March 2 - 12, 2017

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Daniel Hsu

Performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1
Mystery Superstar Violinist
Performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G Minor

Friday: 7:30 PM – March 10, 2017, Mizner Park Amphitheater
Ticket prices range from $15 to $125 per person

PROGRAM:
Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture
P.I. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor

Daniel Hsu is a fast-rising pianist who was recently named the first prize winner at the 2015 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition. He has earned top prizes in numerous other competitions, most recently the bronze medal at the ninth Hamamatsu International Piano Competition in Japan and first prize at the San Jose International Piano Competition, Pacific Musical Society Piano Competition, and San Francisco Chopin Competition.  

  For the 2016-17 season, Hsu will make his Carnegie Hall debut on the Concert Artists Guild Competition Winners Series at Weill Recital Hall, and he will perform on a number of other prominent recital series, including New York City’s Merkin Concert Hall Tuesday Matinees and Chicago’s Dame Myra Hess Concert Series, as well as those at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and Pepperdine University Center for the Arts and through University of Wyoming’s Cultural Programs. 

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Hsu is the Richard A. Doran Fellow at the Curtis Institute of Music, having been accepted at the age of ten, and has studied with Gary Graffman and Eleanor Sokoloff for the past eight years. Hsu is also a recipient of a Williamson Foundation for Music Grant in 2015.  

 

Pre-Festival Events

Sunday, January 29, 2017
The Year of the Rooster Chinese New Year
4:00 pm
Swank Farm dinner/ The Year of the Rooster Chinese New Year
SOLD OUT

Festival Events

Tickets for the 11th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA range from $9.99 to $125 per person

Thursday, March 2
7:00 PM

Author & Ideas: Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit From the Goon Squad – Novelist as Journalist/Journalist as Novelist
Cultural Arts Center

Friday, March 3
7:30 PM

Concert: Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis, The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, March 4
4:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Bob Mankoff, Cartoon Editor for The New Yorker – I Only Read It for the Cartoons: An Insider’s History of the New Yorker
Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, March 4
7:30 PM

Opera for the 99 Percent: Puccini’s La Boheme, semi-staged with The Symphonia, Boca Raton, Master Chorale of South Florida & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor (in Italian with English supertitles)
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, March 5
7:00 PM

Concert: Indonesian jazz sensation Joey Alexander / Mexican classical pianist Daniela Liebman with The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor with music of Mendelssohn and Alexander
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Monday, March 6
7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Jon Meacham, Presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and contributing editor at Time - The Art of Leadership – Lessons from the American Presidency
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Tuesday, March 7
7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe, theoretical physicist and entertaining communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts, Beyond Einstein: Space, Time and Reality
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Friday, March 10
7:30 PM

Concert: Sarah Chang, pianist Daniel Hsu with The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G Minor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday , March 11
7:30 PM

The world premiere of the Blake Edwards’ 1964 hit comedy, THE PINK PANTHER with live orchestra

Sunday , March 12
7:00 PM

Concert: Sergio Mendes & Brasil 2017, the legendary musician in a South Florida exclusive performance
Mizner Park Amphitheater