Events

Free event: Believe

  • Date: June 12, 2021
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Main Richmond Public Library
  • Venue: Main Richmond Public Library

What gets us through tough times? Sometimes you just have to believe in the healing power of music. From Beethoven’s famous musical prayer for recuperation, to Ben Johnston’s re-imagining of “Amazing Grace,” to Carlos Simon’s musical elegy for our times. This concert is presented in conjunction with the Richmond Public Library’s Gellman Room Concert Series.

Program:
Ben Johnston, String Quartet no. 4, “Amazing Grace”
Carlos Simon, “Elegy- Cry from the Grave
Beethoven, Holy Song of Thanksgiving from String Quartet op 132

Performers:
Johnny Gandelsman, violin
Christina Day Martinson, violin
Dana Kelley, viola
Jessie Montgomery, violin
James Wilson, cello