Palm Beach's Kravis Center to Present Pittsburgh Symphony, Russian National Orchestra, Zukerman, Te Kanawa, Joffrey in 2007-08

Classic Arts News   Palm Beach's Kravis Center to Present Pittsburgh Symphony, Russian National Orchestra, Zukerman, Te Kanawa, Joffrey in 2007-08
The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida has announced its programming for the 2007-08 season. In addition to its many and varied presentations of musical and spoken theater, jazz and comedy, the Kravis Center will offer regular helpings of classical music, dance and even a bit of opera from November to April.

The Regional Arts Concert Series presents top-flight visiting artists in evening and matinee programs called, respectively, "Music at Eight" and "Music at Two." The coming season's offerings include:

  • Bergen Philharmonic with conductor Andrew Litton and pianist Andr_ Watts, Nov. 13 and 14
  • New World Symphony with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and pianists Katia and Marielle Labque, Dec. 16
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin, Jan. 2 and 3
  • Jacksonville Symphony with conductor Fabio Mechetti, violinist Chee-Yun and cellist Alisa Weilerstein, Jan. 14
  • Cypress String Quartet in a film and live music program titled "Inspired by America," Jan. 29
  • State Symphony Orchestra of Mexico with conductor Enrique Bštiz and pianist Leonel Morales, Feb. 3
  • Israel Chamber Orchestra with conductor and pianist Philippe Entremont, Feb. 11 and 12
  • Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Rafael Fr‹hbeck de Burgos and pianist Simone Dinnerstein, Feb. 26
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra with conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier and pianist Garrick Ohlsson, Feb. 28
  • Russian National Orchestra with conductor Teodor Currentzis and cellist Nina Kotova, Mar. 2
  • Camerata Ireland with conductor and pianist Barry Douglas, Mar. 18
  • State Symphony Orchestra of Russia with conductor Mark Gorenstein and pianist Denis Matsuev, Mar. 19
  • pianist Andrei Gavrilov in recital, April 7

The Kravis Center's Young Artists Series will present five promising musicians in concert:

  • pianist Spencer Myer, Dec. 10
  • harpist Emmanuel Ceysson, Jan. 7
  • violinist Ilana Setapen, Feb. 4
  • clarinetist Johnny Teyssier with pianist Kuok-Man Lio, Mar. 3
  • pianist Adam Golka, Mar. 25

In addition to the above series, the Kravis is offering seven special concerts and two opera productions in the coming season:

  • the Russian Patriarchate Choir of Moscow performing ancient and modern Orthodox sacred music, Nov. 9
  • "Salute to Vienna," a New Year's Day program of waltzes, polkas and marches performed by an orchestra, vocal soloists and dancers, Jan. 1
  • the Israel Philharmonic in a Tribute to Leonard Bernstein, Feb. 13
  • Charles Wadsworth as pianist and host in an _ la carte chamber music program like those he presents at Spoleto Festival USA, Mar. 5
  • new-music composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain, Apr. 2
  • Angel of Memory, a presentation for actress and chamber ensemble about three generations of women fleeing the Holocaust, clarinetist Johnny Teyssier with pianist Kuok-Man Lio, Apr. 3

  • Puccini's Tosca, performed by the touring company Teatro Lirico d'Europa, Mar. 20
  • Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, performed by the Carl Rosa Opera Company, Apr. 2

Half a dozen dance companies pay visits to the Kravis this coming season as well:

  • Ballet Folkl‹rico de M_xico, Nov. 10
  • Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Dec. 13-15
  • the Joffrey Ballet in the popular program "Cool Vibrations," Jan. 16
  • Martha Graham Dance Company, Feb. 10
  • Moiseyev Dance Company, Feb. 29
  • Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre, April 11-13

Subscription packages to the Kravis Center's presentations are available through August; single tickets go on sale to the public September 15, though Kravis Center members may order them in advance. Visit for more information.

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