classical music

Classically trained contemporary cellist Okkyung Lee moves with ease from conservatory to rock club, coaxing sounds that can seem abrasive and jarring or smooth and flowing. See her July 27 with Swans at The Broadberry. more

Jul 27, 2016 1:30 PM Music

The 2016 Richmond Symphony Summer Series runs July 6 through August 11. more

Jul 13, 2016 9:54 AM Datebook

The Richmond Pops Band performs a free concert Sunday at Altria Theater with the a cappella group Soundworks. more

Jun 21, 2016 12:30 PM Datebook

Genre-defying musical unit Eighth Blackbird returns to UR’s Modlin Center for the Arts with special guests the Matt Ulery Trio on April 13. more

Apr 12, 2016 10:39 AM Datebook

Classical Revolution RVA is following up its Valentine’s Day showing of “Immortal Beloved” at The Byrd Theatre this Thursday with “Beethoven at The Broadberry,” featuring musical selections from the movie. more

Feb 23, 2016 11:58 AM Music

The chamber music sextet joins several Richmond-affiliated Grammy nominees this year. D’Angelo and the Vanguard’s “Really Love” will contend for Record of the Year and Best R&B Song. Metal band Lamb of God’s “512” is up for Best Metal Performance. more

Feb 12, 2016 7:40 PM Music

For years, Richmond's Academy of Music has nurtured some of the most talented young music makers in Richmond, the region and the country. Now, four young musicians and pupils of the school will perform on the world-class stage at Carnegie Hall. more

Jul 1, 2015 5:57 PM Arts

Mark Poland, who has directed the Richmond Concert Band since 1979, explains why musicians still clamber to join the exclusive group, and why the annual July 4th concert at Dogwood Dell is just as fun for the players as it is for the public. more

Jun 23, 2015 11:47 AM Arts


Photo by Elmo Thamm

A guide to summer outdoor concert season, in Richmond and around Virginia. more

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This weekend, along with works by Elgar and Sibelius, the Richmond Symphony will perform the world premiere of a tone poem composed by University of Richmond music professor Benjamin Broening. There will also be a spring youth program concert. more

Apr 14, 2015 11:43 AM Arts

Mary Elizabeth Bowden, a powerful and graceful trumpeter, is performing in advance of an April album release, and the genius and visceral excitement of Mozart will flow through Carytown to the delight all comers, thanks to Classical Revolution RVA. more

Feb 20, 2015 5:50 PM Arts

The day after the Anthem Richmond Marathon, Classical Revolution RVA will perform 26.2 musical acts in six hours at Balliceaux. more

Nov 13, 2014 3:43 PM Arts


Photo by Eric Kabik

Violinist will add star power to the Richmond Symphony’s opening night more

Sep 8, 2014 11:15 AM Arts

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