Chamber Music Society 2023-24

Major works by Vivaldi, Haydn, Dvořák, Elgar and Ravel, a chamber arrangement of Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and new works by Kenyon Duncan and the Richmond-born composer Zachary Wadsworth highlight five ticketed programs in the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia’s coming season.

Ensembles, assembled by the Chamber Music Society’s artistic director, cellist James Wilson, will perform in four Richmond area church venues.

Four free programs also are planned during the season. Details will be announced later.

Subscription ticket packages for the five concerts are $129.89 for adults, $23.18 for students. Subscription sales begin on May 12.

For more information, call (804) 304-6312 or visit

Dates, locations and programs for the society’s 2023-24 ticketed concerts:

Oct. 2 (7 p.m.)
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1000 Blanton Ave. at the Carillon
“Pictures at an Exhibition”
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition”
(arrangement for 10 instruments)
quintets TBA by Dvořák, Jessie Montgomery, Óscar Navarro

Oct. 29 (4 p.m.)
Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Monument Avenue at Staples Mill Road
Carsten Schmidt, harpsichord
“French Dynasty”
works TBA by Louis, François & Armand-Louis Couperin

Dec. 18 (7 p.m.)
Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, Monument Avenue at Staples Mill Road
“Fifth Season”
Vivaldi: “The Four Seasons,” other concertos TBA
Kenyon Duncan: new work TBA

March 3 (4 p.m.)
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 12291 River Road
Haydn: Quartet in B flat major, Op. 76, No. 4 (“Sunrise”)
Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for harp, flute, clarinet & strings
Gilad Cohen: “Firefly Elegy”
Zachary Wadsworth: new work TBA

April 21 (4 p.m.
Second Presbyterian Church, 5 N. Fifth St.
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor
works TBA by Purcell, Hannah Kendall

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