January 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. Adult ticket prices are listed; senior, student/youth, military, group and other discounts may be offered.

Primary Covid-19 safety protocols are listed for each event. Contact presenters or venues for detailed requirements.

Jan. 9 (3 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin Rous conducting

family concert:
“The Mozart Experience”
program TBA

activities in lobby, 2 p.m.
$12-$22
masks required
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Jan. 9 (2 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Vocal Arts DC:
David Portillo, tenor
Craig Terry, piano

works TBA by Barber, Britten, Ginastera, Carlos Guastavino
$50
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 13 (7 p.m.)
Jan. 15 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 16 (3 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major
George Walker: Sinfonia No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor

$15-$109
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 14 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Jan. 15 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Kellen Gray conducting

Undine Smith Moore: “Scenes from the Life of a Martyr”
Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone
Norfolk State University Concert Choir

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

Jan. 15 (11 a.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting
Amaryn Olmeda, violin

“Dreams of Freedom: ‘My Hero, Martin’ ” by Morgan Avery McCoy, Inc.
$10
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 15 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Naho Bessho, piano
works TBA by Grieg, Schubert, Sibelius, Prokofiev, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
free
masks required
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org/events

Jan. 16 (8 p.m.)
The Loft at the HofGarden, 2818 W. Broad St.
Classical Revolution RVA:
artists TBA
“Classical Incarnations”
program TBA

donation requested
masks required
(804) 424-3303 (HofGarden)
http://www.classicalrevolutionrva.com/events

Jan. 16 (7 p.m.)
Second Calvary Baptist Church, 2940 Corprew Ave., Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Kellen Gray conducting
Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone

“A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”
free
masks required
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Jan. 19 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Rossini: “The Barber of Seville” Overture
Debussy: Rhapsodie for alto saxophone and orchestra
Courtney Bryan: “Carmen, Jazz Suite on Themes by Bizet”

Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Ibert: “Concertino da Camera”
Turina: “La oración del terrero”

$40
masks required
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Jan. 20 (7 p.m.)
Jan. 21 (11:30 a.m.)
Jan. 22 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting

Beethoven: “Leonore” Overture No. 3
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 4 (“Autochthonous”)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major

$15-$109
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 20 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Rossini: “The Barber of Seville” Overture
Debussy: Rhapsodie for alto saxophone and orchestra
Courtney Bryan: “Carmen, Jazz Suite on Themes by Bizet”

Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Ibert: “Concertino da Camera”
Turina: “La oración del terrero”

$44-$98
proof of vaccination or negative test result & masks required
(301) 581-5100
http://strathmore.org

Jan. 21 (7:30 p.m.)
Perkinson Arts Center, 11810 Centre St., Chester
Richmond Symphony
Emanuele Andrizzi conducting

C.P.E. Bach: Flute Concerto in D minor
Mary Boodell, flute
Stacy Garrop: “Spectacle of Light”
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (“Rhenish”)

$22.50
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 21 (7:30 p.m.)
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Grove Avenue at Three Chopt Road, Richmond
Richmond chapter, American Guild of Organists Repertoire Recital Series:
Dexter Kennedy, organ
Franck: Choral No. 1 in E major
Franck: Fantaisie in A major
Franck: Pièce héroïque in B minor
Franck: Choral No. 2 in B minor
Franck: Cantabile in B major
Franck: Choral No. 3 in A minor

donation requested
masks required
(804) 288-2867
http://richmondago.org

Jan. 21 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Jan. 22 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Pops
conductor TBA
Teri Hansen, Ali Ewolt & Nathaniel Stampley, guest stars
“Golden Age of Broadway”
$25-$81
masks required
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Jan. 23 (3 p.m.)
Blackwell Auditorium, Randolph-Macon College, 205 Henry St., Ashland
Richmond Symphony
Emanuele Andrizzi conducting

C.P.E. Bach: Flute Concerto in D minor
Mary Boodell, flute
Stacy Garrop: “Spectacle of Light”
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (“Rhenish”)

$22
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 23 (3 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Paul Hanson, piano & speaker
lecture-recital on Ives’ Piano Sonata No. 1
free; ticket registration required
masks required
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Jan. 23 (3 p.m.)
The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Granados: Spanish Dance No. 5
Francisco Tárrega: “Recuerdos de la Alhambra”
Leo Brouwer: “El Decameron Negro”
Tárrega: “Capricho Arabe”
Albéniz-Segovia: “Asturias”
Antonio Lauro: Waltz No. 3 (“Natalia”)
Gentil Montaña: “Suite Colombiana” No. 2 – “Porro”
Augustín Barrios: “La Catedral”
Barrios: “Julia Florida”
Barrios: Waltz No. 3
Barrios: Waltz No. 4

$44
proof of vaccination or negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(703) 255-1868
http://wolftrap.org

Jan. 23 (7 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Jeffrey Siegel, piano & speaker
“Keyboard Conversations: Fantastic Fantasies”
Wilhelm Stenhammar: Fantasy in B minor, Op. 11, No. 1
Mendelssohn: “The Last Rose of Summer”
works TBA by J.S. Bach, Mozart

$29-$48
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result & masks required
(703) 993-2787
http://cfa.gmu.edu

Jan. 25 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Fortas Chamber Music Series:
Jaime Laredo & Cathy Meng, violins
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Sharon Robinson & Keith Robinson, cellos

Erwin Schulhoff: Duo for violin and cello
Richard Danielpour: “A Shattered Vessel”
Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D. 956

$45
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 27 (7 p.m.)
Jan. 28 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 29 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting

Beethoven: “The Consecration of the House” Overture
George Walker: Sinfonia No. 4
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor (“Choral”)

Camilla Tilling, soprano
Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano
Isaacha Savage, tenor
Hanno Müller-Brachmann, bass-baritone
The Washington Chorus

$15-$109
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 28 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 29 (7:30 p.m.)
Jan. 30 (2:30 p.m.)
Harrison Opera House, 160 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer: “Three Decembers”
Karen Ziemba (Madeline Mitchell)
Cecilia Violetta López (Beatrice Mitchell)
Efraín Solís (Charlie Mitchell)
Lawrence Edelson, stage director

in English, English captions
$15-$85
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

Jan. 28 (7:30 p.m.)
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg
Danish String Quartet
program TBA
$25-$55
masks required
(540) 231-5300
http://artscenter.vt.edu

Jan. 29 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Donovan Williams, violin & composer
Hope Armstrong Erb, piano

works TBA by Copland, Williams, Florence Price, James Erb, John Winn
free
masks required
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org/events

Jan. 29 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 30 (3 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Valentina Peleggi conducting

Roxanna Panufnik: “Alma’s Songs without Words”
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major

Stefan Jackiw, violin
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor
$10-$82
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 29 (8 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Royal Philharmonic
Vasily Petrenko conducting

Britten: “Four Sea Interludes from ‘Peter Grimes’ ”
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor

Kian Soltani, cello
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
$45-$75
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result & masks required
(703) 993-2787
http://cfa.gmu.edu

Jan. 30 (3:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Chamber Music Series:
artists TBA
program TBA
$15
masks required
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Jan. 30 (7 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs
Michele Fowlin & Theodore Thorpe III directing
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker directing

“Living the Dream . . . Singing the Dream”
program TBA

$25-$75
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(202) 784-9727 (Washington Performing Arts)
http://washingtonperformingarts.org

Jan. 31 (7:30 p.m.)
Kaufman Theater, Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Place, Norfolk
Feldman Chamber Music Society:
Escher Quartet
Mozart: Quartet in C major, K. 465 (“Dissonance”)
Bartók: Quartet No. 3
Beethoven: Quartet in E flat major, Op. 127
George Walker: “Lyric for Strings”

$25 (seating limited)
masks required
(757) 552-1630
http://feldmanchambermusic.org

Feb. 1 (8 p.m.)
Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St.
Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg:
Escher Quartet
Mozart: Quartet in C major, K. 465 (“Dissonance”)
Bartók: Quartet No. 3
Beethoven: Quartet in E flat major, Op. 127
George Walker: “Lyric for Strings”

$25 (waiting list)
masks required
(757) 741-3300 (Williamsburg Regional Library)
http://chambermusicwilliamsburg.org

Feb. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Vocal Arts DC:
Will Liverman, baritone
Myra Huang, piano

Ravel: “Don Quichotte a Dulcinée”
works TBA by Richard Strauss, Howard Swanson

$50
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Feb. 1 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts:
Sphinx Symphony Orchestra
Tito Muñoz conducting
Exigence Vocal Ensemble
J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
members of The Washington Chorus
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade for orchestra
Valerie Colman: “Seven O’Clock Shout”
Michael Abels: “Delights and Dances”
trad.-Augustus Hill: “Fix Me, Jesus”
Carlos Cordero: “Holding Our Breath”
Joel Thompson: “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed”
John Legend-Eugene Rogers: “Selma” – “Glory”

$20-$50
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Feb. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Richard Becker, piano & speaker
works TBA by Liszt, Albéniz, Chopin
readings of poems from Becker’s “On Sunday Afternoon”

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

Feb. 3 (7 p.m.)
Feb. 5 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gemma New conducting

Vaughan Williams: “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis”
Missy Mazzoli: Violin Concerto

Jennifer Koh, violin
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major
$15-$109
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Feb. 4 (8 p.m.)
Capital One Hall, 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons
National Symphony Orchestra
Gemma New conducting

Vaughan Williams: “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis”
Missy Mazzoli: Violin Concerto

Jennifer Koh, violin
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major
$29-$69
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 653-8000 (Ticketmaster)
http://capitalonehall.com/events

Feb. 5 (8 p.m.)
Feb. 6 (2 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer: “Three Decembers”
Karen Ziemba (Madeline Mitchell)
Cecilia Violetta López (Beatrice Mitchell)
Efraín Solís (Charlie Mitchell)
Lawrence Edelson, stage director

in English, English captions
$45-$115
proof of vaccination or recent negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

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