Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, featuring the 2019 Fairfax County All-Stars Youth Orchestra, conducted by Artistic Director Christopher Zimmerman, will present a concert titled Inspiring the Next Generation at George Mason University Center for the Arts in Fairfax, Virginia on April 27. The program will include Holst’s The Planets and works by Leshnoff and Smetana.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Zimmerman, will perform Verdi's Requiem at George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall on May 11.
National Chamber Ensemble (NCE), led by Leo Sushansky, will present a concert titled The Contemporaries at Gunston Arts Center on May 4.The program of music of our time will feature the premiere of Alexander Goldstein's new "Crossover" Piano Trio. Music and dance will unite as NCE and Bowen McCauley Dance create a work set to music of Igor Stravinsky. The Suite Italienne is based on scenes from the composer's ballet Pulcinella.
A reception will follow the performance.
Images below: Leo Sushansky violin, Steven Honigberg cello, Carlos Cesar Rodriguez piano & Bowen McCauley Dance
The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic,conducted by Ulysses S. James, will perform Eugène Ysaÿe Amitie'sPoem for Two Violins and Orchestra, Op. 26 with violinists Marc Ramirez & Olivia Hajioff at the Church of the Epiphany in DC on June 8. The program will also feature Amy Beach'sSymphony No. 2, op. 32, E minor (Gaelic). The concert will be repeated at George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria on June 9.
The New Dominion Chorale, conducted by Artistic Director Thomas Beveridge, will perform a concert titled Gershwin and Friends at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria on April 28.The program will feature music of Gershwin, Sigmund Rombert, Cole Porter, Franz Lehar and Richard Rodgers. The concert will feature nationally and internationally acclaimed pianist Thomas Pandolfi.
Images below: Thomas Beveridge at left & Thomas Pandolfi (Photo by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra will perform a concert titled Britten: Lachrymae and Serenade | Haydn: Symphony No. 104at George Washington Memorial Auditorium on May 5. Benjamin Britten’s Lachrymae for Viola and String Orchestra, op. 48a, will feature soloist Mahoko Eguchi, viola. The Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, op. 31 will feature Abel Pereira, conductor and horn, and Gordon Gietz, tenor. As mentioned, the program will also include the Symphony No. 104 by Franz Joseph Haydn.
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra will present a recital titled Delightful Flute Duo in the Lyceum in Alexandria on May 12.The soloists will be Aaron Goldman, flute, Alice Kogan Weinreb, flute & Eugena Chang, cello. The program will include works by Haydn, Doppler, Francaix, and more.
Virginia Bronze, directed by Brian Seemann, will perform a concert titled High Voltageat George Washington Masonic National Memorial on June 23. The concert, presented in collaboration with electronic music composer and bell enthusiast, Victor Cristobal, will feature Wagner’s ‘Velocity’, Payne’s ‘Laudation,’Muse’s ‘Knights of Cydonia,’ and the world premier of Nick Hanson’s arrangement of ‘160 BPM’from the movie ‘Angels and Demons.’