8TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS BOCA TO BRING “GREATEST OF THE GREATEST” TO SOUTH FLORIDA – MARCH 6TH – MARCH 15TH, 2014
Internationally Acclaimed Violinist Itzhak Perlman to Headline with Two Distinct Performances
The Festival of the Arts Boca will assemble the biggest parade of stars in the event’s eight-year history at the Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts at the Mizner Park Amphitheater and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center in Boca Raton, Florida.
Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will open the Festival on Thursday, March 6 accompanied by Festival Orchestra Boca under the direction of Festival Music Director Constantine Kitsopoulos. Perlman will return to the Festival stage on Sunday, March 9 for the Florida premiere of his new program of traditional Jewish and Klezmer music with celebrated Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot, Eternal Echoes: Songs and Dances for the Soul.
The Festival will offer a rich variety of exciting programs exploring the full range of the performing arts. Performances include:
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, one of America’s leading dance troupes.
Cuban-born trumpeter, Arturo Sandoval will return to the Festival stage in 2014 in a tribute concert to his mentor, Dizzy Gillespie
Cirque de la Symphonie, combines the best elements of cirque and symphonic music, with some of the most amazing veterans of today’s cirque programs
Operatic tenor trio Forte whose performances on America's Got Talent captivated millions and launched the group into the national spotlight
Headlining this season’s Authors & Ideas Program is Doris Kearns Goodwin, acclaimed presidential historian.
For more information, a full schedule and to buy tickets visit www.festivalboca.org.