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KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces Regional Arts Classical Concert Series 2020/2021
Posted on Tuesday, January 28th, 7:02pm

Season Highlights Include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Renée Fleming, Violinist Itzhak Perlman, Philadelphia Orchestra and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields

 

(West Palm Beach, FL – January 28, 2020)  The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce the 2020/2021 Regional Arts MUSIC At Eight” and MUSIC “At Two” Classical Concert Series, now in its 46th season. Leonard and Sophie Davis sponsor the popular series.

 

The coming season will feature remarkable orchestras, ensembles and soloists, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the revered Renée Fleming, violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. 

 

The 2020/2021 season will include eight MUSIC “At Eight” concerts and four MUSIC “At Two” concerts in the series. All Regional Arts  Classical Series concerts are held in the Kravis Center’s Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall.

 

Regional Arts Classical Concert Series 2020/2021

 

November 15, 2020 at 8 pm (Sunday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)
CHINA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Long Yu, Conductor

Nancy Zhou, Violin

+ Tian Zhou/Gift

+ Tchaikovsky/Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35

+ Dvo?ák/Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 (“From the New World”)

 

November 22, 2020 at 2 pm (Sunday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 2 pm)
INTERNATIONALE BACH STUTTGART

Hans-Christoph Rademann, Conductor

+ Bach/St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244

 

December 9, 2020 at 8 pm (Wednesday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)

GEORGE LI, PIANO

+ Beethoven/Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor (“Moonlight”)

+ Beethoven/“Eroica” Variations and Fugue, Op. 35

+ Schumann/Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17

 

January 3, 2021 at 8 pm (Sunday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)
RENÉE FLEMING, SOPRANO

Program To Be Announced.

 

January 18, 2021 at 2 pm (Monday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 2 pm)
MOSCOW STATE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Pavel Kogan, Conductor

Blake Pouliot, Violin

+ Prokofiev/Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34bis.

+ Bruch/Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

+ Strauss/Symphony No. 2 in F minor, Op. 12

 

January 19, 2021 at 8 pm (Tuesday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)
CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Riccardo Muti, Conductor

Program To Be Announced.

 

January 28, 2021 at 8 pm (Thursday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)
CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor

+ Mozart/Divertimento, K 247

+ Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 2 (“Ukrainian”)

 

February 16, 2021 at 8 pm (Tuesday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor

David Kim, Violin

+ Rimsky-Korsakov/Capriccio espagnol

+ Massenet/Meditation from Thais (David Kim, Violin)

+ Sarasate/Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25 (David Kim, Violin)

+ Mussorgsky/Ravel/Pictures at an Exhibition

 

February 17, 2021 at 2 pm (Wednesday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 2 pm)
PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA

Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor

+ Weber/Overture to Oberon

+ Mozart/Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K 543

+ Brahms/Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

 

March 1, 2021 at 8 pm (Monday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)

ITZHAK PERLMAN, VIOLIN

Rohan De Silva, Piano

Program To Be Announced.

 

March 7, 2021 at 2 pm (Sunday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 2 pm)
ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS

Johannes Moser, Cello

+ Schubert/Overture in C minor, D. 8

+ Schumann/Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129

+ Sallinen/Chamber Music III, “The Nocturnal Dances of Don Juanquixote,” Op. 58

+ Tchaikovsky/Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48

 

March 22, 2021 at 8 pm (Monday)

(Regional Arts Classical Concert Series at 8 pm)
BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC

JoAnn Falletta, Conductor

Pavel Šporcl, Violin

+ Rossini/William Tell Overture

+ Mendelssohn/Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

+ Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

 

Note:

All programs and artists are subject to change without notice.

 

Subscriptions:

Subscription tickets for the 2020/2021 season will start as low as $100 for the four-concert 2 pm series and $200 for the eight-concert 8 pm series. Renewals for current subscribers will be sent out soon.

 

About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:

The Kravis Center is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. The Center's mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality, by offering comprehensive arts education programs—serving approximately 2.6 million schoolchildren since its inception; by providing a Palm Beach County home for local and regional arts organizations to showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. To enhance and elevate the customer experience, the Center has embarked upon a $50 million capital campaign to support a campus redesign and facility expansion that will create a more accessible, comfortable and pedestrian-friendly venue for the community. Aptly named Kravis 2020: The Future is Now, this campaign is at the heart of the Kravis Center's vision for the future. For information, please visit kravis.org or call the Box Office at 561.832.7469.

 

Attached Jpegs:

1. George Li (Dec. 9, 2020; Photo Credit: Simon Fowler)

2. Renée Fleming (Jan. 3, 2021; Photo Credit: Andrew Eccles)

3. Riccardo Muti (Jan. 19, 2021; Photo Credit: Todd Rosenberg Photography)

4. Franz Welser-Möst (Jan. 28, 2021; Photo Credit: Roger Mastroianni)

5. Sir Andrew Davis (Feb. 16-17, 2021; Photo Credit: Dario Acosta Photography)

6. Itzhak Perlman (March 1, 2021; Photo Credit: Lisa Marie Mazzucco)

 

To download more images, go to the Kravis Center’s online pressroom at http://pressroom.kravis.org.

 

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart

PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298

gary@pr-bs.net

 

 

 

 

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