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Magic at the Symphony: A Spellbinding Experience for Audiences of All Ages
M E D I A A D V I S O R Y
September 26, 2016 – Richmond, Virginia Get ready for a mystifying and dazzling, family-friendly event when Illusionist Lyn Dillies joins the Richmond Symphony onstage for Magic at the Symphony on Saturday, October 1 at 11am. Magic at the Symphony features some of the most breathtaking illusions in magic backed by the beauty and drama of the orchestra. The concert appeals to all ages and delivers a unique entertainment experience that will have audiences on the edge of their seats. The Union Bank & Trust LolliPops concert will be held at the Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Arts Center, and led by Associate Conductor Chia-Hsuan Lin. Arrive early for a pre-concert festival beginning at 10am in Rhythm Hall. Festival activities include the popular instrument petting zoo and more.
Union Bank & Trust LolliPops concerts are now Sensory-Friendly and designed to create a performance experience where all audiences are welcome, including those with autism or other sensory sensitivities. Concerts are ideal for children ages 5 and up, but music lovers of all ages are welcome. Visit richmondsymphony.com for additional information.
Tickets are $12 for children and $17 for adults online at richmondsymphony.com or by calling
The LolliPops Series is sponsored by Union Bank & Trust.
Special thanks to Yogibo for outfitting the Quiet Room at our Sensory-Friendly performances.
Chia-Hsuan Lin bio, conductor
Lyn Dillies bio, illusionist
About the Richmond Symphony
Founded in 1957, the Richmond Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Central Virginia. The organization includes an orchestra of more than 70 professional musicians, the 150-voice Richmond Symphony Chorus and more than 260 students in the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra programs. Each season, more than 200,000 members of the community enjoy concerts, and radio broadcasts. The Symphony also provides educational outreach programs to over 50,000 students and teachers each year. The Richmond Symphony is partially funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.