Virginia Sinfonieta to Give Inaugural Concert Feb. 26

February 12, 2015

Virginia Sinfonieta, a professional chamber orchestra dedicated to the performance and creation of contemporary art music, will present its inaugural concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.

The 17-member ensemble includes music faculty from James Madison University, Mary Baldwin College, Shenandoah University, University of Richmond, University of Virginia and Virginia Tech.

The ensemble will perform “Son of Chamber Symphony” by John Adams, “Rain Coming” by Toru Takemitsu, “Point Blank” by Paul Dooley and Stephen Hartke’s “Wulfstan at the Millennium.”

Virginia Sinfonieta aims to challenge and inspire audiences by presenting a diverse selection of musical works by established, as well as emerging, composers.

The concert is free and open to the public.