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Music Marathon Virtual Fundraiser

4-27-2020 Richmond Symphony hosts 9-hour virtual music marathon fundraiser

4-24-2020 Symphony streams virtual Music Marathon

4-24-2020 Richmond Symphony’s virtual music marathon aims to raise $30,000 to support Symphony musicians

4-23-2020 Richmond Symphony to Host Music Marathon Fundraiser on April 25

4-23-2020 Richmond Symphony hosting Music Marathon Fundraiser

4-23-2020 Richmond Symphony Hosting Virtual Music Marathon 

Music Director Announcement

4-16-2020 Richmond Symphony names Valentina Peleggi as new Music Director

4-10-2020 Richmond Symphony announces celebrated Italian conductor as first female Music Director

4-9-2020 Richmond Symphony names Valentina Peleggi as new Music Director

4-8-2020 Richmond Symphony names Valentina Peleggi as new Music Director

4-8-2020 Valentina Peleggi nommée au Richmond Symphony

4-8-2020 Valentina Peleggi Appointed Music Director of Richmond Symphony

4-7-2020 Richmond Symphony taps Valentina Peleggi

4-7-2020 The Richmond Symphony Orchestra names its first female music director

4-7-2020 Richmond Symphony announce Valentina Peleggi as their new Music Director

4-7-2020 A Dream Fulfilled: The Richmond Symphony selects its first female music director

4-7-2020 Richmond Symphony Names First Female Music Director

4-7-2020 Richmond Symphony announces first female musical director

Menuhin Competition

2-19-2020 Richmond Mom: Richmond Speaks Menuhin in May

2-19-2020 The world is coming to Richmond for the Menuhin Competition – the “Olympics of Violin” – this May

2-13-2020 Richmond embraces being home of 2020’s ‘Olympics of the Violin’

1-29-2020  The ‘Olympics of the Violin’: Local teen takes to the stage at the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020.

1-28-2020 Editorial: Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 will bring maestros to RVA

1-23-2020 Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 participants named; Northern Virginia teen among the group

1-22-2020 Menuhin Competition 2020 Announces Competitors

12-20-19 Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 passes the $2M mark in fundraising – The 44 international competitors to be announced soon! 

11-13-2019 Richmond Symphony executive director David Fisk speaks with 8News about the “Olympics of the Violin”

11-13-2019 Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 Attracts Record Number of Applicants

 

Music Director Candidates

Valentina Peleggi

4-7-2020 Richmond Symphony Announces First Female Music Director

1-30-2020 Richmond Symphony Welcomes Fourth Music Director Candidate, Valentina Peleggi

Laura Jackson

1-31-2020 Laura Jackson Interview on Virginia This Morning

1-31-2020 VPM Interview with Laura Jackson

1-6-2020 Richmond Symphony Welcomes Third Music Director Candidate, Laura Jackson

Ankush Kumar Bahl

1-11-2020 Ankush Kumar Bahl and Anthony McGill at the Carpenter Theatre 

1-9-2020 Ankush Bahl Interview on Virginia This Morning

1-9-2020 VPM Interview with Ankush Kumar Bahl

1-3-2020 Richmond Symphony Welcomes Second Music Director Candidate, Ankush Kumar Bahl

Roderick Cox

11-14-2019 Richmond Symphony director candidate Roderick Cox talks conducting aspirations

10-21-2019 VPM Interview with Roderick Cox

10-1-2019 RICHMOND SYMPHONY WELCOMES FIRST MUSIC DIRECTOR CANDIDATE RODERICK COX

 

Music Reviews

2-2-2020 Review: Richmond Symphony

1-29-2020 Music Review: BATES • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (RICHMOND SYMPHONY & CHORUS/STEVEN SMITH)

January/February 2020 American Record Guide Review

12-2-2019 Music Review by “The Audiophile Voice.”

11-20-2019 Richmond Symphony, ‘Children of Adam’ and ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’ Inspired by Walt Whitman

11-19-2019 Music Review: The Richmond Symphony “Children of Adam” and “Dona Nobis Pacem”

11-17-2019 Concert Review: Chia-Hsuan Lin & The Richmond Symphony Altria Masterworks

11-10-2019 Review: Richmond Symphony Metro Collection Concert

 

Press Coverage

5-14-2020 Local arts groups shift away from venues and into the digital realm

3-05-2020 Richmond Symphony Musical Ambassadors Program (MAP) 2020

2-14-2020 Richmond Symphony Announces its 2020-2021 Season

2-13-2020 Richmond Symphony 2020-21 – Blog

1-31-2020 VPM Interview with Cellist Julian Schwarz

1-10-2020 It Will Be Hard to Beat Symphonic Karaoke for the Family

1-14-2020 Richmond Symphony Orchestra to perform eclectic concert to benefit Powhatan Education Foundation

1-10-2020 VPM Interview with Clarinetist Anthony McGill

11-15-2019 VPM Interview with Chia-Hsuan Lin

9-17-2019 Marin Alsop Returns to Richmond with Guest Violinist Inmo Yang

9-7-2019 Fall Arts Preview 2019: Next year is shaping up to be fete-filled for Richmond’s classical music lovers

9-6-2019 The Richmond Symphony: Big Tent Community Festival on Virginia This Morning

9-3-2019 The Richmond Symphony’s fall season includes the search for a new artistic director and the return of a trailblazing conductor. 

7-11-2019 Richmond Symphony brings its Big Tent to Bandy Field

 

Press Releases

4-23-2020 Richmond Symphony to Host Music Marathon Fundraiser on April 25

4-7-2020 Richmond Symphony Names Valentina Peleggi Music Director

2-12-2020 The Richmond Symphony Announces its 2020-2021 Season

10-30-2019 Richmond Symphony Holiday Concerts

9-23-2019 RICHMOND SYMPHONY PERFORMS SCORE OF STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK LIVE WITH FILM

9-19-2019 RICHMOND SYMPHONY KICKS OFF POPS SERIES WITH THE MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN STARRING MICHAEL CAVANAUGH

9-09-2019 MARIN ALSOP RETURNS TO LEAD THE RICHMOND SYMPHONY’S ALTRIA MASTERWORKS OPENING WEEKEND

2-07-2019 The Richmond Symphony Announces its 62nd Season with Music Director Candidates, Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020 and the return of Marin Alsop for the Opening Weekend September 21, 22, 2019

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