Articles by Mike Goldberg
The Richmond Symphony will open their 60th anniversary season this Thursday evening, September 14th at 8 p.m. in the Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center. Acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell will join the orchestra, along with 13-year old violin prodigy Yesong Sophie Lee.
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.
Composer Fred Lerdahl’s music has been commissioned and performed by major chamber ensembles and orchestras in the United States and around the world. Bridge Records is producing an ongoing series devoted to his music. Volume Five includes performances by Windscape, Quattro Mani, the Weiss-Kaplan-Stumpf Trio and The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.