Hidden Gem, April 25 & 26 at 8 p.m., Kimball Theatre2016-2017 Classical Masterworks Series, Concert 4The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents Hidden Gem, its fourth Masterworks concert of the 2016-2017 season. The program opens with Verdi's Overture to "La Forza del Destino" and includes symphonies by Mozart and Nielsen. Conducted by Music Director Janna Hymes, now in her 13th season at the podium. Hidden Gem is sponsored by an Anonymous Donor.TICKETS
Carnival of the Animals, April 29, 2017, Williamsburg Community ChapelThe WSO Presents Carnival of the Animals with Virginia Regional Ballet, artist Bob Oller & narrator Elisabeth ReissThe Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra presents Carnival of the Animals, A Family Concert with Janna Hymes, Conductor. A variety of animal-themed musical pieces will enchant the audience with artist Bob Oller and dancers from Virginia Regional Ballet interpreting the music. A whimsical classic written over 150 years ago, Carnival of the Animals includes 14 movements representing different animals, including a lion, donkey, and elephant, as well as fossils, an aquarium and an aviary. The music will also be accompanied by the poems of Ogden Nash narrated by Elisabeth Reiss. Thank you to generous underwriting by the Charles S. & Millicent P. Brown Family Foundation, Two Friends of Music, Liz Moore and Associates and the Anderson Financial Advisory Group of Davenport and Company. Support also comes from the Williamsburg Community Foundation, Williamsburg Area Arts Commission, and Virginia Commission for the Arts.TICKETS
Fireworks Finale, May 20, 2017 at 8:00 p.m., Phi Beta Kappa Hall2016-2017 Classical Masterworks Series, Concert 5The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra wraps up its 33rd season in grand style with Fireworks Finale, a concert featuring guest violinist Elena Urioste. She joins the orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D, op. 35. Conducted by Music Director Janna Hymes. One performance only.TICKETS
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