ON THE ROAD
While most of the BSO’s performances are
held at the King Center, it partners with
the Indian River Symphonic Association
to bring the orchestra to Vero Beach
for three public performances at the
Community Church. This year’s lineup
opens with The Wondrous World of John
Williams on Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m., followed
by violinist Paul Huang on March 13
at 7:30 p.m. The third in the series will
feature pianist Joyce Yang on April 8 at
7:30 p.m. All three will be conducted by
BSO’s own Christopher Confessore.
Vero Beach residents can also hear the
BSO perform locally during the May Pops
concert sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic
Indian River Foundation. The outdoor
concert will be held at Windsor Polo Club
on May 3 and it’s a fun, light pops concert
you won’t want to miss. This timehonored
The Feb. 4 concert at Community Church in Vero
Beach will feature John Williams’ award-winning
movie scores to mark his 90th birthday. Pianist Joyce Yang closes out the season on April 9
the Earth, we do not wonder, we do not
weep, we do not believe.” Prepare to
be moved with selections from many
of his award-winning scores, including
Harry Potter, Star Wars, Jurassic Park,
Indiana Jones and more.
Clash of the Titans will play at 2 and
7:30 p.m. on March 12 featuring the
third of four overtures Beethoven
wrote for his only opera, Leonore
later changed to Fidelio. Paul Huang
will perform Tchaikovsky’s only
violin concerto and Shostakovich’s
Symphony No. 1.
The BSO will close out the season with
Roman Holiday on April 9. You’ll be immersed
in sounds that only Berlioz and
Respighi could create and enjoy Chopin’s
Piano Concerto No. 1 performed
by superstar pianist Joyce Yang.
busy Vero Beach cultural season and is a
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with a performance of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
tradition marks an end to the
Tchaikovsky’s only violin concerto will be performed
by Paul Huang during a concert at the Community
Church in Vero Beach.
BREVARD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
It can be a bit formidable when the orchestra, which has 50-100 professional musicians, performs on stage at one time.
truly elegant afternoon.
“The BSO’s commitment to the community
is one of the things that inspired me to
interview for the executive director’s
position,” said Shillhammer. “The first time
I saw them on stage they were performing
side by side with the Brevard Symphony
Youth Orchestra giving budding young
musicians a chance to share the stage with
professionals. It was mesmerizing.”
With so many performances on the Space
and Treasure coasts there is no reason not
to experience the excitement and passion
of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. For
more information on performance times
and ticket sales visit www.Brevardsymphony.
com or call 321.345.5052. For information
and ticket sales for the Indian River
Symphonic Association visit www.irsymphonic.
org or call 772.778.1070.