26th Annual Symphony of the Americas Summerfest

 
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The City of Pembroke Pines invites the community to attend the 26th Annual Symphony of the Americas Summerfest 2017 concert, on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Susan B. Katz Theater located at the River of Grass ArtsPark, 17189 Sheridan Street in Pembroke Pines.    The Concert features musicians and soloists representing more than ten acclaimed European orchestras, including the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra of Austria, Mission Chamber Orchestra of Rome, Hungarian Virtuosi and others, performing classical and popular music for string instruments. Artistic Director Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese will conduct orchestral concerts featuring the music of Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Vaughn Williams, Piazzolla, Moncayo, Ravel’s Bolero, and others. The free concert is hosted by the City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. For additional information, please call the Pembroke Pines Susan B. Katz Theater at the River of Grass ArtsPark 954-322-2597.

More Information about Symphony of the Americas

The Symphony of the Americas, celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2017, and designated as a Major Cultural Institution in South Broward’s longest running Summerfest is back, presenting its 26th annual festival for one month of performances throughout Florida and the Americas. Nourish your artistic soul with the Symphony of the Americas, a Broward County designated Major Cultural Institution, celebrating its 30th Anniversary this season.  A month of concerts throughout Florida and the Americas beginning July 14 takes the masterful sounds of the Summerfest Chamber Orchestra to audiences in corners of the world who have never before experienced the exhilaration of live orchestral performance.

Summerfest traditionally features musicians and soloists from acclaimed orchestras throughout Europe, including Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra of Austria, Mission Chamber Orchestra of Rome, Hungarian Virtuosi and others, performing several styles of classical and popular music for strings, all joined in a cultural exchange by principal musicians of our own Symphony of the Americas. Presented in association with Europe’s Musicfor, the festival aligns with their international mission of promoting music, donating musical instruments and their time to work with young students. Overall, more than 10 different countries are represented by musicians on stage at Summerfest concerts.

Under the baton of Artistic Director, Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, orchestral concerts feature the music of Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Vaughn Williams, Piazzolla, Moncayo, Ravel’s Bolero, and more. Included also is a commissioned composition by Italian composer Lorenzo Turchi-Floris.  Soloists are Concertmaster Orlando Forte of Cuba and acclaimed Swiss guitarist, Alessio Nebiolo.

Summerfest features two performances of varied musical repertoire in a special 2-CONCERT SATURDAY SERIES SUBSCRIPTION:  July 22 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and August 5 at the FAU Theater in Boca Raton, both at 7 pm,  beginning at just $ 30 per person for the Series.

Summerfest is sponsored in part by Riverside Hotel, AVIS, Wells Fargo, Helen Ingham Foundation, Broward Cultural Council & Board of County Commissioners and Madelyn Savarick Trust. For further information, please contact the Symphony of the Americas office at 954.335.7002, or go to www.SOTA.org.

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Date(s) - 08/10/2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Susan B. Katz Theatre of the Performing Arts

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