The Ritz Chamber Players perform Mozart at TEDx

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The Ritz Chamber Players perform Mozart's Divertimento for String Trio in E-flat major, at TEDxJacksonville. Bliss out on some classical music, after the jump! MetroJacksonville is very proud to be a media sponsor of TEDxJacksonville. This great video of the Ritz Chamber Players is from TEDxJacksonville 2015!

The Ritz Chamber Players includes some of the world’s preeminent musicians spanning the African diaspora, bringing a fresh, new energy to the classical music genre. Its members perform with prestigious organizations such as the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra and the London Symphony. The following three members of the Players performed at TEDxJacksonville 2015:

Kelly Hall-Tompkins – Violin: One of New York City’s most in-demand violinists, Kelly Hall-Tompkins’ dynamic career spans solo, chamber, and orchestral performance.

Orlando Wells – Violin/Viola: He has performed frequently on Broadway, and currently was the violist on the Broadway show Crybaby.

Tahirah Whittington – Cello: Tahirah Whittington has performed for audiences all over the world. Solo engagements include a performance with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC, as a result of winning first prize at the 1999 Sphinx Competition.

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This performance was at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at