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  • Date Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • Time 8:00 pm
  • Venue Carpenter Theatre
  • Conductor Steven Smith
  • Guest Artist Joshua Bell, Violin
  • Guest Artist Yesong Sophie Lee, Violin
  • Kay Theater Set for Orchestra (Overture)
  • Strauss Ein Heldenleben
  • Bach Concerto in D minor for Two Violins and String Orchestra, BWV 1043
  • Lalo Symphonie espagnole for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 21
  • Presented in association with Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • Sponsors Series Sponsor: Altria
    Concert Sponsor: Covington Travel
    Guest Artist Sponsor: Genworth
  • Series 2017-18
    Altria Masterworks

The Richmond Symphony’s opening night concert will feature the extraordinary talents of violinists Joshua Bell and 13-year-old child prodigy Yesong Sophie Lee. The concert will feature Bell and Lee performing J.S. Bach’s Double Violin Concerto and Bell performing Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole for Violin and Orchestra. Join us an hour before the 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 for the concert you are about to hear. Learn more about Steven Smith, conductor Learn more about Joshua Bell Learn more about Yesong Sophie Lee **Tickets purchased previously for Lang Lang will be redeemed for the Joshua Bell and Yesong Sophie Lee concert. 

Single Ticket Pricing Adult Child*
Mezzanine n/a n/a
Front Orchestra / Front First Dress $100.00 $75.00
Rear Orchestra $80.00 $45.00
Side Orchestra / Rear First Dress $55.00 $25.00
Front Second Dress $30.00 $15.00

Joshua Bell appears by arrangement with Park Avenue Artists (www.parkavenueartists.com) and Primo Artists (www.primoartists.com) MW_1