The Quest for the Best

In the 2016-2017 season, five conductors will perform.
Only one will become Symphonicity's new maestro.

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After a long, extensive search to find Symphonicity’s new Music Director, five finalists have emerged. This season, we present each one as he conducts a special program for our audiences. We invite you to join us for this exciting season of discovery and enjoy all the amazing talent, delightful soloists, and engaging music. This is definitely a “quest for the best,” and Symphonicity wants you to be a part of our journey.
The importance of this season cannot be denied. Bring your friends and don’t miss any one of these performances as our dedicated musicians are led by conductors who are giving it their all. Symphonicity’s future Music Director & Conductor is one of these five… Be a part of the selection process and let us know what you think. We are your symphony orchestra!

The 2016-2017 Quest for the Best


Explore the New World | October 16, 2016
Conducted by Daniel W. Boothe

Maestro Daniel W. Boothe is a nationally award-winning musician, composer, and U.S. Air Force conductor. His live and recorded events for media broadcasts have reached over 50 million people in 175 countries, including tours throughout Russia and Southwest Asia. On October 16th he will present Kenneth Fuchs’s United Artists, Korngold’s Violin Concerto with acclaimed virtuoso violinist Janet Sung, and Dvorak’s iconic Symphony No. 9. Grammy-nominated composer Kenneth Fuchs will be attending this exceptional opening season concert.
This concert is sponsored by PRA Group



A Viewing | November 20, 2016
Conducted by Timothy Verville

As a winner in the American Prize for Orchestral Performance, Maestro Timothy Verville’s dynamic appearances in the U.S. and abroad have produced rewarding concert experiences. Maestro Verville has a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Orchestral Conducting. His program will include Daugherty’s Red Cape Tango , Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead, and Mussorgsky’s and Ravel’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Exciting visual images and local art will be incorporated into this engaging, creative program.
This concert is sponsored by Mass Mutual



Love, Strife, and Fate | February 19, 2017
Conducted by Silas Huff

Currently living in Virginia Beach, Maestro Silas Huff is Commander of the U.S. Army School of Music and Co-Director of the International Conducting Institute. Maestro Huff has experience leading youth, university, community and professional orchestras. He will conduct Richard Wagner’s “Forbidden Love” Overture and Elgar’s Concerto for Cello, featuring Andrew Janss as soloist. Continue on this journey with Maestro Huff as he brings this concert to a rousing conclusion with Beethoven’s beloved Symphony No. 5.
This concert is sponsored by Cataldo Industries LLC


Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique: Passionate & Poignant | March 26, 2017
Conducted by Sergey Bogza

Maestro Sergey Bogza, winner of the 2016 International Conductors Workshop and Competition, is a dynamic and sensitive conductor and is in great demand as composer and pianist. He has a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Orchestral Conducting. He will conduct Glazunov’s Carnaval Overture, Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, with pianist Kate Liu, and Tchaikovsky’s passionate and moving Symphony No. 6.
This concert is sponsored by Red Chalk Studios


Epic Revolutionaries | May 7, 2017
Conducted by Theodore Kuchar

Maestro Theodore Kuchar has served as artistic director and principal conductor of two of Europe’s leading orchestras, the Janacek Philharmonic and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. He is one of the most prolifically recorded conductors of the past decade. On May 7th, he will present Marquez’s Danzon No. 2, Dvorak’s Violin Concerto, with violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv, and concluding with Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5.
This concert is sponsored by The Capitol Group


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Symphonicity is honored to call the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts its home. With a premier location in the heart of the Town Center of Virginia Beach, 1,328 comfortable seats, world-renowned acoustic design, and multiple support spaces, the Sandler Center creates a perfect setting for arts and community celebrations.

Inside the Sandler Center, no seat is further than 100 feet from the stage. The first row is a mere 10 feet, and every seat has a clear, unobstructed view, creating a truly intimate experience.

For as little as $18 per concert, season tickets get you more music for your money. Not only do you save 15–20% off the normal ticket price, but you also reserve your seat at The Sandler Center for the entire season. Tickets will be mailed out in August to the address provided at time of purchase.


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Thank You to Our Sponsors

PRA Group
Mass Mutual Financial Group
Cataldo Builders, Inc.
Red Chalk Studios
Capitol Group

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