendar.gmu.edu

Nov. 29 (7 p.m.)
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Laurel Street at Floyd Avenue, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
conductor TBA
other artists TBA
Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ annual Christmas concert
program TBA

$55-$70 (live attendance); $30 (online stream)
(804) 285-5900 (Commonwealth Catholic Charities)
http://ccofva.org/tickets

Nov. 29 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Chamber Music Ensembles
program TBA
free
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu/events

Nov. 30 (7:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Tuesday Evening Concerts:
Trio Celeste
Beethoven: Piano Trio in G major, Op. 1, No. 2
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66

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

Dec. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Kordzaia conducting
Matthew Robinson, violin
Rilyn McKallip, flute

program TBA
free
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu/events

Dec. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Young Concert Artists:
William Socolof, bass-baritone
pianist TBA
Ibert: “Quatre Chansons de Don Quichotte”
Robert Owens: “Die Nacht,” “Morgendämmerung”
Schubert: “Schwanengesang” (selections)
Leaha Maria Villareal: “Crossing the Rubicon”
Debussy: “Trois Chansons de Bilitis”
Joel Engel: “Jewish Folksongs” (selections)
Mahler: “Urlicht”
Matthew Aucoin: “Three Whitman Songs”

$20-$40
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Dec. 4 (7:30 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Richmond Symphony Chorus

soloists TBA
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting
“A Baroque Holiday”
Handel: “Messiah”
(excerpts)
other works TBA

$18-$54
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Dec. 4 (7:30 p.m.)
Academy of the Arts Historic Theater, 600 Main St., Lynchburg
Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra
David Glover conducting

guest artists TBA
“Happy Holidays”
program TBA

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

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