The 2019-2020 season of free public concerts on scheduled Saturdays at 2 pm in the Gellman Room at the Main Library begins in September 2019 and continues through April 2020. Concerts are presented by musicians and composers from Richmond, Virginia, and across the United States. Please note that all scheduled performances for the remaining 2020 season are cancelled.
For the full Gellman Room Concert Series performance list, please check this season's event flyer.
Sarah Wendt, mezzo soprano, and Hope Armstrong Erb, pianist, share memories and songs in appreciation of Richmond composers, writers, teachers, librarians, students and friends. Composers include Henri Duparc, Gabriel Faure, Claude Debussy, Allan Blank, Phoebe Knox Binkley, Kyle Valorose, Carol Stutz, H.W. Greatorex, Anna Evas and others.
A performance of 20th Century Brazilian music by Moises Bonella Cunha, violin, Stephen Custer, cello, and Daniel Inamorato, piano.
A collection of Jazz and R&B, such as, "Unforgettable," "Summertime," "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," and many more as performed by duo Stafford and Nichole Armstead.
A vocal mix of genres and styles performed by Elisabeth Carlton Dowdy, soprano, and Veronica Simms, soprano.