Big Name To Conduct Big Boca Raton Symphonia Event

Phillippe Entermont will conduct Boca Raton Symphonia later this month.

Phillippe Entermont will conduct Boca Raton Symphonia later this month.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton’s impressive “Symphonia” just tipped us that an impressive conductor will be taking to the podium later this month. It’s a must see — and hear — if you are a fan of Symphonia, or think it’s time to add a little culture to your life.

The Boca Raton Symphonia’s February 24th concert will be conducted by Phillippe Entremont, Principal Conductor and will feature Yoonie Han as the Piano Soloist.

This performance is the third in the Connoisseur Concert series and will begin at 4:00 p.m.  There will also be a Pre-Concert Conversation at 2:45, which is open to anyone with a ticket for the concert that day.  The Pre-Concert Conversation will be an informative discussion about the pieces of music to be performed at the concert.

 

The concert will be held at the Roberts Theater at Saint Andrews School, 3900 Jog Road in Boca Raton. Tickets are $35-$62.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.bocasymphonia.org or call 561-376-3848.

The program will include MOZART Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K. 492, BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op.37 and SAINT SAENS Symphony No. 2 in A minor, op. 55.

Yoonie Han, a South Korean pianist, has been honored with the Gawon Music Award as the “most brilliant pianist age 17-31 of any nationality who possesses the most promising potential for global prominence.”  She is the first-prize winner of the Washington International Piano Competition (2011), Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer Piano Competition (2005) and has garnered other major prizes, as well.   Following her 2001 grand-prize award in the Korea National Music Competition, the Korean Ministry of Culture named her its “most promising young artist.”  Ms. Han made her solo debut with the Seoul Philharmonic at age 13.  She received a Bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music and a Masters of Music degree from the Juilliard School.

About The Boca Raton Symphonia

The mission of the Boca Raton Symphonia, Boca’s world class orchestra, is to provide quality classical music for the benefit of the population in and around the greater Boca Raton area.  These performances and educational outreach programs will feature nationally and internationally acclaimed conductors and soloists, enhancing the cultural lives of the residents, with special emphasis on its younger citizens.

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