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Ted Rosenthal Makes Gershwin Sing And Swing With Symphony Of The Americas

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Ted Rosenthal is one of the leading jazz pianists on the world's concert stages. He has played with such jazz legends as Gerry Mulligan, James Moody and Wynton Marsalis and his recordings of improvisations on Beethoven sonatas and jazz classics have received critical plaudits. On Tuesday night at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater, Rosenthal joined Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese and the Symphony of the Americas for a memorable performance of an American classic - George Gershwin's Concerto in F. Read full review on www.fortlauderdaleconnex.com

Symphony Of The Americas Pays Tribute To Italian And Hispanic Heritage In Rousing Season Opening

alejandro dragoItalian and Hispanic Heritage Month formed the celebratory theme of the Symphony of the Americas' rousing season opener at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater on Tuesday night. The music of Italian opera master Giacomo Puccini was featured on the program's first half. With the exception of the Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut, this was not the familiar Puccini of La Boheme, Tosca, Madama Butterfly or Turandot but the music of a young composer finding his way into the Italian musico-dramatic tradition.. Read full review on www.fortlauderdaleconnex.com

Roberto Cani and Symphony Of The Americas in Superb Performances of Scores from Romanticism's Golden Age

Roberto Cani Violin

Italian violinist Roberto Cani joined the Symphony of the Americas on Tuesday night for a program of mostly late 19th century music from the golden age of artistic romanticism.

Cani, who has played with the Ft. Lauderdale based ensemble several times in past seasons, was a late replacement for Florin Ionescu-Galati who was unable to obtain a visa to travel to the United States for the concert. Cani was nothing short of sensational. From the moment he played the violin's initial entrance in Henryk Wieniawski's Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Cani's tonal gleam and sterling technique had the audience at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater on the edge of their seats. Read full review on www.fortlauderdaleconnex.com

Symphony Of The Americas Holiday Celebration Spans Tchaikovsky To Kander And Ebb

Sounds of the Season2015

The Symphony of the Americas' Sounds of the Season concert at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater on Tuesday night was one big holiday party, replete with musical good cheer spanning classical ballet, folk music, Broadway and Hollywood and traditional Christmas favorites. Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese and the orchestra were in great form, delighting an audience that braved rainy weather for an evening of sheer musical joy. Read full review on www.fortlauderdaleconnex.com

Music from the Soil of England

Music from the Soil of England

Three of the composers featured by the Symphony of the Americas shared a fascination with folk music. But this fascination was a love-hate relationship.

Opening the ‘Sounds of the Season’ concert were selections from Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky. This perennial favourite features some of the most recognizable music created by a major classical composer, who just happens to be the best-known Russian composer in the world. Read full review on www.sunnewsmiami.com

 

Jorge Luis Prats Opens Symphony of the Americas Season With Remarkable Tchaikovsky Performance

ITALIAN HISPANIC HERITAGE CONCERT

A Tribute to Italian and Hispanic Heritage opened the Symphony of the Americas season under the direction of Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese in capital fashion on Tuesday evening at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater. Some of Italy's finest film scores provided the evening's musical appetizer and Cuban born pianist Jorge Luis Prats offered a remarkable performance of that most familiar of concertos - Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor - turning the oft played warhorse into freshly minted gold. >>Read full review on www.fortlauderdaleconnex.com

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