Virginia Opera
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Virginia Chorale's
Nocturnes premeres John Dixon's Night Songs

Tidewater Classical
Guitar Society
Matt Palmer

Ode to Joy


Upcoming Events

BYOV: Concerto Concert
Tuesday, March 20th

Old Dominion University Symphony Orchestra Side-by-Side with the VSO
Tuesday, March 20th

Ewell Concert Series: Amadou Kouyate
Thursday, March 22nd

Vianne Webb Memorial Lecture in Musicology
Tuesday, March 22nd

Symphonicity: Ode to Spring
Sunday, March 25th

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What is art song?

  An art song might be defined as "a poem set to music, usually for trained voice and piano accompaniment with a duration of about three minutes." The German word for such classical song is Lied (singular) and Lieder (plural), so that you will hear the terms "art song," "lied" and "lieder" used interchangeably. In France the term is Melodie, and in Italy, Romanza. But more than this simple . . .

Art Song Societies on the East Coast

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