Symphony of the Americas presents Summerfest 2019
The Symphony of the Americas, a designated Major Cultural Institution in South Florida’s Broward County, and Broward Center for the Performing Arts performance partner, presents internationally acclaimed guest artists from around the globe this July and August in its acclaimed music festival, Summerfest, with one month of performances throughout Florida and the Americas.
As the longest running music festival in Florida, the masterful sounds of Summerfest’s Chamber Orchestra will reach audiences in corners of the world who have never before experienced the exhilaration of live orchestral performance, as well as perform for thousands throughout South Florida, including a July 19th concert in its performance home, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
Summerfest traditionally features musicians and soloists from acclaimed orchestras throughout Europe, including Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, Opera Orchestra of Bulgaria, Mission Symphony Orchestra of Switzerland, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande 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. Summerfest outreach includes a July week of performances for residents and students of Panama in partnership with the US Embassy, Bern Resorts, Junior Achievement, and Rotary Clubs. Presented in association with Europe’s Musicfor, the festival aligns with their international mission of promoting music, donating musical instruments and their work with young students. More than 10 different countries are represented on stage at Summerfest concerts.
Nourish your artistic soul under the baton of Artistic Director, Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, in the music of Hubert Parry, Vivaldi, Humperdinck, Beethoven, Tartini, Dvorak, and Mozart. Included also is a commissioned composition by Italian composer in residence, Lorenzo Turchi-Floris. Soloists are Angelo di Veroli, marimba~Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, Italy; Summerfest Concertmaster Orlando Forte of Cuba; Symphony of the Americas Principal Trumpet~Claudio Osorio, Glenn Basham~Concertmaster of Naples Philharmonic, and acclaimed international organist Tim Brumfield, among others.
Summerfest features two performances of varied musical repertoire with the Summerfest Chamber Orchestra in a special 2-Performance CONCERT SERIES SUBSCRIPTION: Sun. July 14 at St. Gregory’s Boca Raton at 2 pm, and Fri. July 19 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 pm. Tickets begin at just $ 30 per person for the Series. Additional Summerfest performance events will feature the QuartettOrfeo, of Rome.
Summerfest is sponsored in part by Riverside Hotel, ACE Rent-a-Car, Wells Fargo, Helen Ingham Foundation, Il Circolo, Musicfor, Broward Cultural Council & Board of County Commissioners and the Madelyn Savarick Trust
Join us for an exhilarating perspective on musical cultural exchange!
For further information, please contact the Symphony of the Americas office at 954.335.7002