The schedules of our guest artists, musicians and Colonial Williamsburg have been coordinated -- a gargantuan task -- and it is our pleasure to announce that the postponed pops concert is happening! Thank you for understanding our concern for the safety of the participants and concert-goers and for supporting the Symphonia. Your tickets are good for the new date! Details.
Save the Date - May 11, 2016
An intimate evening with Zuill Bailey
An intimate evening of music and dining features world-renowned cellist Zuill Bailey and includes a special duet with Akemi Takayama, the Symphonia's concertmaster. At Two Rivers Country Club, 6:00 p.m. To help raise funds to benefit the Symphonia, there will be a live auction, paddle raise and raffle drawings for a magnificent piece of jewelry from Designs by Varujan and a bottle of fine wine. Details.
Postponed: Vocal Masterclasswith Soprano Tiffany Haas
We regret the need to postpone this masterclass with Tiffany Haas, one of the outstanding vocalists who had been scheduled to perform at the Cabaret & Cocktails Pops Concert. Masterclasses are free educational programs and open to the public. Details at Education & Outreach.
Masterworks Concerts 4 and 5 -
Outstanding Soloists Featured
The Symphonia's 32nd season continues in 2016 with appearances by guest soloists George Li, pianist, in March, and Akemi Takayama, violinist, and Jeff Midkiff, mandolinist, in April; the orchestra is conducted by Music Director Janna Hymes. For program notes, go to Scheduled Events.
Tours of featured exhibits, wine or beer and a catered dinner round out a delightful evening at the college's internationally acclaimed art museum. Limited to 108 guests, there are only a few openings remaining. Cost: $110 each. Details.
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The Williamsburg Symphonia, Williamsburg's professional orchestra, brings to the community superior orchestral performances, innovative programming and important educational initiatives.
There are still openings for the Muscarelle Magic Redux (Mar. 11). For details, go to the Encore Affairs page. Thank you to our generous hosts and sponsors!
CABARET & COCKTAILS POPS CONCERT SPONSORS
Special thanks to Two Friends of Music, Riverside Performing Arts Medicine, Seasons of Williamsburg - Flowers & Gifts, Tolbert Interiors, Jane & Bob Taylor and Deelyn Neilson, our Platinum Sponsors. Grateful acknowledgment also for a grant from the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance.
JAMES E. HINISH, JR.
Among his many community interests and contributions, Jim served as president of the Williamsburg symphonia League and was a loyal and generous supporter of the orchestra. Thank you, Jim.
MARY TIERNEY SELBY
Violinist and co-founder of the Symphonia, Mary's interests and abilities ranged from music to education to government. If an interest group didn't exist, she organized and founded one. Her many contributions have made Williamsburg the vibrant city it is today.