South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO) will present its Summer Chamber Music Series on May 26 and 27, June 24 and 25, and July 21 and 22 in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. This series will offer music lovers the chance to appreciate the classics in a more personal and intimate atmosphere.
“Our Summer Music Chamber Series is a great way to reconnect with classical music in a comfortable, limited-seating venue,” said Jacqueline Lorber, CEO and President of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra. “We are proud to showcase the talents of our world-class instrumentalists and invite music lovers of all ages to come experience the joy of our curated summer performances.”
Summer Program I will feature Huifang Chen (violin), Mei Mei Luo (violin), Roberto Henriquez (viola), Claudio Jaffe (cello) and Catherine Lan (piano) performing the Beach Piano Quintet in F sharp minor , Op 67 and Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 on Thursday, May 26 at Coral Gables Congregational Church (3010 De Soto Blvd. Coral Gables) and Friday, May 27 at the Center for Spiritual Living Fort Lauderdale (4849 N Dixie Hwy, Oakland Park).
Summer Program II will feature Askar Salimdjanov (violin) and Tamila Salimdjanova (piano) performing Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major Op. 12 No. 1, Violin Sonata in E flat major by Strauss, Op. 18, Frolov, Gershwin’s Fantasy Concert with themes from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess” and Waxman’s Carmen Fantasie on Friday, June 24 at the Center for Spiritual Living Fort Lauderdale and Saturday, June 25 at the Temple Israel of Greater Miami (37 NE 19th Street).
Summer Program III will feature Huifang Chen (violin), Felicia Besan (viola), Claudio Jaffe (cello) and Catherine Lan (piano) performing Impromptu No. 3 for cello and piano by Gottsch, the Piano Quartet in G minor by Mozart, K478, and Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E flat, op. 47 on Thursday, July 21 at Temple Israel of Greater Miami and Friday, July 22 at the Center for Spiritual Living Fort Lauderdale.
The South Florida Symphony Orchestra, recently named the Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ premier artistic partner for its renovated $30 million affiliate venue, The Parker, recently wrapped up its 2021-22 season in spectacular style on April 27.
General admission tickets for each program are $30; a three-concert package is $75 ($15 savings). Student tickets are $15 each. Tickets are available for purchase by calling (954) 522-8445 or visiting https://southfloridasymphony.org/summer-with-the-symphony.
About the South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO)
Founded in 1997 in Key West by Music Director Maestra Sebrina María Alfonso, the South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO), now based in Wilton Manors, is dedicated to providing meaningful cultural musical experiences to residents and visitors to the counties of Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward. Guided by the belief that music is essential to thriving communities, SFSO brings vibrancy and commitment to the arts through innovative programming and transformative educational initiatives.
A pioneer in its commitment to symphonic music for underserved communities, its Symphony in the Schools program has touched the lives of more than 85,000 students since its inception in 1997. SFSO was recently named The Parker’s first artistic partner by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and was recognized by the Broward County Cultural Division as a “Major Cultural Institution”, one of the few organizations to be so honored. For show schedule and subscriptions, visit southfloridasymphony.orgcall (954) 522-8445 or email [email protected].
Pictured: Huifang Chen, Roberto Henriquez, Claudio Jaffe and Mei Mei Luo, along with Catherine Lan (not pictured), will perform as part of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Chamber Music Series beginning May 26 in Coral Gables and May 27 in Fort Lauderdale.
Photo credits: Steven Shires Photography