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Richmond Symphony Performs "Pictures at an Exhibition" This Weekend

The Richmond Symphony is presenting the famous “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Modest Mussorgsky this weekend in the Carpenter Theatre. The work came about when Mussorgsky visited a memorial exhibition of his friend Viktor Hartmann’s art works. It was originally a piano suite, but was later orchestrated.

Virginia Opera Presents Benjamin Britten’s “A Midsummer Night's Dream”

Virginia Opera is in Richmond this weekend, presenting Benjamin Britten’s “A Midsummer Night's Dream” at the Carpenter Theatre Friday evening (2/23) at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon (2/25) at 2:30 p.m. It’s an exciting retelling of Shakespeare’s classic story, led by Artistic Advisor Adam Turner.

Fred Child From “Performance Today” Visits Richmond and WCVE

We here at your Community Idea Stations were thrilled to have Fred Child, host of American Public Media’s Performance Today, visit Richmond and our station this week. This was part of PT’s Young Artists in Residence program, with 22-year old violinist In Mo Yang joining Fred and visiting Boushall Middle School in Richmond.

Louisville Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams Discusses "All In"

Teddy Abrams is currently in his fourth season as Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra. His energetic and engaging personality has revitalized the orchestra’s position in the community. They recently embarked on the orchestra’s first recording in nearly thirty years -- “All In.” The album features a new work by Teddy, “Unified Field” and Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with the maestro as soloist!

New Release: All In

Energetic conductor Teddy Abrams leads the Louisville Orchestra in their first recording in nearly thirty years, titled “All In.” The album features a new work composed by Teddy (“Unified Field”), as well as Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with Teddy as the soloist. Vocalist Storm Large joins Teddy and the orchestra for three songs: a Cole Porter classic, one of her own original works, and a song by Teddy.