2/13/2002LYNCHBURG, Va. — The Richmond Symphony Chamber Orchestra, featuring conductor and violinist Joseph Silverstein, will be performing at 7:30 PM on Monday, February 18th in Smith Hall Theatre on the campus of Randolph-Macon Woman's College. The program will feature Mozart’s much-beloved Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade, K.525), as well as works by Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, op. 4, and more. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Richmond Symphony was founded in 1957, under the artistic direction of its first conductor, Edgar Schenkman. Mark Russell Smith is the current music director, and the fourth in the Symphony’s history. The orchestra plays more than 70 performances and 110 in-school concerts each year and is one of the largest performing arts organizations in Virginia.
As a conductor and soloist, Joseph Silverstein has appeared with more than 100 orchestras in the United States, as well as in Japan, Israel, and Europe including the Berlin Symphony, the Florida Orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony, Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan. His Telarc recording of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with the Boston Symphony Orchestra received a Grammy nomination.
CONTACT: Brenda Edson, Director of College Relations