Charlottesville Symphony

Guest conductor Laura Jackson takes the baton for Charlottesville Symphony’s Masterworks 4. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Charlottesville Symphony masters diverse program

Guest conductor Laura Jackson takes the baton for Charlottesville Symphony’s Masterworks 4, a diverse program that includes Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Christopher Theofanidis’ Rainbow Body, Tchaikovsky’s suite from Swan Lake and Copland’s Billy the Kid suite. Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. $10-45, 8pm on Saturday at Old Cabell Hall, UVA; 3:30pm on Sunday at […]

Kate Tamarkin will conduct her final concerts with the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia on Saturday and Sunday. Publicity photo

UVA’s Kate Tamarkin takes her final curtain call

When Kate Tamarkin was an undergraduate at Southern California’s Chapman University, orchestra conductor was not on her list of career choices. “As a female back then, it never occurred to me to even want to [do that],” the music director and conductor of the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia says. But she was […]