The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton’s 10th Season Performances

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BOCA RATON, FL – The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton, South Florida’s world-class chamber orchestra headquartered in Boca Raton, recently unveiled its upcoming events and performances for the 2015-2016 season, including four stellar Connoisseur Concert Series performances in Boca Raton. First, The SYMPHONIA’s summer tour wraps up with the following performances in October. The Master Chorale of South Florida and The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton present Mozart’s Requiem: Friday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 2331 N.E. 26th Avenue, Pompano Beach; Saturday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m. in Miami (venue to be announced); and Sunday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. at the Robert’s Theatre, St. Andrews School, 3900 Jog Road, Boca Raton.. Tickets are available at masterchoraleofsouthflorida.com. The 10th season of The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton includes the following events as part of the 2015-16 Connoisseur Concert Series: • For Children: Meet the Orchestra – Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Dec. 5, Jan. 9, Feb. 6, Mar. 19 – The day before each Connoisseur Concert, families will be given the opportunity to interact with The Symphonia’s conductor and musicians and attend a live dress rehearsal at the Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road in Boca Raton, Fla. Adults are $5 and children/non-profits are free. Children can learn about and hold instruments. Reservations are required. Call (866) 687-3848 or email info@ thesymphonia.org. • Box Lunch It – Friday, Dec. 4 – Presented by Allegro Society, the event gives guests the unique opportunity to listen to a portion of The Symphonia’s rehearsal. This insider experience will be followed by a box lunch with Symphonia musicians and guest artists. Conductor Alastair Willis will speak about the weekend’s concert which will be performed on Sunday, Dec. 6. • Gypsy Airs – Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. – Guest conductor Alastair Willis and Charles Wetherbee, violin soloist, will present a Gypsy Airs concert featuring Kodaly, Mozart and Beethoven. • Box Lunch It – Friday, Jan. 8 – Guest conductor David Kim will give a preview of the Sunday concert. He and oboe soloist John Dee will speak about the concerto, which will be presented on Sunday, Jan. 10. • Celebrate the Seasons – Sunday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. Guest conductor/violin soloist David Kim and oboe soloist John Dee will perform Bach, Pachelbel and Piazzolla. • Box Lunch It – Friday, Feb. 5 – Guest conductor Alexander Platt will speak about the weekend’s concert. Piano soloist Alexandre Moutouzkine will provide insights to Faure’s Ballade, which he will perform on Sunday, Feb. 7. • From Paris to Prague – Sunday, February 7 at 3 p.m. – Alexander Platt, guest conductor, and Alexandre Moutouzkine, piano soloist, will perform Copland, Poulenc, Faure and Mozart. • A Tribute to the Masters – Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. Guest conductor Gerard Schwarz and Misha Dichter, piano soloist, will perform pieces by Beethoven, Ives and Mendelssohn. On the day of each Connoisseur Concert, from 2-2:30 p.m., audience members can attend a Pre-Concert Conversation with the conductor or guest speaker, which will be an opportunity to learn more about the pieces that are to be performed that afternoon. There is no charge for concert ticket holders to attend. All concerts in the 2015- 16 season unless otherwise noted will be held at the Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road in Boca Raton, Fla. Each Box Lunch It event costs $35 per person or $100 for all three lunch events. Season subscription tickets are also available. For more information, visit www. thesymphonia.org or call (866) 687-4201.