Upcoming Events

May 1, 2021

Free event: A Musical Aviary

It’s Spring and birds are everywhere, even at CMSCVA!  Celebrate our feathered friends in music and literature with this free online concert presented in partnership with the Richmond Public Library’s Gellman Room Concert Series. Our performers will be streaming right to you from Richmond and New York.  Please join us from the comfort of your own home on May 1, 2:00pm at this link: rvalibrary.org/events/gellman-concerts   Program: Camille Saint-Saens, “The Aviary” Somei Satoh, “Birds in Warped Time” Howard Swanson, “The Cuckoo” Jean Sichler, “A Bird in May” Performers: Rieko Aizawa, piano Mary Boodell, flute Ingrid Keller, piano Angela Lehman, writer Jesse Mills, violin James Wilson, host    

May 1, 2021 at 2:00pm rvalibrary.org/events/gellman-concerts
May 2, 2021

Reach Out

Mozart’s iconic and hopeful Clarinet Quintet grounds CMSCVA’s first live performance of the Spring. This stirring program of chamber music also features “An Elegy – A Cry from the Grave” by American composer Carlos Simon. Program: Béla Bartók, Romanian Folk Dances (arr. for quintet) Carlos Simon, “An Elegy: A Cry from the Grave” W. A. Mozart, Clarinet Quintet in A Major Performers: Fitz Gary, viola Khari Joyner, cello David Lemelin, clarinet Meredith Riley, violin Christopher Whitley, violin    

May 2, 2021 at 4:00pm Trinity Lutheran Church
Jun 13, 2021

Weather the Storm – Vivaldi and Day

The glory and fury of nature, and our place within it, is the story told through Vivaldi’s famous violin concertos, The Four Seasons. The beauty of this Baroque instrumentation is highlighted in a new commission by Kevin Alexander Day. To ensure the safety of audience members and performers, all live concerts with CMSCVA adhere to guidelines such as socially distanced seating, masks, paperless ticketing, and more.  Program: Kevin Alexander Day, New Commission Vivaldi, The Four Seasons      La primavera      L’estate      L’atunno      I’inverno Performers: Mary Boodell, traverso flute Jonathan Colbert, bass Johnny Gandelsman, violin Christina Day Martinson, violin Dana Kelley, viola Jessie Montgomery, violin Carsten Schmidt, Harpsichord James Wilson, cello 4 PM Concert

June 13, 2021 at 4:00pm Trinity Lutheran Church

Featured Performer

Interview with Khari Joyner

Jim Wilson interviews cellist Kahri Joyner, who makes his third appearance with CMSCVA on May 2.