Subscriptions Now on Sale for 42nd Season of Regional Arts Concert Series at the Kravis Center

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.

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

“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 SlatkinStéphane Denève, and Yuri Temirkanov; violinists Sarah ChangRay 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 LyonRoyal 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 Vlatković, 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 Vlatković, 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
+ Dvořák/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)
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.