Sunday, May 4, 2014

VCU Rennolds Concerts 2014-15

Performances by the esteemed American pianist Richard Goode with the young soprano Sarah Shafer, the popular violinist Rachel Barton Pine and the St. Lawrence and Pacifica string quartets highlight the 2014-15 season of the Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concerts at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Concerts will be staged at 8 p.m. Saturdays in Vlahcevic Concert Hall of the Singleton Arts Center, Park Avenue at Harrison Street on VCU’s academic campus in Richmond’s Fan District.

Ticket subscriptions are $135 for all six concerts in the series, $90 for three concerts, with free valet parking provided. Discounts are offered for seniors (60 and older) and VCU employees. Single tickets, $34, will go on sale later.

For a season brochure or more information, call the VCU music department box office at (804) 828-6776 or visit

Programs for the concerts will be announced later.

Dates and artists for next season’s Rennolds series:

Sept. 13 – Pacifica Quartet.

Oct. 25 – New York Brass Arts Trio (Joe Burgstaller, trumpet; David Jolley, French horn; Haim Avitsur, trombone).

Nov. 15 – St. Lawrence String Quartet.

Jan. 24 – Rachel Barton Pine, violin; pianist TBA.

Feb. 28 – Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Wu Han, piano; Daniel Hope, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello).

May 2 – Richard Goode, piano; Sarah Shafer, soprano.