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Before most full-length concerts, you are welcome to attend a free pre-concert talk hosted by guest musicians, historians, and composers. All talks begin 45 minutes before the performance and last about 20 minutes. For concerts held at Trinity Episcopal Church, talks take place in the adjoining McCracken Hall. Please ask ushers or box office staff for directions to McCracken Hall. At other venues, talks usually take place from the stage.


Ticketing: (540) 800-6012

Free 20-minute talks will be held prior to the following concerts:

Extended Lectures over Lunch

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SpringFest Lunch & Lecture

Prior to the SpringFest finale, satisfy your palate and your curiosity as Dr Jon Gibson delivers an extended talk on the afternoon's featured work: the oratorio La Resurrezione by Handel.

* A limited number of lecture-only tickets ($15) will be sold starting April 2nd.

Moses Memorial Lecture

Special guest Dr. Tim Carter (emeritus from UNC-Chapel Hill) speaks in detail about the finale program, Bach's B-Minor Mass. Ticket includes catered meal and lecture. Held at the Music Room of BluPoint Seafood Co., just opposite Trinity Church.

* A limited number of lecture-only tickets ($15) will be sold starting August 16th.

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