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VCU Symphony and the Commonwealth Singers (Dec. 8, 8 p.m.)

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, 8 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets: $10 general admission, free for VCU students with ID

The VCU Symphony, conducted by Daniel Myssyk, will be joined by the Commonwealth Singers, under the direction of Erin Freeman. The program will be:
Copland: An Outdoor Overture 
Bizet: Carmen Suite No 2
Poulenc: Gloria, for Orchestra, Chorus and Soprano solo

 


Annual Holiday Gala (Friday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.)

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, 7 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets: $10 (All proceeds benefit The Doorways)

Join us for this wonderful annual tradition! This family-friendly program features holidays songs and music performed by VCU Music students and faculty–and a special guest will even make a trip down from the North Pole to join in the festivities!


Anne Akiko Meyers (January 28)

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 8 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
2016-17 Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series

Anne Akiko Meyers is one of the world’s most celebrated violinists, known for her passionate performances, purity of sound and deeply poetic interpretations, innovative programming and commitment to commissioning new works. She possesses a rare ability to connect with audiences from the concert stage, online, and on television and radio broadcasts and has actively maintained an extensive touring schedule for three decades. She regularly performs in recital, as guest soloist with many of the world’s top orchestras, and is a best-selling recording artist who has released 34 albums. In 2014, Meyers was the top-selling traditional classical instrumental soloist on Billboard charts.

Tickets:

$34 general admission
$31 seniors/VCU Alumni Association members
Available on Showclix.com beginning July 1, 2016


The Montrose Trio (February 18)

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 8 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
2016-17 Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series

Named after Chateau Montrose, a storied Bordeaux wine long favored after concerts, The Montrose Trio has quickly established a reputation for performances of the highest distinction. In 2015 The Washington Post raved about their “absolutely top-notch music-making, as fine as one could ever expect to hear…they are poised to become one of the top piano trios in the world.” The Montrose Trio (pianist Jon Kimura Parker, violinist Martin Beaver and cellist Clive Greensmith) was founded in 2014, and gave their debut performance for the Chamber Music Society of Detroit.

The program will be:

SHOSTAKOVICH Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8
BEETHOVEN Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3
~intermission~
BRAHMS Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

 

Tickets:

$34 general admission
$31 seniors/VCU Alumni Association members
Available on Showclix.com beginning July 1, 2016


Joshua Roman (April 1)

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
2016-17 Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series

Joshua Roman has earned an international reputation for his wide-ranging repertoire, a commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways, artistic leadership and versatility. As well as being a celebrated performer, he is recognized as an accomplished composer, curator, and programmer. Before embarking on a solo career, Roman spent two seasons as principal cellist of the Seattle Symphony, a position he won in 2006 at the age of 22. Since that time he has appeared as a soloist with the San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony, Mariinsky Orchestra, Alabama Symphony, and Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional del Ecuador, among many others.

Tickets:

$34 general admission
$31 seniors/VCU Alumni Association members
Available on Showclix.com beginning July 1, 2016


Miró Quartet (May 6)

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 8 p.m.
Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
2016-17 Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series

The Miró Quartet, one of America’s highest-profile chamber groups enjoys its place at the top of the international chamber music scene garnering praise from audiences and critics alike. Formed in 1995, the Miró Quartet took first prizes at several national and international competitions including the Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Naumburg Chamber Music Competition. In 2005, the Miró Quartet became the first ensemble ever to be awarded the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant. Deeply committed to music education, the Miró Quartet is currently the Faculty String Quartet-in-Residence at the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.

Tickets:

$34 general admission
$31 seniors/VCU Alumni Association members
Available on Showclix.com beginning July 1, 2016