Kelly Hall-Tompkins takes the stage with Symphony N.H.

Standing bright in her blue floor-length gown against the black-clad orchestra, Kelly Hall-Tompkins, a violinist known for her performance in Broadway’s revival of Fiddler on the Roof, struck the first chords in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major. The full house of concert-goers directed their unwavering attention to the Keefe Center of Arts stage, some swaying their fingers like conductor wands and others nodding their head to every dip and rise in the symphony’s movement. At the performance’s end, each audience member rose in unison for a standing ovation.

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