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