The Miró Quartet was established in 1995 and some of the first works they performed for competitions were the Beethoven quartets. They now have a long history with the Beethoven cycle and plan to release them all to celebrate their 25th anniversary season and Beethoven's 250th birthday in 2020.
Articles by Mike Goldberg
Virginia Opera is in town this weekend, presenting Gaetano Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor." The opera is "high drama – at its best." The most iconic of all bel canto operas, it's the consummate tale of thwarted love and dashed expectations. "Lucia" clearly paints a sensitive portrait of a woman at the breaking point, fully expressed in the most haunting and well-known mad scene ever produced.
The Virginia Arts Festival and Virginia Symphony Orchestra are joining the worldwide celebration honoring the life and legacy of legendary composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein. Performances highlighting Bernstein's music will be held in Newport News, Norfolk and Virginia Beach during this year's festival.
The piano duo "Duo Blanc et Noir" is in Richmond to perform tonight at the Seventh Street Christian Church. The 7:00PM concert is presented by the GreenSpring International Academy of Music. Selin Şekeranber and Yudum Çetiner creatively blend traditional Turkish music with classic Western music, bringing a new breath to the duo piano repertoire. The
Renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine has released her 36th album, recorded with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Andrew Litton. The new release features Romantic concertos by Sir Edward Elgar and Max Bruch.