Virginia Commonwealth University’s Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concerts will present four programs by international artists in its 2023-24 season.
The series opens at 3 p.m. Sept. 10 with the Hermitage Piano Trio, the Russian-born, US-based ensemble of pianist Ilya Kazantsev, violinist Misha Keylin and cellist Sergey Antonov, lauded for their performances and recordings of Rachmaninoff and other Russian repertory as well as classic to contemporary works from European and American composers. Their program will be announced later.
The second Rennolds program, at 3 p.m. Oct. 15, features the Isidore String Quartet – violinists Adrian Steele and Phoenix Avalon, violist Devin Moore and cellist Joshua McClendon – winners of the 2022 Banff International String Quartet Competition and a 2023 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Their program will be announced later.
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Wind Ensemble, drawn from the celebrated British chamber orchestra, will play works by Mozart, Beethoven and others in a Rennolds concert at 3 p.m. Feb. 18.
The series concludes with a recital at 7 p.m. March 24 by violinist Diana Adamyan, the Armenian-born, German-based first-prize winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for young artists and the 2020 Khachaturian Violin Competition. Her accompanist and program will be announced later.
All concerts will be staged in Vlahcevic Concert Hall of VCU’s Singleton Arts Center, Park Avenue at Harrison Street in Richmond’s Fan District.
Ticket subscriptions for the four programs are $100, which include complementary valet parking.
For more information, call the VCU Music Department at (804) 828-2787 or visit http://www.arts.vcu.edu/academics/departments/music/concerts-and-events/rennolds-series/