The Boca Raton Symphonia and the Boca Ballet Theatre present Supper and Symphony featuring children's fairy tale Peter and The Wolf as a classic comes alive through dance and music.
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AN ENCHANTING EVENING FOR FAMILIES
NARRATED BY JOANNA MARIE AND SPONSORED BY SUN CAPITAL PARTNERS FOUNDATION, INC.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
WHAT: Supper and Symphony with the Boca Raton Symphonia and Boca Ballet Theatre Presenting Peter and The Wolf.
Together the Boca Raton Symphonia and Boca Ballet Theatre perform the 1936 Russian children’s musical symphony and fairy tale Peter and the Wolf, a classic children’s story for all ages about Peter, the wolf and other animals in the nearby forest. The performance features the 22-year-old accomplished pianist, clarinetist and conductor Teddy Abrams who has conducted the New World Symphony Orchestra in Miami Beach, Washington, DC and Carnegie Hall; the Curtis Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center and the Symphony Parnassus of San Francisco. WXEL’S Classical Variation’s popular host and producer Joanna Marie narrates the performance as members of the Boca Ballet Theatre portray the story through dance. The evening is sponsored by Sun Capital Partners Foundation, Inc.
WHEN: Friday, September 24, 2010
6:30 p.m. Supper
7:30 p.m. Performance
WHERE: Boca Raton
The Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew's School
3900 Jog Road, (just ½ mile south of Yamato Road) Boca Raton, FL
General Seating (Supper included with the ticket price)
Children - $7; Adults - $12; Special Pricing for Family of Four - $30
Sponsorships are available
Visit www.bocasymphonia.org or call 561-367-3848.
About the Boca Raton Symphonia
The mission of the Boca Raton Symphonia, Boca’s world class orchestra, is to perform and to make accessible classical music through concert performances and educational outreach programs featuring nationally and internationally acclaimed conductors and soloists, including renowned Principal Conductor Philippe Entremont and Guest Conductors Gunther Schuller and David Commanday. The 2010-2011 season soloists include Itzhak Perlman protégé and cello soloist Sujin Lee, mezzo soprano soloist Daniela Mack, violin soloist Ludwig Mueller, cello soloist Christophe Pantillon, and piano soloist Soyeon Lee. For more information, visit www.bocasymphonia.org or call 561-376-3848.
About the Boca Ballet Theatre
Established in 1991, the Boca Ballet Theatre is the 6th largest dance company in Florida and one of the top civic companies in the United States. Over the last 16 years, The School of Boca Ballet Theatre has educated more than 5,000 young people and has performed for over 112,000 audience members from the Tri-County area and beyond. 500 students, including 100 adults, study in our 11,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility each week. Annually, Boca Ballet Theatre performs a schedule of performances in 4 different programs at the Esther B. Griswold Hall at Florida Atlantic University and the community at Mizner Park Amphitheatre. For more information, visit www.bocaballet.org or call 561-995-0709.
About Teddy Abrams
In addition to conducting, Teddy Abrams is a clarinetist, pianist and composer. The 2010-11 season marks Teddy Abrams' third season as Conducting Fellow of the New World Symphony. He has conducted the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Washington, D.C. and Carnegie Hall, and has worked with many other orchestras around the country. Abrams makes his debut with the Florida Orchestra in October 2010. An accomplished pianist and clarinetist, Teddy has soloed with numerous orchestras and has performed chamber music with the St. Petersburg String Quartet, Menahem Pressler, Gilbert Kalish, Time for Three, and John Adams in addition to annual appearances at the Olympic Music Festival. Abrams co-founded the Sixth Floor Trio because of his dedication to exploring engaging ways to communicate with a diverse range of audiences. The Trio has performed around the country, holding residencies in North Carolina, Philadelphia, New York, and South Florida. Abrams studied conducting with Michael Tilson Thomas, Otto-Werner Mueller at the Curtis Institute of Music, and with David Zinman at the Aspen Music Festival; he was the youngest conducting student ever accepted at both institutions. Abrams is also an award-winning composer and a passionate educator. He has taught at numerous schools nation-wide and is the conductor of all educational activities at the New World Symphony.