“Palm Beach Symphony at Mar-A-Lago” will Feature Modern-Day Solo Pianist

 

 

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CONTACT:  JENNIFER JONES, PALM BEACH SYMPHONY

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Palm Beach favorite, Lola Astanova, to perform at 40th Anniversary Concert

PALM BEACH, FL (March 13, 2014) – As the Palm Beach Symphony turns 40 this season, the youthful and  vivacious Lola Astanova will be the featured guest soloist at “Palm Beach Symphony at Mar-a-Lago” on March 18th at 7:30 p.m. Among the most watched virtuoso performers in the world, the current pianist is a Palm Beach favorite.

While the Symphony celebrates its history, they look to the future, which includes a vision to deliver the highest quality concerts procuring the exceptional talents of soloists such as Astanova. At the Mar-a-Lago concert, Astanova will perform the vivid notes of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

“We are excited to feature Ms. Astanova as our soloist for this special Anniversary concert in the incredible Mar-a-Lago venue,” noted Ramon Tebar, Artistic and Music Director of the Palm Beach Symphony, who is also conducting the evening’s performance. “She will greatly compliment the program and offers a taste of the forward vision of the Symphony. Her modern approach to classical music engages an audience of any generation and her passionate approach to the art will keep the music fresh.”

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“Palm Beach Symphony at Mar-a-Lago” opens with the intensely dramatic Beethoven, Leonore Overture No. 3, from the Opera Fidelio and will be followed by Astanova. The ever popular Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 will close the concert on the magnificent estate. It is widely regarded as one of the greatest symphonies of the Austro-German tradition and was nearly 20 years in the making.

The 40th Anniversary Season will close with “Romantics at the Kravis” on Sunday, April 6, at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts with masterpieces from the Romantic period and featuring a main course in the second half of Tchaikovsky Symphony #5, one of the most popular symphonies of all times.

For information on tickets, please contact the Palm Beach Symphony at 561.655.2657 or info@palmbeachsymphony.org.

 

The mission of the Palm Beach Symphony is to engage, educate and entertain the greater community of the Palm Beaches through live performances of inspiring orchestral music. The Palm Beach Symphony was founded in 1974 in recognition of the need for a professional orchestra in Palm Beach. The Symphony performs in a variety of historically important venues including Bethesda-By-The-Sea, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Mar-a-Lago and The Society of the Four Arts.

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