• WTJU Presents Opera in the Park, June 28

    WTJU is delighted to once again present the artists of the Charlottesville Opera for a FREE evening (6-8:30 pm) of Opera in the Park. This is the third year we’re putting in on at IX Art Park (522 2nd St SE, Charlottesville), and it just keeps getting better. Bring a picnic blanket or a lawn […]

  • #ClassicsaDay #SchumannsCircle Week 3

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    Robert Schumann was born on June 8, 1810. Some of us contributing to the #ClassicsaDay feed decided to celebrate that birthday. For the month of June, we encouraged folks to post works by Schumann and his circle. Schumann worked with several major composers of the day. He also reviewed up-and-coming composers in his magazine.  Here […]

  • Soggy Po’ Boys get into Something New, June 27

    The Soggy Po’ Boys will stop by WTJU Wednesday afternoon, June 27, at 4 (edt) for a live session ahead of their concert the following night over at The Bridge PAI brought to you by WTJU and Charlottesville Jazz Society.

  • Franz Xaver Mozart Piano Works – Worth a Listen

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    It’s tough being a good composer — when your father’s a great one. Franz Xaver Mozart was the youngest son of Wolfgang Amadeus. Franz’s compositions aren’t ground-breaking, but they are satisfying in their own right. Franz Xaver was a conductor and pianist as well as a composer. As a performer he spent several years touring […]

  • Greg Duncan Toots His Own Horn, June 22

    Trumpet player Greg Duncan will stop by WTJU this Friday morning around 11 to chat about a new monthly concert series he is programming at The Bridge PAI. The series, presented by Charlottesville Jazz Society, debuts this Sunday, June 24, at 8 pm, and features the Charles Owens Quartet.

  • Independence Day Concert, 2-4 pm

    On July 4th, James Monroe’s Highland (2050 James Monroe Pkwy, Charlottesville VA) will host the Heifetz International Music Institute for a free concert from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and free grounds access throughout the day. A classically-inspired ensemble from Heifetz will bring a uniquely innovative and expressive concert that will appeal to all ages. As […]

  • Blue Heron complete outstanding Peterhouse Partbooks series

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    In the 1540s Thomas Bull compiled partbooks for the Canterbury Cathedral Choir. They were only in use for a few years, as Edward II dissolved professional choirs. The books were stored in Peterhouse College and all but forgotten. Blue Heron has brought this music back to life, with scholarly research and committed performances. This is the fifth […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 6/18/2018

    New Jazz Adds –  6/18/2018 Cyrille Aimee – Live (Mack Avenue): Cyrille Aimee is a well respected French jazz singer. She won the Montreux Jazz Festival Competition in 2007, was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition in 2010 and won the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition in 2012. This live performance is absolutely […]

  • Atlantic Weekly at City Market, June 23

    Coming up this Saturday morning, June 23, from 8 til noon, Atlantic Weekly returns to the Charlottesville City Market for another season of live broadcasts!  Besides the usual great music and conversation with some of the local vendors, there will be live music from Rod MacDonald, in town for a both a workshop and concert […]