Classics

Metro Collection

steven2Join us at Randolph-Macon College for intimate, chamber orchestra concerts that allow you to get up close and personal with the musicians of the Richmond Symphony. The Metro Collection includes four Sunday afternoon concerts at Blackwell Auditorium at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland. This series features free pre-concert talks at the Dollar Tree Room in Brock Commons one hour before the concert. Patrons can purchase a full subscription to the Metro Collection series or mix and match these concerts as part of a Compose Your Own subscription. The concerts are general admission with single tickets also available.

Series Schedule

January 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm Metro Collection 2 Debussy & Mozart

Enjoy classical music in an intimate setting. Metro concerts feature smaller scale works from the classical repertoire and newer pieces by contemporary composers. Richmond Symphony musicians are often featured soloists.  The Symphony No. 25 in G Minor is only one of two symphonies that Mozart wrote in a minor key, out of the nearly one hundred he […]

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February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm Metro Collection 3 Reena Esmail & Beethoven

Enjoy classical music in an intimate setting. Metro concerts feature smaller scale works from the classical repertoire and newer pieces by contemporary composers. Richmond Symphony musicians are often featured soloists. Mozart wrote the Overture to “Don Giovanni,” K. 527, the night the opera’s final dress rehearsal had been performed. As his wife told him stories […]

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April 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm Metro Collection 4 Copland, Spohr & Schubert

The Metro Collection offers audiences fantastic classical music in an intimate setting. Concerts feature smaller scale works from the classical repertoire and newer pieces by contemporary composers. This performance will feature David Lemelin, clarinet. With works like Music for the Theatre, Aaron Copland paved the way for a truly American “classical” music. In the piece, you […]

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