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Symphonicity Featured in 13 News Coastal Connections

Please scroll to 20:00 to see the interview with Symphonicity Musical Director and Conductor Daniel W. Booth and ODU Chorus Master Nancy Klein. More

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Symphonicity to perform Verdi’s Requiem at the Sandler Center

(Shared from the 2/14/2019 The Virginian-Pilot eEdition) —  It was based on sacred Christian liturgy, composed by an agnostic, dedicated to a devout Catholic, and voluntarily performed by imprisoned Jewish choristers for their Nazi captors. That is the music of the Messa de Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi. And its power and true intentions ... More

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Symphonicity and ODU Choruses Bring Verdi’s Powerful Requiem to the Sandler Center for Performing Arts, Feb. 17

(Virginia Beach, Jan. 21, 2019) – For the third performance of its Destinations 2018-19 Masterworks Series, Symphonicity will transport audience members to Italy with a powerful presentation of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, featuring more than 130 singers from the Symphonicity and Old Dominion University (ODU) choruses, Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. at ... More

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Symphonicity Steps Back in Time for “Jurassic Journey,” Its 20th Annual Lollipop Concert for Families and Children

Symphonicity will be joined by Ballet Virginia International for a special children’s presentation of “Jurassic Journey” on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 3 PM. The concert will take place at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Pre-concert activities for children will begin at 2 PM. In this 45-minute presentation that ... More

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Symphonicity Gifts Hampton Roads with a Free Messiah Sing-Along Concert

Symphonicity will present its 36th annual offering of the Handel’s Messiah Sing-Along to the Hampton Roads community on Saturday, December 23rd, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will begin at 8 PM. This year the concert will be recorded for a special project to be announced from the stage. Symphonicity’s ... More

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Latin American Flare at Symphonicity’s First Concert of the Season

Symphonicity is joining with world-class artists to take its audience on a fascinating world tour of sights and sounds this season, under the direction of Music Director and Conductor Daniel W. Boothe. The 2018-2019 Masterworks series, “Destinations: Your Passport to Great Music,” runs from October through May and will focus on iconic ... More

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Symphonicity Partners with The Philadelphia International Music Festival to Promote Music Education Among Youth

HAMPTON ROADS, VIRGINIA (December 18, 2018) Symphonicity, the symphony orchestra of Virginia Beach, is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Philadelphia International Music Festival, a summer music program that offers student musicians from around the world the unique opportunity to spend concentrated time immersed in music ... More

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Symphonicity Captures the Musical Spirit of Austria in “Destinations” Concert, Nov. 18 at the Sandler Center for Performing Arts

Violinist Annika Jenkins Returns to Her Hometown Stage as Concert Soloist (Virginia Beach, Nov. 8, 2018) – Austria, home of mountains, meadows and Mozart, will take center stage when Symphonicity presents the second concert in its travel-themed Masterworks series, “Destinations: Your Passport to Great Music,” Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. at the ... More

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Exotic and traditional “Destinations” for the 2018-2019 Masterworks Series

Symphonicity offers you a passport to great music! For the upcoming 2018-2019 season, you and others who love great music will travel with us to exciting "Destinations." The first masterworks concert in October will be Destination: Latin America, and we are so pleased that timpani soloist John Kilkenny will help us capture the spirit of ... More

Masterworks V: “Ode to America”

Maestro Daniel W. Boothe’s inaugural season with Symphonicity concludes with powerful patriotic tones in “Ode to America,” the final concert of the five-part “Ode to the Future” masterworks series. The concert will include a Virginia Beach premiere, special acoustical effects, and featured collaborations with many musicians ... More