Announces Change in Regional Arts Concert Series 2012/2013
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Will Replace Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on February 19
(West Palm Beach, FL – October 12, 2012) The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts has announced a change in performance ensemble in the 2012/2013 Regional Arts MUSIC “At Eight” Concert Series, sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis.
The previously announced Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has canceled its February 19 concert at 8 p.m. in Dreyfoos Hall, as well as its entire Florida tour. It will be replaced at the Kravis Center by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.
February 19 – 8 p.m. (Tuesday)
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Fabio Mechetti, Music Director & Principal Conductor
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
(Regional Arts Concert Series)
Hailed by one critic as a “musician’
+ Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
+ Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
+ Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op 20
Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall
Tickets start at $25
(Series sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis)
Beyond the Stage: At 6:45 p.m. there will be a free pre-performance discussion by Sharon McDaniel, the Kravis Center’s Regional Arts Programming Associate, who will provide background information about the concert and discuss elements of interest to all audience members, from music novices to experts.
About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County.
The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, please call 561-832-7469 or visit www.kravis.org.
Available for Interview:
Regional Arts Programming Associate