July 2016

Welcome to our 12th season of bringing the best of classical music to the South Florida community. Our email concert reminder service provides you with upcoming concert information including program, artist and ticket details as provided by our Presenters. We invite you to sign up to be a part of our free email membership. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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Florida’s longest running music festival is back! Symphony of the Americas, a Broward County designated Major Cultural Institution, presents its 25th Anniversary Summerfest, under the direction of Maestro James Brooks‐Bruzzese, highlighting the ‘Best of the Best” featuring musicians and soloists who have appeared in Summerfest over the past 25 years from orchestras as Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra of Austria, Mission Chamber Orchestra of Rome, Hungarian Virtuosi, Italy’s I Musici and more, representing over 10 different countries joined in cultural exchange by principal musicians of Symphony of the Americas.

Classical and popular music for strings includes Vivaldi, Mozart, Fuchs, Piazzolla tangos, premiers by Italian composer Lorenzo Turchi‐Floris and Georgian violinist Sandro Tigishvili, who is featured in a Summerfest commissioned premiere - his string arrangement of the Concertino by Georgian composer Otar Taktakishvili. arrangement of Latin favorites by Latin Grammy Award winning composer Eduardo Magallanes of Mexico, and more. Other soloists include Concertmaster Orlando Forte of Cuba, Svetlana Forte, and flutist Marilyn Maingart.
Read bios of all artists.


Please call the Symphony of the Americas office at 954-335-7002 or email us at: info@sota.org
to place your order and take advantage of this discounted subscription for these programs with 

  Premier Section A Section B
Sun. July 17 BCPA $60
Preferred seating & post reception
$35 $20
Sun. August 7 FAU $45
Preferred seating & post reception
$20 $20
Total: $105 $55 $40
Discount Subscription: $80 $45 $30


Friday, July 15
Sunrise Civic Center Theater @ 7:00 PM
Musical Program Two
Sunrise, FL 
Info: 954.747.4646

Saturday, July 16
John Knox Village @ 2:00 PM
Musical Program Two
Box Office: 954.783.4040
Closed to the Public

Saturday, July 16
UCC (United Church of Christ)
Ft. Lauderdale @ 8:00 PM

Musical Program One
Fort Lauderdale, FL 
Info: 954.563.4271
Tickets: $25 in advance / $ 35 at the door

Sunday, July 17
Broward Center for the Performing Arts @ 6:00 PM
Amaturo Theater 
Musical Program One
Fort Lauderdale, FL
954.462.0222 www.browardcenter.org
Tickets: $20, $35 & $60 VIP (VIP includes premiere seating & post-reception)

Wednesday, July 20
Tradition of the Palm Beaches @2:30 PM
West Palm Beach, FL Musical Program One
Info: 561.209.6114
Closed to the Public

Wednesday, July 20
Dor Dorim Auditorium @ 8:00 PM
Weston Philharmonic Society
Musical Program Two
Weston, FL

Thursday, August 4 
Cultural Council of Indian River County
Christ by the Sea, United Methodist Church7:30 PM
Musical Program One
Vero Beach, FL 
Info: 772.770.4857

Saturday, August 6 
Miami Lakes Methodist Church 8:00 PM
Musical Program One
Miami Lakes, FL 
Info: 305.364.6100

Sunday, August 7 
Florida Atlantic University Theater @ 6:00 PM
Musical Program Two
Boca Raton, FL
Info: 800.564.9539
Tickets: $20, $30 and VIP $40 (VIP includes premiere seating & post-reception)

Tuesday, August 9

Susan B. Katz Theater @7:00 PM
Musical Program One
Pembroke Pines, FL 
Info: 954.322-2597


July 24 – Aug. 1 Performance Residency - Panama

Summerfest is sponsored in part by Riverside Hotel, AVIS, Wells Fargo, Helen Ingham Foundation, Broward Cultural Council & Board of County Commissioners, Funding Arts Broward, Madelyn Savarick Trust, Il Circolo Italian Cultural Society and WLRN.

For further information, please contact the Symphony of the Americas office at 954.335.7002

Symphony of the Americas 
The Symphony of the Americas is celebrating its 28th Season under the artistic direction of Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, a 2005 National Hispanic Heritage Arts Award Winner, and 2009 Hispanic Unity Award Winner. By presenting a diverse orchestral repertoire complemented by award-winning international guests, the Symphony takes a leadership role in fostering cultural relations with the Americas, initiating musical exchanges throughout Europe, the US and Central/South America. Its performance home, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. For further information about the Symphony of the Americas, please visit www.sota.org.

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