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Matinee Idylls

Subscribe & SaveMatinee 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: Virginia Opera

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology
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A Taste of Opera

The Virginia Opera, honored by the General Assembly as the "Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia," presents a program of opera favorites performed by the Company’s talented young professionals of the Herndon Foundation Emerging Artis...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Gourmet Symphony

Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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Named “Washington Innovators” by DC Modern Luxury in 2016, the Gourmet Symphony team brings its celebrated “culinary-inspired concert” concept to the Hylton Center for the first time. The multisensory experience pairs classical masterworks with creative cuisine in a complementary ...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera: A Taste of Opera

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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The Virginia Opera, honored by the General Assembly as the “Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia,” returns with a program of beloved works performed by the Company’s talented young professionals of the Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists Program. Witness opera st...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Merling Trio

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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Recognized as one of today’s premier ensembles, this international trio comprising violin, cello, and piano has performed across the globe, released critically acclaimed recordings, and brings together musicians from Polish, Japanese, and Dutch backgrounds. The Merling Trio has be...Read More