Offstage On-Air with Benjamin Rous
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Offstage, On-Air is a weekly show highlighting central Virginia’s vibrant classical music community. Each week you’ll hear conversations with local classical musicians, learn about upcoming concerts, and enjoy artist-curated playlists. Tune in Sunday from noon to 1:00pm here on WTJU (91.1 FM and streaming at wtju.net). This week’s guest is Benjamin Rous, Music Director of the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia. He will talk with Brian Simalchik about the orchestra’s final concerts of the 2022-23 concert season, which will take place on April 22 and 23. The concerts, entitled ‘Dazzling Dances,’ feature Principal Flutist Kelly Sulick performing Christopher Rouse’s Flute Concerto, along with music by Rimsky-Korsakov and a collection of waltzes and polkas by the “waltz king”—Johann Strauss II.