ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The Symphony of the Americas completes its 32nd Anniversary season celebration, Summerfest 2019, in Vero Beach, Sunday, August 11, 3:00 pm at Christ by the Sea United Methodist Church. Symphony of the Americas, a designated Major Cultural Institution in South Florida’s Broward County, presents internationally acclaimed guest artists from around the globe.
With this year’s sunny “sail away” theme, Summerfest 2019 brings the masterful sounds of its popular Chamber Orchestra, along with musicians and soloists from renowned orchestras throughout Europe to perform several styles of classical and popular music.
This year’s musicians in residence are from the Opera Orchestra of Sofia, Mission Symphony of Switzerland, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Rome Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Francais, and others, all joined in a cultural exchange by principal musicians of the Symphony of the Americas. Soloists are Angelo di Veroli from Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma, Italy and Summerfest Concertmaster Orlando Forte from Cuba.
Artistic Director, Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, will lead a musical program featuring music of Humperdinck, Tartini, Mozart, Verdi, Elgar and Stamitz. Highlighted is a commissioned composition by Italian composer in residence, Lorenzo Turchi-Floris.
Music students from middle through high school are invited to attend the performance as guests of the Cultural Council.
Tickets: $35, are available at the Cultural Council Office, 2041 14th Avenue or on its website, www.cultural-council.org/summerfest. For more information, call 772-770-4857.