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CONNOISSEUR CONCERT 1 - December 2, 2018 at 3:00 P.M.

Gerard Schwarz, Guest Conductor
Marika Bournakai, Piano Soloist

PISTON Sinfonietta
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
CARTER Elegy
MOZART Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425, "Linz"

Maestro GERARD SCHWARZ, is a Grammy Award winner, music director of the Emmy Award-winning All Star Orchestra and Eastern Music Festival, and he is conductor laureate of the Seattle Symphony. In 2017 he was the recipient of The SYMPHONIA’s Apollo Award for Musical Excellence. 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 a Rock Star, which has captivated audiences in festivals around the world.

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Gerard Schwarz


CONNOISSEUR CONCERT 2 - JANUARY 6, 2019 at 3:00 P.M.

Kensho Watanabe, Guest Conductor
David Kim, Violin Soloist

BACH Violin Concerto in E major
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 3 in D major
MASSENET "Meditation" from Thaïs
SAINT-SAËNS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
TCHAIKOVSKY Souvenir de Florence, op. 70

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. DAVID KIM, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the All Star Orchestra is a frequent SYMPHONIA guest artist. He appears as soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra each season as well as with numerous orchestras around the world.

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Brett Karlin


CONNOISSEUR CONCERT 3 - FEBRUARY 3, 2019 at 3:00 P.M.

Michael Stern, Guest Conductor
Sharon Roffman, Violin Soloist

MAHLER “Adagietto” from Symphony No. 5
ADOLPH I Will Not Remain Silent
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, “Eroica”

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 versatility as a soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster and music
educator.

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CONNOISSEUR CONCERT 4 - MARCH 31, 2019 at 3:00 P.M.

Alastair Willis, Guest Conductor
Lidia Kaminska, Bandoneon Soloist

SHOSTAKOVICH Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 1
PIAZZOLLA Acancagua, Concerto for Bandoneon
SHOSTAKOVICH Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2
GERSHWIN Lullaby
ANTHEIL A Jazz Symphony
WEILL Three Penny Opera Suite

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 critics, excelled in using the accordion as a classical instrument.

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A Gift For Our Audience: Pre-Concert Conversations

Please join us for our Pre-Concert Conversation at 2 p.m. (prior to the 3 p.m. concert) at Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School designed to enhance your concert going experience!

Spend 30 minutes listening to and participating in a fascinating, informative and fun discussion about the composer and the music that will be performed at the concert that day. This conversation will be lead by either the Maestro of the concert or a Guest Speaker.

Your questions will be welcome throughout this discussion.

Ticketing Information:
Tickets available for online purchase until 11:00 am concert day. Tickets purchased on-line less than one week prior to the concert date will be held for pick up at the "Will Call" table, prior to the concert. Tickets can be purchased at the box office on concert day. Box office opens at 1:00 pm.

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Concerts begin at 3 pm

Concert Venue:
Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road, Boca Raton


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