Articles by Mike Goldberg
The Latin Ballet of Virginia is presenting a new original work “VICTOR, the True Spriit of Love,” inspired by the true story of Victor Torres. As a teen from Puerto Rico, his family moved to Brooklyn, New York in the early 1960s where he lived the life of a young gang member. The love and faith of his mother helped turn his life around and today he runs a rehabilitation center with his family here in Richmond.
Jefferson Baroque is a period instrument ensemble based right here in Richmond. They will present a concert “The Variety of Vivaldi” this Friday evening, August 24th at 7:00 p.m. at Saint Benedict Catholic Church. The performance will feature music by Antonio Vivaldi, sonatas for winds and strings, vocal arias and duets, and an organ solo arranged by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Cellist Amit Peled has released a new recording on the legendary Pablo Casals' 1733 Goffriller cello, on loan to Amit at the choosing of Casals widow, Ms. Marta Casals-Istomin. The album features the two iconic cello sonatas by Johannes Brahms, with Noreen Polera at the piano.