Classics

Altria Masterworks

Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. The Altria Masterworks concerts are featured in two series. Our Saturday night series includes eight concerts on Saturday evenings at 8pm. The Sunday afternoon series includes four concerts on Sunday afternoons at 3pm. All concerts are held at the Carpenter Theatre Dominion Arts Center. Join us an hour before each performance for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights for the concert you are about to hear. Patrons can purchase a full subscription to either series or mix and match these concerts as part of a Compose Your Own subscription. Single tickets are also available and start at just $10. Masterworks tickets are free for children under the age of 18. Altria

Series Schedule

January 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm A New Year in Vienna

Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Join us an hour before each concert for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights […]

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January 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm A New Year in Vienna

Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Join us an hour before each concert for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights […]

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February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm Remembering 1968: A Tribute to MLK

Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Join us an hour before each concert for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights […]

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February 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm Remembering 1968: A Tribute to MLK

Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Join us an hour before each concert for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights […]

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March 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm Pictures at an Exhibition

“Pictures from an Exhibition – A Remembrance of Viktor Hartmann”; is a suite of ten pieces (plus a recurring, varied Promenade) composed for the piano by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874. In 1874 an exhibition of Hartmann’s pictures was organized in the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. Mussorgsky went to the exhibition and was inspired to compose his piano piece. The suite is Mussorgsky’s […]

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April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 pm New World Symphony

Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Join us an hour before each concert for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights […]

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April 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm New World Symphony

Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Join us an hour before each concert for a free pre-concert talk with the Richmond Symphony Music Director, Steven Smith. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights […]

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May 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm Mason Bates: World Première

Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Recently named the most-performed composer of his generation, Mason Bates serves as the first composer-in-residence of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. His music enlivens imaginative narrative forms with novel orchestral writing, the harmonies of jazz and the rhythms of techno, and it has been […]

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