Internationally acclaimed harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and virtuoso classical guitarist Jason Vieaux have joined forces to release their first duo recording “Together.” The album features original works for harp and guitar, including Alan Hovhaness' Spirit of Trees, Xavier Montsalvatge’s Fantasia, Maxi
Richard Spece, Music Director of Richmond’s brand new period-instrument ensemble Mannheim Rocket, stopped by our studios to discuss the organization’s inaugural concert to be held this Friday, March 13th at Monumental Church on East Broad Street. Spece founded the ensemble in 2013, envisioning an ensemble of the highest caliber able to present the music of the past in an informed way with brilliance and passion.
Sony Classical has released pianist Simone Dinnerstein’s latest album, Broadway-Lafayette, featuring the music of George Gershwin, Maurice Ravel and Philip Lasser. This music celebrates the transatlantic link between France and America, and features conductor Kristjan Jarvi with the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra.
The San Francisco-based Cypress String Quartet turned to Beethoven for their most recent CD release, performing the five quartets from the his "middle" period.
The Richmond Ballet is bringing one of the world’s most popular ballets back to the River City. Nicolas Beriozoff’s Don Quixote is set to run February 20th through 22nd at the Carpenter Theatre
The Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra will present a “Celebration of China” under the directon of Associate Conductor Keitaro Harada at Richmond CenterStage on Sunday, February 15th at 4:00 p.m.
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine recently released a recording of the Mozart Violin Concertos in collaboration with the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields and Sir Neville Marriner.