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Palm Beach Symphony | 2017-2018 Calendar of Events

November 8, 2017 - April 17, 2018

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Peter and the Wolf Children’s Concert

November 8, 6:00PM Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center

Johann S. Guzman, conductor; Dale McNulty, Narrator

Ballet East, guest dancers

Tickets are free for children 12 and younger, $10 for adults

The Palm Beach Symphony partners with Ballet East to bring orchestral music to life with dance, costumes, and interactive audience participation in performances of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. PBS assistant conductor Johann S. Guzman leads the Symphony and PBS President of the Board Dale McNulty narrates the tale of a boy’s adventures with a lovable duck, impatient bird, fat cat, grumpy grandfather and scary wolf.

 

Seven Wonders (Masterworks Concert)

Albert-George Schram, guest conductor

Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 pm

Society of the Four Arts, 2 4 Arts Plaza, Palm Beach

Tickets are $45 and are available at 561.655.7226 and FourArts.org.

Guest conductor Albert-George Schram leads the Palm Beach Symphony in Seven Wonders, an uplifting program which features Swiss composer Robert Martin’s “Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments,” a brilliant showcase for soloists and orchestra. The program also includes Rossini’s “Overture from La Scala di seta,” a sparkling precursor to The Barber of Seville and Haydn’s “Symphony 104” (London), the composer’s final symphony and one of his most beloved.

 

Playing Still: The Dean of Afro-American Composers (Chamber Music Concert)

The Music of William Grant Still

Dr. Rufus Jones, Jr., guest host and narrator

Wednesday, January 10 at 7 p.m.

Palm Beach Day Academy, 241 Seaview Ave., Palm Beach

Tickets are $35 and available at 561.281.0145 and PalmBeachSymphony.org

Palm Beach Symphony kicks off its intimate Chamber Music Concert Series with Playing Still: The Dean of Afro-American Composers – The Music of William Grant Still. Dr. Rufus Jones, Jr., author of the three-volume edition The Collected Folk Suites of William Grant Still, and the PBS musicians present and explore the works of the man recognized as being the first minority composer of serious music to write works that have been played and enjoyed by people of every race and nationality.

 

Electrifying Discoveries

Maxim Lando, piano; Robert Moody, guest conductor

Wednesday, January 17 at 8 p.m.

Benjamin Hall, Benjamin Upper School, 4875 Grandiflora Rd., Palm Beach Gardens

Tickets are $25–$100 and available at 561.281.0145 and PalmBeachSymphony.org

The Palm Beach Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor Robert Moody, explores Electrifying Discoveries in a captivating program that features pianist Maxim Lando, Gold Medal Winner of the 2017 Berliner International Music Competition, performing Saint Säens’ technically challenging “Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 22.” The program also includes Christopher Theofanidis’ “Muse,” inspired by the “Brandenburg Concerto No. 3,” and Beethoven’s “Symphony # 7,” which continues to defy classification and delight audiences.

 

Treasures from the Spanish Providencia (Chamber Music Concert)

Harvey E. Oyer, III, guest host and narrator

Wednesday, February 7 at 7 p.m.

Historical Society of Palm Beach County, 300 N. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach

Tickets are $35 and available at 561.281.0145 and PalmBeachSymphony.org

The Palm Beach Symphony Chamber Music Concert Series continues with Treasures from the Spanish Providencia just weeks after the 140th anniversary of that Spanish ship running aground with its load of 20,000 coconuts, which would lead to the population of palm trees in the area. Harvey E. Oyer, III, former chair of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County, and the musicians of the PBS offer an informative and engaging program.

 

Journey from Germany to Scotland (Annual Gala & Concert)

Ramón Tebar, conductor

Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m.

The Breakers Palm Beach, 1 S. County Rd., Palm Beach

Tickets: $125-175

Palm Beach Symphony Artistic and Music Director Ramón Tebar makes his triumphant return to the PBS podium in a lush evening of German masterpieces at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Journey from Germany to Scotland. The program features Mendelssohn’s “Symphony #3” (The Scottish Symphony), which was inspired by his trip to that country, and Schumann’s innovative and romantic “Symphony #4.”

 

Harmony: An Exhibition of the Arts (Community Concert)

Ramón Tebar, conductor

Sunday, February 25 at 4 p.m.

Meyer Amphitheatre, 105 Evernia St., West Palm Beach

Free

Palm Beach Symphony welcomes music lovers to bring their blankets, chairs and picnics to West Palm Beach’s downtown waterfront to enjoy a free Sunday afternoon concert under the baton of PBS Artistic and Music Director Ramón Tebar.

 

The Glory of Baroque (Masterworks Concert)

Ramón Tebar, conductor

Delray Beach Chorale in association with Florida Atlantic University

Monday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m.

Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church, 141 S. County Rd., Palm Beach

Tickets are $50 and available at 561.281.0145 and PalmBeachSymphony.org

Palm Beach Symphony is joined by Delray Beach Chorale in association with Florida Atlantic University in The Glory of Baroque. PBS Artistic and Music Director Ramón Tebar leads the orchestra in two magnificent choral works: Handel’s powerful “Dixit Dominus” and Vivaldi’s joyous “Gloria.”

 

Bernstein & Co.: Composed in America (Chamber Music Concert)

Albert-George Schram, guest host and narrator

Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m.

The Harriet Himmel Theatre, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach

Tickets are $35 and available at 561.281.0145 and PalmBeachSymphony.org

The Palm Beach Symphony Chamber Music Concert Series culminates with Bernstein & Co.: Composed in America as guest host and narrator Albert-George Schram and the PBS musicians celebrate the centennial of the birth year of one of the nation’s greatest and most popular composers, Leonard Bernstein. This chamber concert is hosted by the Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony

 

Romantic Reflections

Ramón Tebar, conductor; Răzvan Suma, cello

Tuesday, April 17 at 8 p.m.

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach

Tickets are $35–$100 and available at 561.832.7469 and kravis.org

Palm Beach Symphony under the baton of Artistic and Music Director Ramón Tebar crowns its 2017-18 Masterworks Concert Series with Romanitc Reflections in a program that features Răzvan Suma, resident cellist and director of Romanian National Radio Orchestras, performing Elgar’s “Cello Concerto,” one of the most popular and performed works for the instrument. The program also features Rachmaninov’s lively and thrilling “Symphony #2.”

 

 

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