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Symphonicity Steps “Bach to the Future” to Bridge the Musical Past  to the Modern during its 39th Season 

The dramatic notes of Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D minor," a classic work made famous in Disney's animated film "Fantasia," will open Symphonicity's "Bach to the Future" season that runs from October through May at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. Under the direction of Symphonicity's Music Director and ... More

Symphonicity’s Unusual Partnership Pairs Music and Beer

  Symphonicity, the Sandler Center, and Three Notch’d Brewing Company Raise a Glass to Baroque Composer J.S. Bach Symphonicity is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts and Three Notch’d Brewing Company in celebration of the musical contributions made by Baroque composer Johann ... More

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From the Mountains to the Sea, Symphonicity Celebrates All Things Virginia, May 5 at the Sandler Center for Performing Arts

Virginia Beach, April 15, 2019 Program will feature Hampton Roads premier of “Resolutions” by Virginia composer Mark Camphouse Celebrating Virginia’s history and landmarks with classical compositions that take audiences from the mountains to the sea, Symphonicity will reach the final stop of its travel-themed “Destinations” ... More

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That time the tuba player made an Air Force officer cry

Mar 14, 2019-The Virginian Pilot With a particular concert in Virginia Beach this weekend, several threads emerge: the Royal Engineers, the tuba, Facebook, Pittsburgh. And there is one force that that weaves them together: friendship. Daniel Boothe, music director of Symphonicity, is welcoming a friend he hasn't seen in years to perform ... More

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Symphonicity “Travels” to United Kingdom for Destinations Concert, March 17 at the Sandler Center for Performing Arts

Internationally-acclaimed tubist James Gourlay to be featured soloist (Virginia Beach, Feb. 22, 2019) – Popular British composers will be celebrated and the internationally renowned tubist James Gourlay will be a featured soloist when Symphonicity “travels” to the United Kingdom for the fourth performance of its Destinations 2018-19  ... More

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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