Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concerts
About the series
“To a valiant heart, nothing is impossible.”
-epitaph for Mary Anne Rennolds (1922-1989)
The Department of Music at Virginia Commonwealth University has presented the top chamber music performers in the world to Richmond audiences for more than thirty years. VCU Music’s series, originally founded as the Terrace Concerts, debuted in 1983 in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Today, the series is named in honor of Mary Anne Rennolds, one of Richmond’s greatest music patrons. A fund was established in her memory to present chamber music events in Richmond, independently of the Terrace Concerts. We cordially invite you to become a part of the premier chamber music series in Richmond. Please call 804-828-6776 for more information.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 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.
Haydn – String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4
Dvořák – Cypresses, B. 152, Mvts. 8, 2, 3, 9 and 11
Beethoven – String Quartet in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131
$34 general admission
$31 seniors/VCU Alumni Association members
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