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Matinee Idylls

Series Prices: $176.00 for 4 performances and lunch

Matinee Idylls presents a fantastic "menu" of distinguished musicians presenting a colorful variety of music-chamber style. These afternoons are sure to delight, with a luncheon prepared by an outstanding local restaurant, followed by a one-hour concert and a coffee and dessert reception with the artists.

Matinee Idylls: Terra Voce

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 12:30pm

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Featuring Maria Yefimova, piano

Join the flute-cello duo Terra Voce for a refreshing afternoon concert of chamber music treats. Comprised of flutist Elizabeth Brightbill and cellist Andrew Gabbert, Terra Voce is known for its eclectic and genre-expanding programs tha...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Brass 5

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 12:30pm

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The Art of Fun

Virginia’s own Brass 5 will charm with a lively and fun concert that shines with playful banter and impressive musical range. The virtuosic quintet, with founder Gerald Pope on trumpet, Brian Quakenbush on trumpet, Rodney Overstreet on horn, Ed Griffin...Read More


CANCELLED: Matinee Idylls: Tidewater Guitar Quartet

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 12:30pm

Brighten your day with the energizing classical guitar ensemble, Tidewater Guitar Quartet. The talented foursome, comprising Sam Dorsey, Cliff Morris, John Boyles, and Todd Holcomb, come from the Tidewater Guitar Orchestra, one of the only orchestras of its kind in North America. The ensemble’s sing...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Chao Tian and Wytold

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 12:30pm

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Chao Tian and Wytold blend modern styles and traditional techniques from East and West on the Chinese dulcimer and the six-string electric cello with live-looping. This special Matinee Idylls performance—by these previous Strathmore Artists-in-Residence—features new ...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 12:30pm

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A Taste of Opera

Whet your appetite for opera with an inspired program of musical delights performed by some of Virginia Opera’s most talented artists. Soprano Laquita Mitchell, Mezzo-soprano Leah Heater, Tenor Brian Cheney, and Baritone Marco Nisticò—from the opera ...Read More