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Patrician Mozart Performances Conclude Symphony Of The Americas Season

Few musical experiences are as wonderful as fine performances of the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  The Symphony of the Americas concluded its concert season on Tuesday night with outstanding traversals of two of the greatest scores by the wunderkind from Salzburg at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater. As the evening's culmination and piece de resistance, Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for violin and viola, K. 364/ 320d was given a performance of surpassing mastery by violinist Glenn Dicterow and violist Karen Dreyfus. (Dicterow, former longtime concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, and Dreyfus are husband and wife - a duo in life as well as art.)

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Colors Of Art And Music Intermingle At Symphony Of The Americas

The renowned French-American artist Duaív joined the Symphony of the Americas on Tuesday night at the Broward Center's Amaturo Theater for a vivid demonstration of how music and art relate and inspire creativity. Appropriately the Florida based Duaív painted several canvases on stage to the music of the Impressionist master Claude Debussy. There was more rare Debussy as well from the terrific clarinetist Dimitri Ashkenazy, son of famed pianist-conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy. Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese presided over an evening of vivacious, multi-hued performances.

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Symphony Of The Americas Presents Holiday Spectacle Of Sight And Sound

On Tuesday night the Symphony of the Americas lit up the holiday bedecked Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center with an eye and ear filling holiday extravaganza to delight both the seasoned concertgoer and musical neophyte alike. With Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese and the orchestra in top form, music for Christmas and Hanukkah was accompanied by films that pictured the impressions and vibrations of the musical menu. Some of the videos were from Hollywood films and animated holiday features.

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