The Arts at VWU

January

Jan 31 - Feb 3

VWU-WHRO Virtual Chamber Series: Lee Jordan-Anders, piano

Virtual Event

Lee Jordan-Anders, piano
January 31 (interview at 10 a.m.)
February 1 (video concert at 5 p.m.)
February 3 (A Local Touch at 9 p.m.)
 
Lee Jordan-Anders is Artist-in-Residence and Professor of Music Emerita at Virginia Wesleyan University where she served on the faculty for 29 years, founding the Familiar Faces Concert Series (forerunner of the VWU Concert Series), teaching classes in aesthetics, listening, music theory, chamber music, and applied piano. Jordan-Anders was Music Director and Conductor of the Orchestra of the Eastern Shore, 2009-14, and taught at the Governor’s School for the Arts from 2014-18. She continues to perform frequently both as soloist and as collaborating pianist, and in this performance presents Debussy’s Estampes and Danse.

Interviews- 90.3 WHRO-FM: 10 a.m. (Sundays on Musical Brunch)

Podcast: (Anytime)

Video Concert Premieres: WHRO Facebook: 5 p.m. (Mondays)

Concerts: 90.3 WHRO-FM: 9 p.m. (Wednesdays on A Local Touch)

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February

Feb 7 - 10

VWU-WHRO Virtual Chamber Series: Anna Feucht, soprano & Steve Kolb, piano

Virtual Event

Anna Feucht, soprano
Steve Kolb, piano
February 7 (interview at 10 a.m.)
February 8 (video concert at 5 p.m.)
February 10 (A Local Touch at 9 p.m.)
 
Anna Feucht has been praised for her ‘exciting coloratura’ and ‘exceptionally beautiful and powerful sound.’ A frequent soloist with Virginia Opera and Tidewater Opera Initiative, she has served as soloist with the Virginia Symphony, Symphonicity, and the Williamsburg Choral Guild, among others. In this performance she presents Heggi’s Songs and Sonnets to Ophelia and Bellini’s Ah! Non credea mirati . . . Ah! Non giunge (from La Sonnambula), joined by pianist Steve Kolb, known throughout the region for his command of the keyboard in both classical and jazz styles, as well as collaborating pianist. Recognized by the Cultural Alliance of Hampton Roads for his contributions to the cultural life of the region, he is past chair of the Southern Region of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, and past board president of Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia.

Interviews- 90.3 WHRO-FM: 10 a.m. (Sundays on Musical Brunch)

Podcast: (Anytime)

Video Concert Premieres: WHRO Facebook: 5 p.m. (Mondays)

Concerts: 90.3 WHRO-FM: 9 p.m. (Wednesdays on A Local Touch)

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Feb 14 - 17

VWU - WHRO Virtual Chamber Series: Rebecca Gilmore, cello Daniel Lau, piano

Virtual Event

Rebecca Gilmore, cello
Daniel Lau, piano
February 14 (interview at 10 a.m.)
February 15 (video concert at 5 p.m.)
February 17 (A Local Touch at 9 p.m.)
 
Orchestral and chamber musician Rebecca Gilmore is Assistant Principal Cello with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in her 20th year, having previously served as Principal Cellist with the Greensboro Symphony. Gilmore is co-founder of the Ambrosia String Quartet which performs both the classics and works of contemporary composers. In this performance of Beethoven’s Cello Sonata No 3, Gilmore is joined by pianist Daniel Lau, who has performed world-wide in recital and with orchestras, and is praised for his ‘exemplary artistry’ and ‘beautifully shaped playing.’ Also a violinist and conductor, he has directed performances of Manon, Amahl and the Night Visitors, The Merry Widow, and The Magic Flute, among others, and serves as Chair of the Department of Music at Washington Adventist University.

Interviews- 90.3 WHRO-FM: 10 a.m. (Sundays on Musical Brunch)

Podcast: (Anytime)

Video Concert Premieres: WHRO Facebook: 5 p.m. (Mondays)

Concerts: 90.3 WHRO-FM: 9 p.m. (Wednesdays on A Local Touch)

Further Details on the Performers

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