Boca Raton, FL–The SYMPHONIA, South Florida’s world-class chamber orchestra, will kick off the 2019-2020 Marleen Forkas Connoisseur Concert Series on Sunday,  December 8 at 3 p.m. The Guest Conductor is Alastair Willis, and, as part of The SYMPHONIA’s ‘Celebrating Women in Music’ series, the concert will also feature Robyn Marie Lamp, Soprano Soloist.  The performance includes works from Copland, Barber, Wagner and Respighi.

The concert will be held at Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road, Boca Raton at 3 p.m, and ticket-holders can enjoy a Pre-Concert Conversation with Willis at 2 p.m.

Works to be performed include:
COPLAND Music for Movies
BARBER Knoxville: Summer of 1915
WAGNER Siegfried Idyll
RESPIGHI Trittico Botticelliano

Grammy-nominated conductor Alastair Willis is currently the Music Director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, and has guest conducted orchestras around the world, including several with The SYMPHONIA.

Soprano Robyn Marie Lamp’s performances are earning her recognition and roles from rare Bel Canto gems to well-known classics. Her voice has been described as “robust, easily produced, golden but warm rather than metallic.”

Season tickets + information on programs is available at or by calling 561-376-3848 or emailing

The SYMPHONIA, recognized as the region’s world-class chamber orchestra, provides high-quality classical music for the enjoyment and benefit of the South Florida community. The SYMPHONIA’S performances and educational outreach programs feature nationally and internationally acclaimed conductors and soloists, enhancing the cultural lives of area residents, with special emphasis on its younger citizens.