Box Lunch Series
Friday, February 7  |  11:30 AM

Luncheon with Strings

Conductor James Judd will speak about the February 9 concert, featuring the enchanting work of Zwilich and Beethoven. The Symphonia will preview the pieces that will be performed, with soloists Elissa Lee Koljonen (violin) and Yumi Kendall (cello).

  • Enjoy a lunch with our conductor, soloist and musicians
  • Enjoy hearing their perspectives on the upcoming concert program
  • Listen to a "special" extra from the soloist


James Judd

James Judd

British-born conductor James Judd is sought after for both his passionate musicianship and his charismatic presence on and off the podium. Known for his extraordinarily communicative style and bold, imaginative programming, repeat engagements in concert halls around the world attest to his rapport with audiences and musicians alike. In addition to leading established, large musical groups, Mr. Judd has excelled as a youth and chamber orchestra conductor.

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Elissa Lee Koljonen

Elissa Lee Koljonen

Recognized as one of the most celebrated violinists of her generation, Elissa Lee Koljonen has thrilled audiences and critics in over one hundred cities throughout the world.

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Yumi Kendall

Yumi Kendall

Yumi Kendall serves as Assistant Principal Cello of the Philadelphia Orchestra and founder of the Suzuki Alumni Project. She describes herself as “cellist, musical messenger and treasure hunter.”

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Unitarian Church

Unitarian Church

Our popular Box Lunch with the orchestra programs are all held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Boca Raton.

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