'Carnival of the Animals' concert a clever artistic collaboration

The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra pulled out all the collaborative stops in its cleverly conceived "Carnival of the Animals" program Saturday in the Williamsburg Community Chapel.

With abundant talent that spans the artistic spectrum here, WSO chose to embrace music, dance, art and theatre into its concept with winning results.While this was programmed before the orchestra's name change, it's a moment of proud boasting for the new identity and further indication of the high level contribution Janna Hymes has been making to the community since assuming the orchestra's helm 12 years ago.

This endeavor was one of the most, if not the most, complete unification of...