Modlin Summer Music
The Moldin Summer Music Series features performances by local and national jazz and classical musicians. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music at the Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond. For tickets, call 289-8980.
Wednesday, June 6 Christian McBride & Friends
Bassist McBride performs with Richmond jazz performers Howard Curtis, Mike Davison, Skip Gailes, Weldon Hill and René Marie ($15-$18).
Thursday, June 7 Modlin Summer Music: Summer Sampler
Flutist Eugenia Zukerman and harpsichordist Joanne Kong perform Pleyel's Flute Quintet, Opus 18, No. 2; Chinese folk songs arranged by Yiwen Jiang; Dvorak's String Quartet Opus 96 "American"; "Folk Suite No. 1," by William Grant Still; and Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 2 ($13-$16).
Friday, June 8 Solos, Duets & Baroque
The Shanghai Quartet and guest performers pianist Rieko Aizawa and harpsichordist Joanne Kong perform solos, duets, trios and quintets by Bach, Spohr and Schumann ($13-$16).
Saturday, June 9 Christian McBride Band with Russell Malone
McBride reunites with his friend Russell Malone, Down Beat magazine's 1999 best guitarist, to present an evening of soulful jazz music ($15-$18).
Monday, June 11 Christian McBride Band
The band includes Christian McBride, bass; Geoff Keezer, piano; Ron Blake, saxophone; and Terreon Gully, drums. ($15-$18).
Tuesday, June 12 June Romance
The Shanghai Quartet with guest performers violinist Arnold Steinhardt (a founding member of the Guarneri String Quartet,) and pianist Rieko Aizawa perform Ernest Chausson's Concerto in D for piano, violin and string quartet; Schumann's "Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Jest from Vienna), Op.26"; and Barber's String Quartet, Op.11 ($13-$16).