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Richmond Symphony announces fall concert lineup

The concerts will take place at venues all around the Richmond area and include a diverse variety of musical genres.

Trevor Dickerson

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The Richmond Symphony has announced its fall 2022 concert lineup, featuring a diverse array of concerts and other performances with a wide range of musical genres and audiences. The concerts will take place at venues all around the Richmond area.

The full lineup is below:

  • Community Concert at Pocahontas State Park, Sat., Sep 10 at 8pm. Take in the sounds of the Richmond Symphony while surrounded by the beauty of Pocahontas State Park. Gates open one hour before show time. Admission is free. Parking fee required at all times.
  • Tchaikovsky’s Fourth – Sat, Sep 17, 2022 at 8pm / Sun, Sep 18, 2022 3pm @ Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts Tchaikovsky poured his soul into symphonies that would express his anguish and passions as no music had ever dared to. Valentina Peleggi begins the new season with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony. William Grant Still’s stirring Festive Overture opens the concert, followed by Dvorak’s opulent Te Deum with the Richmond Symphony Chorus. All this, plus a new work by the acclaimed young American Canadian composer Zachary Wadsworth.
  • Music at Hardywood – Thu, Sep 22, 2022 at 6:30pm @ Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
  • Steve Hackman’s Brahms X Radiohead – Sat, Sep 24, 2022 at 8pm @ Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    Take Radiohead’s Ok Computer and the First Symphony of Brahms. Orchestra and vocalists present this fusion of masterworks by two pivotal voices, both played simultaneously. Brahms brings out the romance in Radiohead. Radiohead brings out Brahms’s sonic power.
  • Yo-Yo Ma – Tue, Oct 4, 2022 at 7:30pm Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    “He, more than any other cellist, has distilled cello playing to its essence.” So says the L.A. Herald Examiner. Yo-Yo Ma plays Elgar’s cello concerto with the Richmond Symphony.
  • Jennifer Koh Plays Tchaikovsky – Sat, Oct 22, 2022 at 8pm / Sun, Oct 23, 2022 at 3pm @ Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    Grammy award winner and Tchaikovsky competition winner Jennifer Koh, says The Strad, is “risk-taking, high-octane player. A scorching talent that should on no account be missed…” Experience her astonishing artistry in Tchaikovsky’s blazing Violin Concerto. The Block by composer, artist and activist Carlos Simon is a musical portrait of the buildings lining one Harlem street. And the 150th birthday of the English master Ralph Vaughan Williams is marked with a performance of the turbulent Sixth Symphony of 1948, his reaction to the last World War.
  • The Music of Danny Elfman from the Films of Tim Burton – Sat, Oct 29, 8pm @ Altria Theater
    Danny Elfman’s spine-tingling scores for films of Tim Burton as performed by the Richmond Symphony, and just in time for Halloween! Batman, Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more as classic scenes are projected above the orchestra on a giant screen.
  • Family Concert – Sunday October 30 at 3pm at St Christopher’s School.
    Around the World – an international music adventure
  • Romeo & Juliet – Sat, Nov 12, 2022 at 8pm /Sun, Nov. 13 2022, at 3pm @ Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    This is one of the most beloved, most passionate Piano Concertos in the entire repertoire. Alexandra Dariescu plays Grieg’s popular Piano Concerto. “Her fingers seem to be floating over the keys,” raved the Houston Chronicle. “She took total command.” Valentina Peleggi conducts Prokofiev’s intoxicating, impassioned Romeo and Juliet, plus Preludio sinfonico by the 18-year-old Giacomo Puccini, music that would wait a century to be discovered!
  • Music at Hardywood – Thu, Nov 17, 2022 at 6:30pm @ Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
  • Let it Snow! – Sat, Nov 26, 2022 at 8pm / Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 3pm @ Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    It’s Richmond’s favorite holiday music tradition – back again on Thanksgiving weekend by popular demand! Celebrate the season with family and friends with your Richmond Symphony at the Carpenter Theatre. Carols, classics, and sparkling holiday favorites!
  • Holiday Brass! Sat December 3 at 7.30pm at St Christopher’s School and Sunday December 4 at 3pm at Randolph-Macon College
    Deck the halls – with Holiday Brass! A shimmering celebration of holiday hits for the whole family, and right in your neighborhood!

Learn more and purchase tickets here.

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Trevor Dickerson is the Editor and Co-Founder of RVAHub.