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. Service fees may be added.

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Jan. 5 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mario Venzago conducting

Rossini: “William Tell” Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor

Louis Lortie, piano
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (“Rhenish”)
$35-$90
(877) 276-1444
http://strathmore.org

Jan. 7 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Richmond Music Teachers Association members
works TBA by Scriabin, J.S. Bach, Federico Ruiz, others
free
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org/events/gellman-concerts/

Jan. 11 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Postclassical Ensemble chorale & orchestra
“Amazing Grace”
spirituals; works TBA by J.S. Bach, William Grant Still, Samuel Barber, Adolphus Hailstork

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

Jan. 12 (7 p.m.)
Jan. 13 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 14 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major (“Rhenish”)
$25-$124
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 12 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Pops
Jack Everly conducting

“Revolution: The Music of The Beatles, a Symphonic Experience”
$35-$90
(877) 276-1444
http://strathmore.org

Jan. 14 (8 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Pops
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting
Butcher Brown, guest stars

$15-$85
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 15 (3 p.m.)
Perkinson Arts Center, 11810 Centre St., Chester
Richmond Symphony
Daniel Myssyk conducting
Isaac Wilson, violin
Brown Ballerinas for Change

“Celebrate MLK”
Adolphus Hailstork: “Fanfare on ‘Amazing Grace’ ”
Florence Beatrice Price: “Dances in the Canebrakes”
Jessie Montgomery: “Starburst”
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade for orchestra
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 317
Damien Geter: “I Said What I Said”
George Walker: “Lyric For Strings”
Hailstork: “Three Spirituals”
Hailstork: “Epitaph for a Man Who Dreamed (In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968)”
James Weldon Johnson & J. Rosamund Johnson: “Lift Every Voice And Sing”

$25
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 15 (7 p.m.)
Calvary Revival Church, 5833 Poplar Hall Drive, Norfolk
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins conducting
Noah Crumbley, cello
Victor Wooten, electric bass
Stephanie Sanders, saxophone
Amandla Quartet
Earl Bynum & Mount Unity Choir

“A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”
Thomas A. Dorsey: “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”
Margaret Bonds: “Montgomery Variations”
(excerpts)
other works TBA
free
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Jan. 19 (7 p.m.)
Jan. 20 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 21 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda conducting

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 in A major
$15-$109
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Perkinson Arts Center, 11810 Centre St., Chester
Jan. 21 (7:30 p.m.)
Ryan Recital Hall, St. Christopher’s School, 711 St. Christopher Road, Richmond
Jan. 22 (3 p.m.)
Blackwell Auditorium, Randolph-Macon College, 205 Henry St., Ashland
Richmond Symphony
Valentina Peleggi conducting

Christopher Theofanidis: “Visions and Miracles”
Marian Bauer: Symphonic Suite for strings
Steven Snowden: “This Mortal Frame”

Schuyler Slack, cello
Bartók: Divertimento for strings
$25
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 20 (7:30 p.m.)
Ferguson Arts Center, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Jan. 21 (7:30 p.m.)
Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Paul’s Boulevard, Norfolk
Jan. 22 (2:30 p.m.)
Sandler Arts Center, 201 S. Market St., Virginia Beach
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins conducting

Peter Boyer: “Silver Fanfare”
William Dawson: “Negro Folk Symphony”
Victor Wooten: “La Lección Tres”

Victor Wooten, electric bass
$25-$114
(757) 892-6366
http://virginiasymphony.org

Jan. 21 (4 p.m.)
All Saints Episcopal Church, 8787 River Road, Richmond
Daniel Stipe, piano
program TBA
free
(804) 288-7811
http://allsaintsrichmond.org

Jan. 21 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Kronos Quartet
Nikky Finney, narrator
Valérie Sainte-Agathe conducting

Michael Abels & Nikky Finney: “At War with Ourselves”
$35
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Jan. 21 (7 & 9 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Washington National Opera American Opera Initiative
Evan Rogister conducting

B.E. Boykin & Jarrod Lee: “Oshun” (premiere)
Jens Ibsen & Cecelia Raker: “Bobbie and the Demon” (premiere)
Silen Wellington & Walken Schweigert: “What the Spirits Show” (premiere)
casts TBA
in English
$19-$45
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 21 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
James Conlon conducting

Verdi: Requiem
Michelle Bradley, soprano
Yuliana Matochkina, mezzo-soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Morris Robinson, bass
The Washington Chorus

$35-$90
(877) 276-1444
http://strathmore.org

Jan. 24 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Janáček: Sonata (“1.X.1905”)
Alexander Vustin: “Lamento”
Beethoven: Sonata in A flat major, Op. 110
Dvořák: “Poetic Tone Pictures,” Op. 85

$60-$90
(202) 785-9727 (Washington Performing Arts)
http://washingtonperformingarts.org

Jan. 24 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 25 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
conductor TBA
Ben Rector & Cody Fry, guest stars
$29-$139
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 25 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts:
Jaime Laredo & Bella Hristova, violins
Nokuthula Ngwenyama & Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, violas
Keith Robinson & Sharon Laredo Robinson, cellos

Nokuthula Ngwenyama: “Sexagesimal Celebration”
Brahms: String Sextet in B flat major, Op. 18
Brahms: String Sextet in G major, Op. 36

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

Jan. 26 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Matt Worth, baritone
Alex Katsman, piano

Schubert: “Winterreise”
free
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Jan. 26 (8 p.m.)
Eisenhower Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Renée Fleming VOICES:
Juan Diego Flórez, tenor
Vincenzo Scalera, pianist

program TBA
$69-$149
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 27 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 28 (7:30 p.m.)
Jan. 29 (2:30 p.m.)
Harrison Opera House, 160 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Gregory Spears & Greg Pierce: “Fellow Travelers”
Joseph Lattanzi (Hawkins Fuller)
Andres Acosta (Timothy Laughlin)
Katherine Pracht (Mary Johnson)
Katrina Thurman (Miss Lightfoot)
Joshua Jeremiah (Sen. Joseph McCarthy/Estonian Frank/Interrogator)
John Fulton (Sen. Charles Potter/General Arlie/Bartender)
Kaileigh Riess (Lucy)
Kyle White (Tommy McIntyre)
Jeremy Harr (Sen. Potter’s Assistant/Bookseller/Technician/French Priest/Party Guest)
Kevin Newbury, stage director

in English, English captions
$20-$110
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

Jan. 27 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 28 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra Pops
Steven Reineke conducting
Ne-Yo, guest star

$34-$114
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 27 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Eva Ollikainen conducting

“Off the Cuff”
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor

$35-$90
(877) 276-1444
http://strathmore.org

Jan. 28 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
The TAM Trio:
Sharon Miller, piano
Christine Anderson, violin
Kate Tibbetts, cello

works TBA by Mozart, Mendelssohn, others
free
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org/events/gellman-concerts/

Jan. 28 (8 p.m.)
Jan. 29 (3 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony
Valentina Peleggi conducting

Vaughan Williams: “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis”
Anna Clyne: “DANCE”

Inbal Segev, cello
Rimsky-Korsakov: “Scheherazade”
$15-$85
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://richmondsymphony.com

Jan. 28 (2 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano
Chopin: 2 nocturnes, Op. 27
Chopin: Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35
Franck: Prélude, Aria et Final, Op. 23
Ravel: “Le tombeau de Couperin”

$60-$90
(202) 785-9727 (Washington Performing Arts)
http://washingtonperformingarts.org

Jan. 29 (3:30 p.m.)
Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
UVa Chamber Music Series:
Jiyeon Choi, clarinet
program TBA
$15
(434) 924-3376
http://music.virginia.edu/events

Jan. 29 (4 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Silk Road Ensemble:
Pura Fé, lap-steel slide guitar & vocals
Haruka Fujii, percussion
Maeve Gilchrist, Celtic harp & vocals
Wu Man, pipa
Karen Ouzounian, cello
Mazz Swift, violin & vocals

“Uplifted Voices”
program TBA

$33-$55
(703) 993-2787
http://cfa.gmu.edu

Jan. 29 (2 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Kennedy Center Chamber Players:
Heather LeDoux Green, violin
Daniel Foster, viola
David Hardy, cello
Lin Ma, clarinet
Lambert Orkis, piano

Bruch: “8 Pieces,” Op. 83, for clarinet, viola & piano (excerpts)
Sebastian Currier: “Ghost Trio” for violin, cello, and piano
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1 (“Ghost”)
$49
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 29 (3 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Eva Ollikainen conducting

Britten: “Four Sea Interludes from ‘Peter Grimes’ ”
Florence Beatrice Price: Piano Concerto
in one movement
Michelle Cann, piano
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor
$35-$90
(877) 276-1444
http://strathmore.org

Jan. 30 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Sō Percussion
Caroline Shaw, composer & vocalist

Angélica Negrón: “gone”
Negrón: “go back”
Julia Wolfe: “Forbidden Love”
Shaw: “Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part”

$50
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Jan. 31 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts:
Sphinx Symphony Orchestra
Tito Muñoz & Eugene Rogers conducting
EXIGENCE Vocal Ensemble
Aundi Marie Moore, soprano

members of The Washington Chorus
Carlos Simon: “Motherboxx Connection”
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade for orchestra
Valerie Coleman: “Seven O’Clock Shout”
Michael Abels: “Delights and Dances”
Carolos Cordero & Julie Flanders: “Holding Our Breath”
trad.: “Fix Me, Jesus”
(Augustus Hill arrangement)
Joel Thompson: “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed”
John Legend: “Selma” – “Glory”
(Eugene Rogers arrangement)
$20-$50
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Feb. 1 (7:30 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Richard Becker, piano
Becker: “Nine Inventions for the Muses”
works TBA by Ravel, Albéniz, Chopin
poetry readings from Becker’s “Fates,” “On Sunday Afternoons,” “Scylla”

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

Feb. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
First Baptist Church, Monument Avenue at Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Chorus
Valentina Peleggi directing

Dan Forrest: “Good Night, Dear Heart: Requiem for the Living”
other works TBA

$25
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://richmondsymphony.com

Feb. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Williamsburg Community Chapel, 3899 John Tyler Highway
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra
Michael Butterman conducting

Michael Abels: “Global Warming”
Xavier Foley: “For Justice and Peace”
Giovanni Bottesini: “Gran Duo concertante”

Xavier Foley, double-bass
Eunice Kim, violin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
$60
(757) 229-9857
http://williamsburgsymphony.org

Feb. 2 (7 p.m.)
Feb. 4 (8 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan conducting

Mozart: “Idomeneo” – ballet music
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor

Beatrice Rana, piano
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor
$15-$109
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Feb. 2 (7:30 p.m.)
Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington
Opera Lafayette
Patrick Dupré-Quigley conducting
Gwendoline Blondeel & Hannah De Priest, sopranos
Sarah Mesko, mezzo-soprano
Patrick Kilbride, tenor
Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone

Pergolesi: “La Servante Maîtresse”
Nick Olcott, stage direction
Pergolesi: “Stabat Mater”
$90-$135
(800) 444-1324
http://kennedy-center.org

Feb. 2 (8 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Kwamé Ryan conducting

John Luther Adams: “Become Ocean”
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor

Pablo Ferrández, cello
$35-$90
(877) 276-1444
http://strathmore.org

Feb. 3 (7 p.m.)
Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Monument Avenue at Staples Mill Road, Richmond
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Cramer String Quartet
James Wilson, cello

“La Vida Notturna”
Boccherini: Guitar Quintet in G major (“Fandango”)
Brian Nabors: “Soul Bop”
Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga: Quartet No. 3 in E flat major
Boccherini: String Quintet in C major (“La musica notturno della strade di Madrid”)
Boccherini: String Quintet in E major – Minuetto

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

Feb. 3 (8 p.m.)
The Anthem, 901 Wharf St. SW, Washington
National Symphony Orchestra
James Gaffigan conducting

Mozart: “Idomeneo” – ballet music
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor

$25-$40
(202) 888-0020
http://theanthemdc.com

Feb. 3 (7:30 p.m.)
Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD
National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski conducting

Rachmaninoff: “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”
Claire Huangci, piano
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in E minor
$19-$99
(877) 276-1444
http://strathmore.org

Feb. 4 (2 p.m.)
Gellman Room, Richmond Public Library, First and Franklin streets
Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia:
Cramer Quartet
works TBA by Haydn, contemporary composers
free
(804) 646-7223
http://rvalibrary.org/events/gellman-concerts/

Feb. 4 (8 p.m.)
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center, Sixth and Grace streets, Richmond
Richmond Symphony Pops
Chia-Hsuan Lin conducting

“Classic Hollywood Love Songs”
songs TBA from “West Side Story,” “Ben Hur,” “Dr. Zhivago,” “Titantic,” other films

$15-$85
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://richmondsymphony.com

Feb. 4 (8 p.m.)
Feb. 5 (2 p.m.)
Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax
Virginia Opera
Adam Turner conducting

Gregory Spears & Greg Pierce: “Fellow Travelers”
Joseph Lattanzi (Hawkins Fuller)
Andres Acosta (Timothy Laughlin)
Katherine Pracht (Mary Johnson)
Katrina Thurman (Miss Lightfoot)
Joshua Jeremiah (Sen. Joseph McCarthy/Estonian Frank/Interrogator)
John Fulton (Sen. Charles Potter/General Arlie/Bartender)
Kaileigh Riess (Lucy)
Kyle White (Tommy McIntyre)
Jeremy Harr (Sen. Potter’s Assistant/Bookseller/Technician/French Priest/Party Guest)
Kevin Newbury, stage director

in English, English captions
$45-$115
(866) 673-7282
http://vaopera.org

Feb. 5 (5 p.m.)
Virginia Museum of History and Culture, Arthur Ashe Boulevard at Kensington Avenue, Richmond
Richmond Symphony String Ensemble
“History Notes: an Intimate Evening of History & Music”
program TBA

$48
(800) 514-3849 (ETIX)
http://richmondsymphony.com

Feb. 5 (3 p.m.)
Camp Concert Hall, Modlin Arts Center, University of Richmond
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Gloria Chien, piano

Telemann: Fantasias for solo clarinet
Jessie Montgomery: “Peace”
Brahms: Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1
Deng Yu-Hsien: “Pining for the Spring Breeze”
(Stephen Hough arrangement)
James Lee III: “Ad Anah?”
Weber: “Grand Duo Concertant”

$35
(804) 289-8980
http://modlin.richmond.edu

Feb. 5 (7 p.m.)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington
Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs
Michele Fowlin & Theodore Thorpe III directing
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Jace Kaholokula Saplan directing

“Living the Dream . . . Singing the Dream”
program TBA, in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

$25-$75
(202) 785-9727 (Washington Performing Arts)
http://washingtonperformingarts.org

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