Subscriptions for Kravis Center's Regional Arts Concert Series 2016-17 Now on Sale

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announces that subscriptions are now on sale for the 2016/2017 Regional Arts MUSIC "At Eight" and MUSIC "At Two" Concert Series. The classical music anchor of the Kravis Center's 25th anniversary season, the coming series will feature an incredible roster of world-class orchestras and performing artists, and is again being sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis.

"On an annual basis, the Kravis Center presents more national and international orchestras in the state; and our 2016/2017 Regional Arts season will be presenting another stellar line-up of some of the most distinguished names in the world of classical music: pianist Lang Lang; conductors Leonard Slatkin, Stéphane Denève, and Yuri Temirkanov; violinists Sarah Chang, Ray Chen, and Nicola Benedetti; the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, and the world's top orchestras including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Orchestre National de Lyon, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Prague Philharmonia, and so much more," said Lee Bell, Senior Director of Programming at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.

All Regional Arts Series concerts will be held in the Kravis Center's Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall. In addition, Regional Arts concerts will feature a Beyond the Stage lecture by Sharon McDaniel at 6:45 pm for MUSIC "At Eight" concerts and 12:45 p.m. for MUSIC "At Two." The Regional Arts Programming Associate and a long-time classical music journalist, McDaniel will provide background information about the concert and discuss elements of interest to all audience members, from music novices to experts.

Regional Arts Concert Series 2016/2017

December 3, 2016 at 8 pm (Saturday)

Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg

Matthew Halls, Conductor

Radovan Vlatkovi?, French horn

+ Beethoven/Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43

+ R. Strauss/Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 11

+ Mozart/Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K. 367

+ Schubert/Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200

December 4, 2016 at 2 pm (Sunday)

Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg

Matthew Halls, Conductor

Radovan Vlatkovi?, French horn

+ Mozart/Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

+ Mozart/Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat, K. 447

+ Mozart/Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551 ("Jupiter")

December 14, 2016 at 8 pm (Wednesday)

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

"40th Anniversary Program: White House 1977 Redux"

+ Ellen Taaffe Zwilich/Pas de Trois for Piano Trio

+ Mendelssohn/Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66

+ Schubert/Piano Trio in E-flat, D. 929 (Op. 100)

December 15, 2016 at 2 pm (Thursday)

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

+ Beethoven/Piano Trio in B-flat, Op.11 ("Gassenhauer")

+ Shostakovich/Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67

+ Brahms/Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

January 10, 2017 at 8 pm (Tuesday)

Prague Philharmonia

Emmanuel Villaume, Conductor

Sarah Chang, Violin

+ Debussy/Printemps

+ Dvo?ák/Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53

+ Wagner/Siegfried Idyll

+ Beethoven/Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

January 16, 2017 at 2 pm (Monday)

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Vadim Gluzman, Violin

+ Chabrier/Suite pastorale, ("Idylle" and "Danse villageoise")

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

+ Mendelssohn/Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 ("Scottish")

February 7, 2017 at 8 pm (Tuesday)

Philadelphia Orchestra

Stéphane Denève, Conductor

Denis Kozhukhin, Piano

+ Rachmaninoff/Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30

+ Shostakovich/Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

February 8, 2017 at 2 pm (Wednesday)

Philadelphia Orchestra

Stéphane Denève, Conductor

+ Ravel/Le Tombeau de Couperin

+ Debussy/La Mer

+ Beethoven/Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

February 12, 2017 at 8 pm (Sunday)

Bamberg Symphony

Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor

Ray Chen, Violin

+ Mozart/Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 547

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

+ Mahler/Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor

February 20, 2017 at 2 pm (Monday)

St. Petersburg Philharmonic

Yuri Temirkanov, Conductor

Nikolai Lugansky, Piano

+ Brahms/Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

+ Shostakovich/Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

February 21, 2017 at 8 pm (Tuesday)

Lang Lang

+ Albeniz/Suite española, Op. 47 (excerpts)

+ Debussy/Ballade

+ Granados/Goyescas, Op. 11 (excerpts)

+ Liszt/Sonata in B minor, S. 178

February 26, 2017 at 8 pm

Orchestre National de Lyon

Leonard Slatkin, Conductor

Gil Shaham, Violin

+ Barber/Violin Concerto, Op. 14

March 14, 2017 at 8 pm (Tuesday)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian, Conductor

Nicola Benedetti, Violin

+ Borodin/Overture to Prince Igor

+ Brahms/Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77

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

March 15, 2017 at 2 pm (Wednesday)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian, Conductor

Nicola Benedetti, Violin

+ Debussy/Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

+ Bruch/Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 46

+ Beethoven/Symphony No. 5 in C Major, Op. 67

March 19, 2017 at 8 pm (Sunday)

Academy of St Martin in the Fields Orchestra

Inon Barnatan, Director and Piano

+ Mozart/Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271 ("Jeunehomme")

+ Mozart/Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201/186a


Subscription tickets for the Kravis Center's 2016/2017 Regional Arts Concert Series start as low as $114 for the six-concert 2 pm series and $171 for the nine-concert 8 pm series. They are now available for purchase via the Center's official web site, at the Kravis Center box office, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach; or by calling (561) 832-7469 or (800) 572-8471.

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