April 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.

Each listing includes primary Covid-19 safety protocols for the event. Contact presenters and venues for updated or modified requirements.

April 1 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Baroque Orchestra
David Sariti directing
Dominic Giardino, clarinet

“Germans Abroad”
works TBA by Haydn, C.P.E. Bach, Joseph Schmitt, Johann Christoph Fischer
$10
masks recommended
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

April 1 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Michael Tilson Thomas conducting

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 in C minor (“Resurrection”)
Ying Fang, soprano
Alice Coote, mezzo-soprano
Choral Arts Society of Washington

$15-$99
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 1 (8 p.m.)
April 3 (2:30 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Mozart: “The Marriage of Figaro”
Erik Earl Larson (Figaro)
Alisa Jordheim (Susanna)
Symone Harcum (Countess Almaviva)
Richard Ollarsaba (Count Almaviva)
Lauren Cook (Cherubino)
Whitney Robinson (Marcellina)
Jason Ferrante (Basilio/Don Curzio)
Eric J. McConnell (Bartolo)
Catherine Goode (Barbarina)
Chauncey Blade (Antonio)
Kyle Lang, stage director

in Italian, English captions
$19.73-$135.01
masks recommended
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

April 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
April 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
April 3 (2:30 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Eric Jacobsen conducting

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor (“Choral”)
Jennifer Check, soprano
Kirstin Chavez, mezzo-soprano
Gene Stenger, tenor
Markel Reed, baritone
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus

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

April 1 (7:30 p.m.)
The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center:
Stella Chen & Ani Kavafian, violins
Hsin-Yun Huang & Paul Neubauer, violas
Mihai Marica & David Requiro, cellos

Beethoven: String Trio in G major, Op. 9, No. 1
Mozart: String Quintet in C minor, K. 406
Brahms: String Sextet in B flat major, Op. 18

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

April 2 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Capitol Opera Richmond
“Music in the Books”
arias & songs TBA

free
masks required
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org

April 2 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
Rennolds Chamber Concerts:
Viano String Quartet
Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2, Op. 92
Arvo Pärt: “Fratres”
Ginastera: Quartet No. 1
Borodin: Quartet No. 2 in D major

$30
masks required
(804) 828-1169
http://arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/rennolds-series/

April 2 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Virginia Women’s Chorus
Katherine (KaeRenae) Mitchell directing

country band TBA
“Oh, What a World”
program TBA

$20
masks required
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

April 2 (3 p.m.)
Herter Hall, Garth Newel Music Center, 403 Garth Newel Lane, Hot Springs
Teresa Ling, violin
Fitz Gary, viola
Isaac Melamed, cello
Jeannette Fang, piano

Daniel Temkin: “Flow”
David Biedenbender: “Solstice”
Chris Rogerson: “Summer Night Music”
Rogerson: “Sleep Music”

donation requested
masks recommended
(877) 558-1689
http://garthnewel.org

April 2 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Rohan De Silva, piano

“An Evening with Itzhak Perlman”
multimedia program TBA

$45-$135
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 3 (3 p.m.)
Good Luck Cellars, 1025 Goodluck Road, Kilmarnock
Capitol Opera Richmond
“Music in the Books”
arias & songs TBA

$25
masks recommended
(804) 435-1416
http://capitoloperarichmond.org

April 3 (7 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Jeffrey Siegel, piano & speaker
“Keyboard Conversations: Evocative Visions”
Debussy: “The Girl with the Flaxen Hair”
Grieg: “Wedding Day at Troldhagen”
Liszt: “By the Water”
Rachmaninoff: Étude-tableau in D major, Op. 39, No. 9

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

April 4 (7:30 p.m.)
Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond
Neumann Lecture on Music:
Robynn Stilwell, speaker
“Shadowland: Marginalized Identity at the Roots of ‘Americana’ ”
free; tickets required
masks required
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

April 4 (7:30 p.m.)
Kaufman Theater, Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Place, Norfolk
Feldman Chamber Music Society:
Formosa Quartet
Mozart: Quartet in G major, K. 387
Dvořák: Quartet in F major, Op. 96 (“American”)
“Formosa Quartet Set”
(various composers)
$25
masks required
(757) 552-1630
http://feldmanchambermusic.org

April 5 (8 p.m.)
Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St.
Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg:
Formosa Quartet
Mozart: Quartet in G major, K. 387
Dvořák: Quartet in F major, Op. 96 (“American”)
“Formosa Quartet Set”
(various composers)
$25 (waiting list)
masks required
(757) 741-3300 (Williamsburg Regional Library)
http://chambermusicwilliamsburg.org

April 5 (7 p.m.)
Grandin Theatre, 1310 Grandin Road SW, Roanoke
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra members
David Stewart Wiley conducting
“Lights, Camera, Classics!”
film music program TBA

$34-$52
masks required
(540) 343-9127
http://rso.com

April 6 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Kordzaia conducting

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

April 6 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
Jake Heggie, piano & composer

works TBA by Heggie, Purcell, Schubert, Brahms, Florence Price
$50
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 7 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Edgar Meyer, double-bass & composer
The Scottish Ensemble

Holst: “St. Paul’s Suite”
Meyer: Concert Duo – movement 1
Meyer: new work TBA
Caroline Shaw: “Punctum”
J.S. Bach: Viola da gamba Sonata in G major, BWV 1027
Vaughan Williams: “The Lark Ascending”
(arrangement by Adam Johnston)
$35 (general admission)
masks required
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

April 7 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa New Music Ensemble
I-Jen Fang directing

Julius Eastman: “Stay on It”
other works TBA
(premieres)
free
masks recommended
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

April 7 (7 p.m.)
April 9 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Roderick Cox conducting

Esa-Pekka Salonen: “Helix”
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

Helène Grimaud, piano
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major
$15-$99
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 8 (noon)
Christ Lutheran Church, 2807 N. Augusta St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
David Schrader, organ
Heinrich Scheidemann: “Benedicam Domino”
Georg Böhm: “Three settings of ‘Vater unser im Himmelreich’ ”
Francisco Correa de Araujo: “Tiento del segundo tono de medio registro de tiple”
Frescobaldi: “Toccata per l’elevazione”
Buxtehude: Praeludium in G minor, BuxWV 163
J. S. Bach: Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C major, BWV 564

free
proof of vaccination or negative test result & masks required
(540) 569-0267
http://stauntonmusicfestival.org

April 8 (7 p.m.)
Central United Methodist Church, 14 N. Lewis St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Jacob Ashworth, Martin Davids, Chloe Fedor, Ingrid Matthews, Aisslinn Nosky, violins
Sarah Darling, Gesa Kordes, Jason Fisher, violas
Michael Unterman & James Wilson, cellos
Heather Miller Lardin, double-bass
Margaret Owens, oboe
Keith Collins, bassoon
Kris Kwapis & Bruno Lourensetto, trumpets
Adam Cockerham, lute
Mark Shuldiner, harpsichord
David Schrader, organ
Amy Nicole Broadbent & Molly Netter, sopranos
Angela Young Smucker, mezzo-soprano
Clifton Massey, countertenor
Brian Giebler & Corey Shotwell, tenor
Edmund Milly & Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritones

Vivaldi: Concerto in C major for two trumpets, strings and continuo
Barbara Strozzi: madrigals from Op. 1
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in D minor
Benedetto Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D minor
Vivaldi: Lute Concerto in D major
Francesco Geminiani: Concerto grosso in D minor (“La folia”)

$26
proof of vaccination or negative test result & masks required
(540) 569-0267
http://stauntonmusicfestival.org

April 8 (8 p.m.)
The Anthem, 901 Wharf St. SW, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Roderick Cox conducting

Esa-Pekka Salonen: “Helix”
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major

$15-$30
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(202) 467-4600 (Instant Charge)
http://kennedy-center.org

April 9 (8 p.m.)
April 10 (3 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Erin Freeman conducting

Haydn: “The Creation”
Laura Strickling, soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
Michael Dean, bass-baritone
Richmond Symphony Chorus

$10-$82
masks recommended
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

April 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 560 W. Olney Road, Norfolk
Virginia Arts Festival:
Chanticleer
program TBA
$35
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Academy Center for the Arts Historic Theatre, 600 Main St., Lynchburg
Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra
David Glover conducting

Jessie Montgomery: “Starburst”
Vivaldi: “The Four Seasons”

Yevgeniy Dovgalyuk, violin
Copland: “Appalachian Spring”
$6-$75
masks recommended
(434) 845-6604
http://lynchburgsymphony.org

April 9 (noon)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Jacob Ashworth, Martin Davids, Chloe Fedor, Ingrid Matthews & Aisslinn Nosky, violins
Jason Fisher, viola
James Wilson, cello
Heather Miller Lardin, double-bass
Margaret Owens & Sarah Schilling, oboes
Keith Collins, bassoon
Kris Kwapis, trumpet
Adam Cockerham, lute
Mark Shuldiner, harpsichord
David Schrader, organ
Amy Nicole Broadbent, soprano
Clifton Massey, countertenor
Brian Giebler, tenor
Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritone

Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue
Johann Friedrich Fasch: Trio Sonata in B flat major for recorder, oboe, violin, and continuo
J.S. Bach: Quodlibet for vocal quartet and continuo
Johann Georg Pisendel: Sonata in A minor for solo violin
Telemann: Concerto in D major for two oboes, trumpet, and continuo
free
proof of vaccination or negative test result & masks required
(540) 569-0267
http://stauntonmusicfestival.org

April 9 (7 p.m.)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Jacob Ashworth, Martin Davids, Chloe Fedor, Ingrid Matthews Aisslinn Nosky, violins
Sarah Darling, Jason Fisher & Gesa Kordes, violas
Michael Unterman & James Wilson, cellos
Heather Miller Lardin, double-bass
Margaret Owens & Sharon Schilling, oboes
Keith Collins, bassoon
Luke Balslov, Kris Kwapis & Bruno Lourensetto, trumpets
Adam Cockerham, lute
Mark Shuldiner, harpsichord
David Schrader, organ
I-Jen Fang, percussion
Amy Nicole Broadbent & Molly Netter, sopranos
Angela Young Smucker, mezzo-soprano
Clifton Massey, countertenor
Brian Giebler & Corey Shotwell, tenors
Edmund Milly & Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritones

J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
Johann Michael Bach: “Ach, bleib bei uns”
Johann Christoph Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat major for organ
Georg Christoph Bach: “Siehe, wie fein und lieblich”
J.S. Bach: Cantata, “Vereinigte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten,” BWV 207

$26
proof of vaccination or negative test result & masks required
(540) 569-0267
http://stauntonmusicfestival.org

April 9 (8 p.m.)
April 10 (2 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Mozart: “The Marriage of Figaro”
Erik Earl Larson (Figaro)
Alisa Jordheim (Susanna)
Symone Harcum (Countess Almaviva)
Richard Ollarsaba (Count Almaviva)
Lauren Cook (Cherubino)
Whitney Robinson (Marcellina)
Jason Ferrante (Basilio/Don Curzio)
Eric J. McConnell (Bartolo)
Catherine Goode (Barbarina)
Chauncey Blade (Antonio)
Kyle Lang, stage director

in Italian, English captions
$45-$115
proof of vaccination or negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(703) 993-2787
http://cfa.gmu.edu

April 9 (7:30 p.m.)
Capital One Hall, 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons
McLean Symphony
Dingwall Fleary conducting

Nikita Wells: “Creatures of Darkness and Light (A Draculean Tone Poem)” (premiere)
Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor
Carlos Alberto Ibay, piano
Florence Price: Symphony No. 3 in C minor
$50
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 653-8000 (Ticketmaster)
http://capitalonehall.com/events

April 10 (3 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
University of Richmond Schola Cantorum & Women’s Chorale
Jeffrey Riehl directing

Dan Forrest: “Requiem for the Living”
free; ticket reservations required
masks recommended
(804) 288-1131
http://rrcb.org/e-carl-freeman-concert-series/

April 10 (7 p.m.)
Second Calvary Baptist Church, 2940 Corprew Ave., Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin Rous conducting
Norfolk State University Vocal Jazz
Kearston Gonzales, violin
Stephanie Sanders, saxophone

“A Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.”
program TBA

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

April 10 (3:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Chamber Music Series:
artists TBA
program TBA
$15
masks recommended
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

April 10 (11 a.m.)
Great Hall at the Blackburn Inn, 106 Village Drive, Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Martin Davids & Aisslinn Nosky, violins
Jason Fisher, viola
Michael Utterman, cello
Margaret Owens & Sharon Schilling, oboes
Keith Collins, bassoon
Kris Kwapis & Bruno Lourensetto, trumpets
David Schrader, organ
Adam Cockerham, lute
I-Jen Fang, percussion
Molly Netter, soprano
Clifton Massey, countertenor
Brian Giebler, tenor
Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritone

Purcell: “Ode to St. Cecilia” (excerpts)
Gottfried Finger: Violin Sonata in E major
Purcell: “Music for a while”
John Eccles: “Cease of Cupid to complain”
Purcell: “King Arthur” – “Your Hay, it is mow’d;” “Fairest Isle;” Act 5 Trumpet Tune and Chorus

$20
proof of vaccination or negative test result & masks required
(540) 569-0267
http://stauntonmusicfestival.org

April 10 (4 p.m.)
First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton
Staunton Music Festival:
Carsten Schmidt conducting
Jacob Ashworth, Martin Davids, Chloe Fedor, Ingrid Matthews & Aisslinn Nosky, violins
Sarah Darling, Jason Fisher & Gesa Kordes, violas
Michael Unterman & James Wilson, cellos
Heather Miller Lardin, double-bass
Margaret Owens & Sharon Schilling, oboes
Keith Collins, bassoon
Kris Kwapis & Bruno Lourensetto, trumpets
Adam Cockerham, lute
Mark Shuldiner, harpsichord
David Schrader, organ
I-Jen Fang, percussion
Amy Nicole Broadbent & Molly Netter, sopranos
Angela Young Smucker, mezzo-soprano
Clifton Massey, countertenor
Brian Giebler & Corey Shotwell, tenors
Edmund Milly & Paul Max Tipton, bass-baritones

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault: “La muse de l’opera” (excerpts)
Louis Couperin: Prelude in A major
François Couperin: Allemande
for two harpsichords
Rameau: Tambourin
Denis Gaultier: “Tombeau de Mezangeau”
Michel Lambert: “Ah! Qui Voudra”
Lambert: “Je sui aime”
Rameau: “La Cupis”
Rameau: “La Marais”
Jean-Henri D’Anglebert: Prelude in G minor
Lully: “Armide” – Passacaille
Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Te Deum

$26
“The French Baroque,” introductory lecture by Jon Gibson, with lunch, 12:30 p.m., Gallery 1828, Blackburn Inn ($40)
proof of vaccination or negative test result & masks required
(540) 569-0267
http://stauntonmusicfestival.org

April 10 (2 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Mozart: Divertimento in B flat major, K. 254
Shostakovich: “Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok”
Schubert: “Bei mir gegrüsst”

Anaïs Naharro-Murphy, soprano
Schubert: Fantasy in C major, D. 934
$36
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 10 (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”
Timothy Wright: “Come Thou Almighty King”
A. Lela Anderson: “I Opened My Mouth to the Lord”
Derrick Hall: “You’re the Lifter”
trad.: “My Soul’s Been Anchored”
(Moses Hogan arrangement)
Tim Godfrey: “Onaga”
Gail Jones Murphy: “Why Do We Sing?”
B.E. Boykin: “Stand up for What’s Right”
trad.: “Didn’t It Rain?”
(Donald E. Dillard arrangement)
Nolan Williams Jr.: “We are the ones to heal our land”
Ralph Herndon: “Work While It’s a Day”

$25-$75
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 11 (7 p.m.)
Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter, Monument Avenue at Staples Mill Road, Richmond
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
period-instruments orchestra
soloists TBA
“A Baroque Spring”
works TBA by Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Johann Georg Pisendel

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

April 11 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Wind Ensemble
Steven Barton directing

works TBA by Barton, Bernstein, William Schuman, Jack Stamp, Vasily Kalinnikov, Leroy Anderson
free; ticket reservations required
masks required
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

April 11 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Young Concert Artists:
Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano
pianist TBA
Handel: “Lucretia”
Rued Langgaard: “Danish Songs”
works TBA by Schubert, Undine Smith Moore, Cécile Chaminade, Tariq al-Sabir, Emily Cooley, Travis Reynolds, Joel David Balzun

$20-$40
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 12 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Commonwealth Singers
Choral Arts Society
Vocal Chamber Ensembles
Erin Freeman & Lisa Fusco directing

program TBA
free
masks recommended
(804) 828-1169
http://arts.vcu.edu/events

April 12 (7:30 p.m.)
Perry Pavilion, Charlotte and Bank streets, Norfolk
Virginia Arts Festival:
Akropolis Reed Quintet
Poulenc: “Les biches”/Irving Berlin: “Blue Skies” Suite (Daniel Schlosberg arrangement)
Jeff Scott: “Homage to Paradise Valley”
Nina Simone: “For All We Know”
(Jelte Althuis arrangement)
Gershwin: “An American in Paris” (Raaf Hekkema arrangement)
$35
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 13 (7:30 p.m.)
Perkinson Recital Hall, North Court, University of Richmond
Lisa Terry, viola da gamba
Joanne Kong, harpsichord

J.S. Bach: “The Well-Tempered Clavier,” Book 1 (excerpts)
works TBA by J.S. Bach, Telemann, Chwatal, Susan Matsui

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

April 13 (7:30 p.m.)
Hixon Theater, Barr Education Center, 440 Bank St., Norfolk
Virginia Arts Festival:
Yamandu Costa, classical guitar
Richard Scofano, bandoneón

Latin-American works TBA
$35
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 14 (8 p.m.)
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW, Washington
Zakir Hussain, tabla
Jayanthi Kumaresh, veena
Kala Ramnath, Carnatic violin

Indian classical program TBA
$40
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(202) 785-9727 (Washington Performing Arts)
http://washingtonperformingarts.org

April 15 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Virginia Gentlemen
annual Spring Classic Concert
program TBA

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

April 16 (8 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Percussion Ensemble
I-Jen Fang directing
Gregory Beyer, percussion

Beyer: “fios e linhas”
other works TBA

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

April 16 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski conducting

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 13 in C major, K. 415
Aldo López-Gavilán, piano
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor
$61-$89
proof of vaccination & masks required
(301) 581-5100
http://strathmore.org

April 17 (8 p.m.)
Gallery 5, 200 W. Marshall St., Richmond
Classical Revolution RVA:
artists TBA
program TBA
donation requested
masks recommended
(804) 678-8863
http://classicalrevolutionrva.com/events

April 18 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
UR Chamber Ensembles
program TBA
free; tickets required
masks required
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

April 19 (10:30 a.m.)
Miller Studio, Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Arts Festival:
Danish String Quartet
Purcell: Chacony in G minor
Britten: “Three Divertimenti”
folk-song arrangements TBA

$20
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 19 (7:30 p.m.)
Hixon Theater, Barr Education Center, 440 Bank St., Norfolk
Virginia Arts Festival:
Danish String Quartet
Schumann: Quartet in A major, Op. 41, No. 3
Schubert: Quartet in D minor, D. 810 (“Death and the Maiden”)
“Dance Suite” (works TBA by John Adams, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Felix Blumenfeld)

$35
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 19 (7:30 p.m.)
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg
Sarah Chang, violin
Sonya Ovrutsky Fensome, piano

Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
Brahms: violin sonata TBA
Bartók: “Romanian Folk Dances”

$20-$45
masks required
(540) 231-5100
http://artscenter.vt.edu/performances

April 19 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
Andrew Lipke conducting
Amos Lee, guest star

program TBA
$29-$109
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 20 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Terry Austin directing
University Band
Duane Costen directing
Justin Alexander, percussion

program TBA
free
live online stream accessible via http://go.vcu.edu/concerthall
masks recommended
(804) 828-1169
http://arts.vcu.edu/events

April 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Post-Classical Ensemble
Angel Gil-Ordóñez conducting

“Mahler Fourth: a Wicked New Look”
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D major – III: Funeral March
(chamber arrangement by Angel Gil-Ordóñez)
Mahler: “Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen” – “Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht” (chamber arrangement by Angel Gil-Ordóñez)
David Taylor, bass trombone
Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major (chamber arrangement by Klaus Simon)
Madeleine Murnick, soprano
$45
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Orchestra of Terezín Remembrance
Murry Sidlin conducting

“Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín”
Verdi: Requiem

Jennifer Check, soprano
Ann McMahon Quintero, mezzo-soprano
Cooper Nolan, tenor
Nathan Stark, bass-baritone
American University Chamber Singers
The Catholic University of America Verdi Choir
Longwood University Camerata & Chamber Singers
University of Virginia Chamber Singers
Virginia Commonwealth University Commonwealth Singers
Virginia State University Concert Choir

$35-$115
proof of vaccination & masks required
(301) 581-5100
http://strathmore.org

April 21 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts:
Takács Quartet
Julien Labro, bandoneón

Bryce Dessner: “Circles”
Clarice Assad: “Clash”
Ravel: Quartet in F major
other works TBA

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

April 21 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Kronos Quartet
“A Thousand Thoughts”
works TBA by Philip Glass, Terry Riley, George Crumb, John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Tanya Tagaq, Aleksandra Vrebalov

$38-$78
proof of vaccination & masks required
(301) 581-5100
http://strathmore.org

April 22 (7:30 p.m.)
Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Boulevard
Roanoke Symphony Pops
David Stewart Wiley conducting
Jay White, guest star

“Sweet Caroline: the Music of Neil Diamond”
$31-$56
masks recommended
(540) 343-9127
http://rso.com

April 23 (8 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Pops
Daniel Myssyk conducting
Rex Richardson, trumpet

works TBA by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn
$10-$82
masks recommended
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

April 23 (8 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Zimmerman conducting

Robert Carl: “White Heron”
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488

Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor
$40-$65
proof of vaccination or negative test result, photo ID & masks required
(703) 993-2787
http://cfa.gmu.edu

April 23 (8 p.m.)
Capital One Hall, 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons
Virginia Chamber Orchestra
David Grandis conducting

William Grant Still: “From the Black Belt” – “Brown Girl”
Schubert: Overture in D major, D. 556
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major

$25-$45
masks recommended
(800) 653-8000 (Ticketmaster)
http://capitalonehall.com/events

April 24 (4 p.m.)
Anderson-Turner Auditorium, Virginia State University, Ettrick
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Naima Burrs conducting

Jasmine Arielle Barnes: “Before Dawn”
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor (“From the New World”)

$20
masks required
(804) 732-0999
http://petersburgsymphony.org

April 24 (2:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Arts Festival:
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Kathryn Stott, piano

program TBA
$48.75-$100
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 24 (7 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Joyce Didonato, mezzo-soprano
Il Pomo d’Oro

Ives: “The Unanswered Question”
Rachel Portman: “The First Morning of the World”
Mahler: “Rückert-Lieder” – II: “Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft!”
Biago Marini: Scherzi e canzone, Op. 5 – III: “Con le stelle in Ciel che mai”
Josef Myslivecek: “Adamo ed Eva” – “Toglierò le sponde al mare”
Copland: “Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson” – I: “Nature, the gentlest mother”
Giovanni Valentini: Sonata “Enharmonica”
Francesco Cavalli: “La Calisto” – “Piante ombrose”
Gluck: “Orfeo ed Euridice” – “Dance of the Furies;” “Misera, dove son;” “Ah! non son io che parlo”
Handel: “Theodora” – “As with rosy steps the morn”
Mahler: “Rückert-Lieder” – III: “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen”
Wagner: “5 Gedichte für eine Frauenstimme” – IV. “Schmerzen”
Handel: “Serse” – “Frondi tenere e belle;” “Ombra mai fu”

$30-$90
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(202) 785-9727 (Washington Performing Arts)
http://washingtonperformingarts.org

April 25 (10:30 a.m.)
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 424 Washington St., Portsmouth
Virginia Arts Festival:
Jerusalem String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5
Beethoven: Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3 (“Razumovsky”)

$20
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 25 (7:30 p.m.)
Hixon Theater, Barr Education Center, 440 Bank St., Norfolk
Virginia Arts Festival:
Jerusalem String Quartet
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor, Op. 44, No. 2
Webern: “Langsammer Satz”
Tchaikovsky: Quartet in D major, Op. 11

$35
masks recommended
(757) 282-2822
http://vafest.org

April 26 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
April 27 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Pops
conductor TBA
Teri Hansen, Ali Ewoldt & Sean MacLaughlin, guest stars
“Golden Age of Broadway”
works TBA by Bernstein, Cole Porter, Lerner & Loewe, Rodgers & Hammerstein

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

April 27 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts:
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips directing

Antoine Brumel: “Missa et ecce terrae motus” (“Earthquake Mass”)
David Lang: “sun-centered”
(premiere)
$60
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

April 28 (7:30 p.m.)
Epiphany Lutheran Church, Monument Avenue at Horsepen Road, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Chamber Chorus
Erin Freeman directing

accompanist TBA
Ellington: “Come Sunday”
Caroline Shaw: “And the Swallow”
Barber: “Sure on This Shining Night”
Ken Burton: “Rest”
Oliver Tarney: “The Waiting Sky”
Roderick Williams: “O Guiding Night”
Jake Runestad: “A Silence Haunts Me”
trad.: “I’m Gonna Sing”
(Moses Hogan arrangement)
trad.: “Deep River” (Moses Hogan arrangement)
trad.: “Unclouded Day” (Shawn Kirschner arrangement)
$22
masks recommended
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

April 28 (7:30 p.m.)
Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg
The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips directing

Antoine Brumel: “Missa et ecce terrae motus” (“Earthquake Mass”)
David Lang: “sun-centered”
(premiere)
$40-$55
masks required
(540) 231-5300
http://artscenter.vt.edu/performances

April 29 (7 p.m.)
Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Singleton Arts Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Park Avenue at Harrison Street, Richmond
VCU Opera
VCU Symphony
Daniel Myssyk conducting

Mozart: “The Impresario”
Menotti: “The Old Maid and the Thief”

casts TBA
free
live online stream accessible via http://go.vcu.edu/concerthall
masks recommended
(804) 828-1169
http://arts.vcu.edu/events

April 29 (7:30 p.m.)
Perkinson Arts Center, 11801 Centre St., Chester
May 1 (3 p.m.)
Blackwell Auditorium, Randolph-Macon College, 205 Henry St., Ashland
Richmond Symphony
Nicholas Hersh conducting

Haydn: Symphony No. 60 in C major (“Il Distratto”)
Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191

Thomas Schneider, bassoon
Anna Clyne: “Sound and Fury”
Ginastera: “Variaciones concertantes”

$22.50
masks recommended
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

April 29 (7:30 p.m.)
Ginter Park Presbyterian Church, Seminary and Walton avenues, Richmond
Richmond chapter, American Guild of Organists’ Repertoire Recital Series:
Amanda Mole, organ
Mendelssohn: “St. Paul” Overture (transcription by William T. Best)
Schumann: “Six Pieces in Canonic Form” –Innig
Mozart: Fantasia in F minor, K. 608
J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
Jehan Alain: Fantaisie No. 2
Nico Muhly: “The Revd Mustard his Installation Prelude”
Calvin Hampton: “Five Dances for Organ” – I: “The Primitives;” II. “At the ballet;” V: “Everyone dance”

donation requested
masks recommended
(804) 359-5049
http://richmondago.org

April 29 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins conducting

Carlos Simon: “Fate Now Conquers”
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major

Sterling Elliott, cello
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (“Eroica”)
$25-$81
masks recommended
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

April 29 (8 p.m.)
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 401 Alderman Road, Charlottesville
University Singers
Oratorio Society of Virginia
Michael Slon directing

Rachmaninoff: “All-Night Vespers”
$27-$37
masks recommended
(434) 924-3376
http://oratoriosociety.org

April 30 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Eliot Norman & Russell Wilson, pianos
Arden Clark & Andrew Certner, violins
Becca Longhenry, viola
Christina Jennings, cello
Ayca Kartari, double-bass
Harry Wise, trumpet

Saint-Saëns: Septet in E flat major, Op. 65
works TBA by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Brahms

free
masks required
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org

April 30 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Karabits conducting

Stravinsky: “Symphony in Three Movements”
Conrad Tao: Violin Concerto

Stefan Jackiw, violin
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3 in A minor
$35-$90
proof of vaccination & masks required
(301) 581-5100
http://strathmore.org

May 1 (2:30 p.m.)
River Road Church, Baptist, River and Ridge roads, Richmond
John Tibbetts, baritone
Raymond Chenault, piano

program TBA
free; ticket reservation required
masks recommended
(804) 288-1131
http://rrcb.org/e-carl-freeman-concert-series/

May 5 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Christian Reif conducting

Heinz Werner Henze: “The Bassarids” – “Mänadentanz”
Mozart: Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K. 543
Jessie Montgomery: Piano Concerto

Awadagin Pratt, piano
Richard Strauss: “Der Rosenkavalier” Suite
$35-$90
proof of vaccination & masks required
(301) 581-5100
http://strathmore.org

May 6 (7:30 p.m.)
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Laurel Street at Floyd Avenue, Richmond
Cathedral Schola Cantorum
Three Notch’d Road: the Virginia Baroque Ensemble
Daniel Sañez conducting

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor
free; ticket registration required via http://eventbrite.com
masks recommended
(804) 359-5651
http://richmondcathedral.org/concerts/

May 6 (8 p.m.)
May 7 (2 & 7 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
Steven Reineke conducting
Christy Altomare, Susan Egan, Courtney Reed, Syndee Winters & Adam J. Levy, guest stars

“Disney Princess – the Concert”
$29-$99
proof of vaccination, photo ID & masks required
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

May 7 (11 a.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony LolliPops
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting
Really Inventive Stuff’s Michael Boudewyns, narrator

Prokofiev: “Peter and the Wolf”
$10-$20
masks recommended
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

May 7 (3:30 p.m.)
Marburg House, 3102 Bute Lane, Richmond
Belvedere Series:
Karen Johnson, violin
Danielle Wiebe Burke, viola
Schuyler Slack, cello
Ingrid Keller, piano

“Rückblick”
John Corigliano: “Fancy on a Bach Air”
Bohuslav Martinů: Viola Sonata
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60

$30
masks required
(540) 604-0689 (Marburg House)
http://belvedereseries.org

May 7 (4 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra
Daniel Myssyk conducting
Youth Concert Orchestra
Sandy Goldie conducting
String Sinfonietta
Christie-Jo Adams conducting
Camerata Strings
Melissa Jones conducting
Samantha & Sungu Flottman, violins

program TBA
free
masks recommended
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://www.richmondsymphony.com

May 7 (7:30 p.m.)
Berglund Performing Arts Theatre, Orange Avenue at Williamson Road, Roanoke
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
David Stewart Wiley conducting

Arthur Benjamin: “Jamaican Rhumba”
Brahms: Double Concerto in A minor

Akemi Takayama, violin
Zuill Bailey, cello

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor (“From the New World”)
$34-$56
masks recommended
(540) 343-9127
http://rso.com

May 7 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski conducting

Chopin: “Fantasia on Polish Airs”
Chopin: “Rondo à la krakowiak”

Brian Ganz, piano
Henryk Górecki: Symphony No. 3 (“Symphony of Sorrowful Songs”)
Aleksandra Kurzak, soprano
$64-$89
proof of vaccination & masks required
(301) 581-5100
http://strathmore.org

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