Palm Beach Symphony Season Calendar
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM
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Seven Wonders Albert-George Schram, guest conductor Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach Tickets are $45. Contact 561.655.7226 or FourArts.org. Guest conductor Albert-George Schram leads the Palm Beach Symphony in Seven Wonders, an uplifting program featuring Swiss composer Robert Martin’s “Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments,” a brilliant showcase for soloists and orchestra. The program includes Rossini’s “Overture from La Scala di Seta,” a sparkling precursor to The Barber of Seville and Haydn’s “Symphony No. 104” (London), the composer’s final symphony and one of his most beloved. 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. Contact 561.281.0145 or 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.” The program also includes Christopher Theofanidis’ “Muse,” inspired by the “Brandenburg Concerto No. 3,” and Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7,” which continues to defy classification and delight audiences. The Glory of Baroque Ramón Tebar, conductor Delray Beach Chorale 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. Contact 561.281.0145 or PalmBeachSymphony.org. Palm Beach Symphony is joined by Delray Beach Chorale with Florida Atlantic University in The Glory of Baroque. PBS Artistic & Music Director Ramón Tebar leads the orchestra in two magnificent choral works: Handel’s powerful “Dixit Dominus” and Vivaldi’s joyous “Gloria.” Romantic Reflections Ramón Tebar, conductor R?zvan 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. Contact 561.832.7469 or Kravis.org. Palm Beach Symphony under the baton of Artistic & Music Director Ramón Tebar crowns its 2017-18 Masterworks Concert Series with Romantic Reflections in a program that features R?zvan 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 No. 2.” Playing Still: The Dean of Afro-American Composers 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. Contact 561.281.0145 or 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. Treasures from the Spanish Providencia 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. Contact 561.281.0145 or 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. Bernstein & Co.: Composed in America Albert-George Schram, guest host and narrator Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. The Harriet Himmel Theater, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach Tickets are $35. Contact 561.281.0145 or 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. Harmony: An Exhibition of the Arts 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 Harmony: An Exhibition of the Arts, a free Sunday afternoon concert under the baton of PBS Artistic & Music Director Ramón Tebar. 2017-2018 Children’s Concert Series - Peter and the Wolf Johann S. Guzman, conductor Dale McNulty, Narrator Ballet East, guest dancers 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. 1. Wednesday, November 1 and Thursday, November 2 at 10:15 and 11:45 a.m. The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach Free. For information and reservations call 561.832.7469. 2. Wednesday, November 8 at 10:30 a.m. Eissey Campus Theater, 11051 Campus Dr., Palm Beach Gardens Free. For information and reservations email email@example.com. 3. Wednesday, November 8 at 6 p.m. Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center, 1977 S.W. College Dr., Belle Glade $10 with free tickets for children 12 years old and under. Call 561.993.1160. 4. Thursday, November 9 at 10:15 am Palm Beach Day Academy, 241 Seaview Avenue, Palm Beach Free. For information call 561.655.1188.