November 5th, 2014 by RichmondBargains

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Gellman Room concerts have started again at the Richmond Public Library Main Library (101 E Franklin St):

    The 2014-15 season features a variety of concerts performed by musicians and composers from Richmond and across the country on Saturday afternoons at 2 pm in the Gellman Room of the Main Library.

    October 4– Small Trunk Opera presents “Cox and Box”—an 1866 comic operetta with music by Sir Arthur Sullivan
    October 25– Mixed Musix: NeoVienna—classical sounds of old Vienna, but with a contemporary spin presented by the Chamber Music society of Central Virginia
    November 1– Mauro Correa and Friends present Music of Brazil for 7-String Guitar and Winds
    November 8– Sigma Alpha Iota, an international fraternity for women in music, presents solo and chamber music
    December 13– Richmond Boys Choir performs their annual concert—a holiday tradition at the Richmond Public Library
    January 10– Music and Conversation: 3=4 (or more) An informal concert presented by the Chamber Music society of Central Virginia
    January 17– Richmond Music Teachers Association—a concert by members of RMTA
    February 14– Jefferson Baroque presents “In and Out of Love in the Renaissance and Baroque”
    February 21– Music and Conversation: Bach as Teacher A lecture/performance by harpsichordist Carsten Schmidt, in partnership with the Chamber Music society of Central Virginia
    March 28– Capitol Opera Richmond performs Die Fledermaus
    April 11– Fran Coleman with Hope Erb performs “From Debussey to Duke”—the effect of French Art Song on American Jazz
    April 25– Greater Richmond Children’s Treble Choir, directors Hope Armstrong Erb and Pete Curry—”Lyrics, Laughter & Learning”—Come be loud in the library and learn a lot too with GRCC’s entry-level Treble Choir presenting music, poetry, games and sing-alongs from around the world.
    May 16– Mixed Musix: Ice Cubes—exciting chamber music being written today from Scandinavian, Baltic and Russian composers perfomed by the Chamber Music society of Central Virginia

    All concerts are free and the public is invited.

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October 9th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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For Saturday entertainment, check out the 2012-13 season of Gellman Room Concerts at Richmond Public Library Main Library (101 E Franklin St). Concerts start at 2pm and are free to the public. Schedule starts this Saturday!

    October 13– Husband-and-wife duo Matthew Singer (baritone) and Leanne Gonzalez-Singer (mezzo-soprano) with piantist Cathy Venable perform art songs and duets in a variety of languages on the ancient themes of Love and War by Ravel, Schumann, Chopin, Brahms, and others.

    October 27– Christopher Jenkins, guitarist, performs a solo classical guitar concert of music by Bach, Albeniz, and composers from various musical eras as well as selections from France and Russia.

    November 3– Sigma Alpha Iota, an international fraternity for women in music, presents solo and chamber music.

    November 17– Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen perform jazz standards and sultry sounds of days gone by, along with holiday favorites from their “Christmas Cabaret” album.

    December 15– Richmond Boys Choir performs their 16th annual concert—a holiday tradition at the Richmond Public Library.

    January 5– Ruta Smedina-Starke, pianist, performs “Scenes from Childhood” by Robert Schumann and works by J.S. Bach, F. Chopin, and F. Liszt.

    January 19– Richmond Music Teachers Association—a concert by members commemorating the 40th anniversary of RMTA.

    February 9– “An Afternoon with Shostakovich, Mozart, and the Belle Isle Strings”

    February 23– Joshua Allen, bass-baritone, performs classical music, Negro spirituals, and folk music on handmade gemhorns, coronet, and recorders.

    March 16– Hyunja Lee, pianist, performs Debussy solo works and piano trio works by Beethoven, Bruch, and Bolling with violinist Helen Jung, violin, and cellist William Jung.

    March 23– Greater Richmond Children’s Treble Choir, directors Hope Armstrong Erb and Pete Curry-“Lyrics, Laughter & Learning”- Come be loud in the library and learn a lot too with GRCC’s entry-level Treble Choir presenting music, poetry, games and sing-alongs from around the world.

    April 13– Klezm’or’Ami’m, 11-member ensemble, performs the music of Eastern European Jews: Klezmer.

    April 27– Williamsburg Chamber Players perform a program of chamber music for strings and piano.

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