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Happy Birthday Beethoven! by The Symphonia

Feb 9, 2020, 3 PM

James Judd joins the orchestra to conduct works by Zwilich and Beethoven, featuring soloists Elissa Lee Koljonen (violin) and Yumi Kendall (cello). Selected by the Sun Sentinel as one of 5 Must-See Classical Music Performances This Season Program ELLEN TAAFEE ZWILICHTBALUDWIG VAN BEETHOVENKing Stephen OvertureELLEN TAAFEE ZWILICHDouble Concerto for Violin and CelloLUDWIG VAN BEETHOVENSymphony No. 5

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A Passion for Italy by The Symphonia

Jan 5, 2020, 3 PM

Orchestral works that turn our attention to the beauty and romance of Italy. The program opens with the whimsical Suite for Lower Strings, by Brazilian American composer Clarice Assad. It adds new twists to familiar music by Bach, in which the main melodies are played by the lower strings for a change. Then the attention shifts to the Italian peninsula. The Haydn concerto … +

Performing Arts

Showtime Performing Arts Theatre: SHREK The Musical jr.

Through Sat Dec 7, 2019

A main stage production brought to you by your local, off-broadway theatre, Showtime Performing Arts Theatre. Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical jr., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and … +

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The Symphonia: Movies and Idylls

Dec 8, 2019

What inspires a composer to compose? Come experience how film, nostalgic prose, a birthday gift, and Renaissance frescoes inspired Copland, Barber, Wagner and Respighi. The curtain rises with music from three films scored by Aaron Copland: The City, Our Town and Of Mice and Men. Then The Symphonia performs Samuel Barber’s richly textured lyric rhapsody, “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.” It is a setting for soprano … +

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Lights, Camera, Action! brought by The Symphonia

Dec 10, 2019

Sound meets sight in this evening of cinematic and artistic exploration that highlights the works of Copland, Wagner and Respighi. Exploration of Aaron Copland’s musical contributions to three classic movies: Of Mice and Men, The City and Our Town. Imagining Cosima Wagner’s delight on being woken on Christmas morning with a musical gift from her famous husband. Marvel at Ottorino Respighi’s musical … +

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Broadway “The Music Man” on stage at The Wick

Nov 29 - Dec 26, 2019

There is trouble in River City with Meredith Willson’s most famous flim-flam man comes to town in The Music Man. Winner of the 1957 Tony Award for Best Musical, the classic Broadway blockbuster includes hits like “Til there was You”, “76 Trombones”, “Lida Rose”, and “The Wells Fargo Wagon”. A whole marching band might show up on stage.

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Movies and Idylls by The Symphonia in Connoisseur Series

Dec 8, 2019, 3 PM

What inspires a composer to compose? Come experience how film, nostalgic prose, a birthday gift, and Renaissance frescoes inspired Copland, Barber, Wagner and Respighi. The curtain rises with music from three films scored by Aaron Copland: The City, Our Town and Of Mice and Men. Then The Symphonia performs Samuel Barber’s richly textured lyric rhapsody, “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.” It is a setting for soprano … +

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Reading the Staff with The Symphonia, for children

Dec 7, 2019, 10 AM

Meet the Orchestra is an interactive program for children, their parents, and their grandparents, exploring music and its instruments. At this event, children will learn about parts of the staff and how to read music. The children will begin their morning by listening to Soprano Soloist, Robyn Marie Lamp perform Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with The Symphonia. All attendees will have the opportunity to meet … +

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Highly acclaimed “Hot Shoe Shuffle” on stage at The Wick

Thu Oct 17, 2019 - Sun Nov 10, 2019

It starts when the seven Tap Brothers receive a telegram telling them that they will inherit millions from their late father if they reproduce the dance step Hot Shoe Shuffle within one month of his demise. Hilarity ensues when a long-lost twin sister turns up. A big hit in Australia and London, featuring songs like “Puttin” “On the Ritz”

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JACO PASTORIUS one-time-only Film and Big Band Concert at The Wick

Mon Dec 2, 2019

Film JACO will be screening at The Wick, in a one-time-only opportunity to enjoy it full frame and get in contact with Jaco’s very family and friends, besides the film director himself. Film JACO is all about star musician Jaco Pastorius and his great contribution to music. For many, the best and most influential bass guitarist ever, who’s being remember for his … +

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When She had WINGS at FAU’ Theatre Lab

Sat Sep 7, 2019 - Sun Sep 29, 2019

A story told in sound, movement, and words about 9-year-old B – just plain “B”, like the letter – who knows that before she could walk, she could fly. Desperate to return to the sky before her 10th birthday weighs her down for good, B encounters a mysterious stranger, who seems to have fallen out of a summer storm directly into B’s … +

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Conductor Alastair Willis with The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton in Connosseur Concert #4

Sun Mar 31, 2019

Grammy-nominated conductor ALASTAIR WILLIS is music director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, and he has guest conducted major orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra and China National Orchestra. Bandoneon LIDIA KAMINSKA has performed extensively in both the U.S. and Europe. While her repertoire includes a broad range of both classical and contemporary music she has, according to … +

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Seraphic Fire presents Barroco: Latin American Baroque

Fri Apr 12, 2019 - Sun Apr 14, 2019

This program showcases the rediscovered sounds of Cuba, Bolivia, and Peru through ancient music that blends indigenous rhythms and instruments with European traditions. Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor Join us for a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION one hour before each concert Concert Schedule: Fri, Apr 12, 7:30pm  |  Coral Gables Tickets Sat, Apr 13, 7:30pm  |  Ft. Lauderdale Tickets Sun, Apr 14, 4:00pm  |  Naples Tickets Seraphic Fire … +

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Seraphic Fire presents Korean Choral Treasures

Wed Mar 13, 2019 - Sun Mar 17, 2019

Seraphic Fire shines the spotlight on gems of East Asia in this not-to-be-missed event that brings South Korea to South Florida. E. J. Yoon, conductor Join us for a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION one hour before each concert Concert Schedule: Wed, Mar 13, 7:30pm  |  Miami Tickets Thu, Mar 14, 7:00pm  |  Naples Tickets Fri, Mar 15, 7:30pm  |  Coral Gables Tickets Sat, Mar 16, 7:30pm  |  … +

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Seraphic Fire presents Vivaldi and the Pietà

Wed Feb 13, 2019 - Sat Feb 16, 2019

Patrick Dupré Quigley and the women of Seraphic Fire recreate Antonio Vivaldi’s famed 17th Century Ospedalle della Pietà performances in this program of his concerti for treble voices accompanied by Baroque chamber instruments. Patrick Dupré Quigley, conductor Join us for a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION one hour before each concert Concert Schedule: Wed, Feb 13, 7:30pm  |  Boca Raton Tickets Thu, Feb 14, 7:00pm  |  … +

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Guest Conductor Michael Stern in Connosseur Concert 3 with The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton

Sun Feb 3, 2019

Michael Stern is music director of the Kansas City Symphony and founding music director of the IRIS Orchestra (Germantown, Tennessee), which specializes in playing contemporary American music. He has served as both chief and guest conductor of orchestras throughout Europe and the U.S. Violinist SHARON ROFFMAN, 2003 prizewinner of the Naumburg Foundation International Competition, has forged a unique career distinguished by her … +

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Conductor Kensho Watanabe with The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton in Connoisseur Concert 2

Sun Jan 6, 2019

Kensho Watanabe has been assistant conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra since the 2016-17 season. In April 2017, he received worldwide attention and critical acclaim when he stepped in at the last minute for the indisposed conductor Nézet-Séguin. Violinist DAVID KIM, a frequent SYMPHONIA guest artist, is concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra and the All Star Orchestra. He appears as soloist with The … +

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Seraphic Fire: I Have A Dream: Music from the African-American Tradition

Tue Jan 15, 2019 - Sun Jan 20, 2019

Seraphic Fire returns to America’s first true concert music. Highlighting both solemn melodies and exhilarating rhythms, the ensemble presents the breadth and depth of African-American spiritual literature. Anthony Trecek-King, conductor Join us for a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION one hour before each concert Concert Schedule: Tue, Jan 15, 7:00pm  |  Naples Tickets Wed, Jan 16, 7:30pm  |  Miami Beach Tickets Thu, Jan 17, 7:30pm  |  Boca … +

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Seraphic Fire Christmas in Coral Gables

Sun Dec 16, 2018 - Sun Dec 16, 2018

Seraphic Fire presents selections from its recording “A Seraphic Fire Christmas”. Selections include O Come All Ye Faithful, Ave Maria, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, Adeste Fideles, Silent Night and many more. Concert Schedule: Thu, Dec 6, 7:30pm  |  Boca Raton Tickets Fri, Dec 7, 7:30pm  |  Coral Gables: St. Philip’s Tickets* Sat, Dec 8, 7:30pm  |  Miami … +

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The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton: Connoisseur CONCERT #1 with Maestro Gerard Schwarz

Sun Dec 2, 2018

Maestro Gerard Schwarz, recipient of The SYMPHONIA’S 2017 Apollo Award for Musical Excellence, is music director of the Emmy Awardwinning All Star Orchestra and the Eastern Music Festival, and he is conductor laureate of the Seattle Symphony. Internationally-renowned pianist MARIKA BOURNAKAI made her debut at age nine in Montreal, playing a Mozart concerto. She is featured in the film I am Not … +

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Tar Beach -on stage- by FAU’ Theatrelab

Fri Nov 30, 2018 - Sun Dec 16, 2018

It is July 1977. Son of Sam is on the loose and New York City is in the midst of a brutal heat wave. Mary Claire, 16, and her best friend, Mary Francis, start that day sunning themselves on the roof of an Ozone Park row house. Younger sister, Reenie, is searching for her lost Greek Mythology class project, while their parents … +

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SFSO: Masterworks I with Angelo Xiang Yu in Violin

Wed Nov 28, 2018 - Sat Dec 1, 2018

Masterworks I by South Florida Symphony Orchestra will include compositions by Barber, Beethoven and Dvorák, with a variety of presentations across the region. The concerts will have Angelo Xiang Yu in (violin), who is considered a promising figure with a rising career in North America.  Winner of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition in 2010;  in addition, Yu was awarded the 2nd prize at … +