2017-2018 Music Series
February 23 | Crawley Forum, 7:30pm
Hailed by The New York Times as an "outstanding ensemble," the Verona Quartet has earned a stellar reputation as one of the most compelling young quartets in chamber music today for their "interpretive strength...robust characterization [and] commanding resonance" (Calgary Herald).
American Acoustic Music Series present Dom Flemons
March 29 | Tiger Inn, 7:30pm
Dom Flemons is a Grammy Award winning musician, singer-songwriter, and slam poet. Carrying on the songster tradition, Flemons strives to mix traditional music forms with a contemporary approach, to create new sounds that will appeal to wider audiences.
The Piedmont Singers of Central VA present "Alpha and Omega"
8-voice unaccompanied professional choir directed by H-SC Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden
Friday August 25 | Crawley Forum, Hampden-Sydney College
Friday August 26 | St. Paul's Memorial Church, Charlottesville
Saturday Sept 9 | ArtSpace Gallery | Richmond
The American Acoustic Music Series presents David Wax Museum
October 4th | Tiger Inn at the Brown Student Center, 7:30pm
David Wax and Suz Slezak front the David Wax Museum, and together with their band they fuse traditional Mexican folk with indie rock and American roots to create a Mexo-Americana aesthetic.
Lygia O'Riordan, director, & Pia Siirala, concertmaster, Ensemble XXI present Polar Voices
October 19 | Crawley Forum, 7:30pm
Lygia O'Riordan, founder and conductor of the 21-piece chamber orchestra Ensemble XXI since 1989, and it's co-founder and concertmaster, violinist Pia Siirala present a program documenting their experiences in remote arctic communities in Russia. The presentation includes live performances of native music by Ms. Siirala, a film of their experiences, and a live narration.