Live Music

The Venice Baroque Orchestra will champion the rediscovery of 17th and 18th century masterpieces at the Tuesday Evening Concert Series.

ARTS Pick: Venice Baroque Orchestra

Powerful chords and dramatic tension punctuate the classical music program from the internationally renowned Venice Baroque Orchestra. Traversing the globe since 1997, the ensemble is recognized as one of the premier purveyors of period instrument performances (say it five times fast). A wide variety of strings and woodwinds carry works by Geminiani, Veracini, and Vivaldi […]

Guitarist Cian Nugent will condense his sprawling, anthemic compositions into an acoustic solo set at the Southern on Tuesday.

Irish guitarist Cian Nugent’s rural Virginia soundtrack

There is a unity expressed in musician Cian Nugent’s work beyond the ruminations of one man’s guitar. But hearing snatches of his recordings, it’d be easy to attribute various tracks to as many different performers. “I don’t mean to become stylistically incoherent,” he said by phone from his native Dublin. “I just got to keep […]