The Symphonia | Boca Raton Continuing its 10th Anniversary Season

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BOCA RATON, FL – The SYMPHONIA | Boca Raton (www.thesymphonia.org) will celebrate its 10th anniversary season with three more stellar Connoisseur Concert Series performances. Upcoming Connoisseur Concerts include: Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3 pm: Gerard Schwarz is featured as guest conductor and Julian Schwarz as cello soloist. The program includes Strauss’s Divertimento, op. 86, Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Mahler/ Brittten’s “What the Wild Flowers Tell Me” and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C major, op. 21. Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 3 pm: Alexander Platt will serve as guest conductor, with Gareth Johnson as violin soloist, and Scott O’Donnell as viola soloist. Composers to be featured that evening include Barber, Haydn and Beethoven. The program will include Prokofiever’s Symphony No. 1, Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K. 364, Glass’s Company and Bizet’s Symphony in C major. Sunday, April 12, 2014 at 3 pm: The final concert of the season will feature the highly popular James Judd as guest conductor and celebrated local musician Jeffrey Kaye as trumpet soloist. The program will include Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3, op. 72b, Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2 in C major, op. 61. Single and series tickets are available at www.thesymphonia.org or by calling 1-866-687-1201 or by emailing tickets@thesymphonia.org. All of the concerts will be held at the Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road in Boca Raton. Prior to each concert, there will be a 2 p.m. Pre-Concert Conversation with the conductor or guest speaker from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. which will be an opportunity to learn more about the pieces that are to be performed that afternoon. There is no charge to attend Pre- Concert Conversations. The mission of The SYMPHONIA, considered to be one of South Florida’s world-class orchestras, is to provide quality classical music for the enjoyment and benefit of the Palm Beach County community. The SYMPHONIA’S performances and educational outreach programs feature nationally and internationally acclaimed conductors and soloists, enhancing the cultural lives of the residents, with special emphasis on its younger citizens.