Symphony of the Americas Presents Summerfest 2017

Looking for a summer break from the heat? Nourish your artistic soul with Summerfest presented by Fort Lauderdale’s own Symphony of the Americas, a Broward County designated Major Cultural Institution, celebrating its 30th Anniversary this season. A month of concerts throughout Florida and the Americas beginning July 14 takes the masterful sounds of the Summerfest Chamber Orchestra to audiences in corners of the world who have
never before experienced the exhilaration of live orchestral performance.

The Summerfest traditionally features musicians and soloists from acclaimed orchestras throughout Europe, including Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra of Austria, Mission Chamber Orchestra of Rome, Hungarian Virtuosi,
and others, performing several styles of classical and popular music for strings, all joined in a cultural exchange by principal musicians of our own Symphony of the Americas. Overall, more than 10 different countries are represented on stage at Summerfest concerts. Under the baton of Artistic Director, Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, orchestral concerts feature the music of Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Vaughn Williams, Piazzolla, Moncayo, Ravel’s Bolero, and more. Included also is a commissioned composition by Italian composer Lorenzo Turchi-Floris, Soloists are Concertmaster Orlando Forte of Cuba and acclaimed Swiss guitarist, Alessio Nebiolo. Summerfest features two performances of varied musical repertoire in a special 2-CONCERT SATURDAY SERIES SUBSCRIPTION: July 22 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, and August 5 at the FAU Theater in Boca Raton, both at 7 pm, beginning at just $ 30 per person for the Series.

Summerfest is sponsored in part by Riverside Hotel, AVIS, Wells Fargo, Helen Ingham Foundation, Broward Cultural Council & Board of County Commissioners and Madelyn Savarick Trust. For further information, please contact the Symphony of the Americas office at 954.335.7002, or go to: SOTA.org.

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22 May 2017


By Ina Lee
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