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Richmond Men's Chorus Kicks Off 2nd Stage Concert Series in Glen Allen

​The 2nd Stage concert series at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen kicks off on Friday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m. with a performance by the Richmond Men’s Chorus that celebrates the highs and lows of love. It will feature a wide array of music, from Classical to Broadway and everything in between. The Chorus will be joined by female vocal soloist Georgia Rogers Farmer.

Symphony Spotlight: Herb Smith, Trumpet

Symphony Spotlight highlights the careers of orchestral musicians across the country. My guest for our August segment is Herb Smith, trumpeter with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in Rochester, NY. In addition to his orchestral work, Herb is the leader of his own jazz quartet, trumpet instructor at the Eastman Community Music School, and an composer/arranger.

New Release: Leonard Bernstein - Complete Solo Works for Piano

​Pianist Andrew Cooperstock releases this new recording of the piano works by Leonard Bernstein on Bridge Records. The two-disc recording marks the centennial celebration of Bernstein's birth and features collections dedicated to friends and colleagues, as well as two larger works for solo piano. As Cooperstock states, "Leonard Bernstein was one of the most significant American musical figures of the 20th century and it has been an honor to have performed his works throughout my career.