Richmond Symphony teaches classics

Chesapeake Academy students in grades 4-8 recently attended a Richmond Symphony Discovery Concert at Dominion Energy Center’s Carpenter Theatre for the Performing Arts in Richmond.

Conducted by Chia-Hsuan Lin, this 50-minute Top Ten! concert focused on the important compositions that every student should hear as they develop a sense of musical literacy, reported head of school Julianne T. Duvall.

The works include:

• Richard Strauss, Thus Spake Zarathustra, Introduction “Sunrise.”

• Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons, “Spring,” Allegro.

• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40, movement 1.

• Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, movement 1.

• Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky…