Blog

Some notes on our concerts, events, and musicians. And on the importance of classical music.

Partners in the Arts: Yaacov Heller

Partners in the Arts: Yaacov Heller

For June, The Symphonia Partners in the Arts features the artist Yaacov Heller. Yaacov has been rated among the world’s most accomplished sculptors and top silversmiths. His work has been used to convey messages of hope, tolerance, acceptance, remembrance, and peace through interpretation of the human form and spirit, while holding to his personal, unswerving commitment to artistic quality.

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Partners in the Arts: Jane Zager

Partners in the Arts: Jane Zager

For May, The Symphonia Partners in the Arts features the artist Jane Zager. A lapidary artist and designer, Zager creates exclusive jewelry that combines precious metals with gems from around the world. Her ability to pair unusual gemstones with her chic and timeless jewelry designs is intriguing to jewelry collectors who are constantly looking for something new.

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Partners in the Arts: Barbara Silver

Partners in the Arts: Barbara Silver

Our second month of The Symphonia Partners in the Arts will feature the artist Barbara Silver. Barbara has been painting for 15 years. She currently exhibits at the Heart of Delray Gallery, and her “abstractions” reside in public buildings and private homes in New York and Florida.

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Let's Give Our Dedicated Volunteers a Round of Applause!

Let's Give Our Dedicated Volunteers a Round of Applause!

The Symphonia would like to thank all of its volunteers for their hard work and dedication. Our organization thrives thanks to these passionate individuals, who give their time and energy to bring classical music to the community.

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Partners in the Arts: Salvatore Principe

Partners in the Arts: Salvatore Principe

Needless to say, the Covid-19 crisis has dealt a devastating blow to artists and arts organizations all across the country – and The Symphonia is not the only one that is facing challenges. That's why, we are once again partnering with local artists from South Florida to keep our arts community alive.

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Donor Spotlight: Virginia and Harvey Kimmel

Donor Spotlight: Virginia and Harvey Kimmel

When major benefactors Virginia and Harvey Kimmel talk about supporting The Symphonia’s Building a String Orchestra and Self-Esteem program, which provides music lessons to underserved children at the Boys and Girls Club in Delray Beach, one word invariably comes up: impact.

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Donor Spotlight: Marleen Forkas

Donor Spotlight: Marleen Forkas

We are proud to shine the spotlight this month on philanthropist Marleen Forkas, who has underwritten The Symphonia's prestigious Connoisseur Concert Series since April 2016.

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Building a String Orchestra and Self-Esteem

Building a String Orchestra and Self-Esteem

The Covid-19 crisis is not stopping The Symphonia from continuing to help the underserved children in our community who attend The Symphonia's free, after-school outreach program at the Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach. The program, Building a String Orchestra and Self-Esteem, has gone virtual!

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Alastair Willis Named Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of The Symphonia

Alastair Willis Named Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of The Symphonia

Grammy-nominated conductor Alastair Willis has been named Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of The Symphonia, South Florida’s World Class Chamber Orchestra. Willis has guest conducted with The Symphonia for the past three years, and served as Music Advisor for the orchestra’s ‘New Directions’ concert series in 2019.

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Donor Spotlight: Steve Pomeranz

Donor Spotlight: Steve Pomeranz

We are proud to shine the spotlight on Steve Pomeranz, who has served as a board member of The Symphonia for seven years – six as President – and is one of our Elite Philanthropists.

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The Symphonia Launches Facebook Live Series

The Symphonia Launches Facebook Live Series

The Symphonia has launched “The Symphonia At Home,” a weekly Facebook Live series on Thursdays.

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Symphonia Cancels Remainder of 2019-2020 Season

Symphonia Cancels Remainder of 2019-2020 Season

Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our musicians, volunteers, patrons and staff, The SYMPHONIA has elected to cancel its final Connoisseur Concert of the 2019-2020 season, along with the accompanying programs and events scheduled during the weekend of March 27-29, 2020.

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Cultural Council
Palm Beach County
Discover the Palm Beaches
Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation
Kimmel Family Foundation
Impact 100
Community Foundation
Culture Builds Florida
Children's Services Council
Cornelia T. Bailey Foundaton - pArts
Blakesberg & Co.
Schmidt Family Foundation
City of Boca Raton
P.T. Anderson
Marriott Boca Raton
WLRN
Healing Moments
Relax the Back
Target
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