March 2 - 12, 2017

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The Henry Mancini Institute at the Frost School of Music

Movie: The Pink Panther with Live Orchestra
Saturday: 7:30 PM – March 11, 2017, Mizner Park Amphitheater
Ticket prices range from $15 to $100 per person

Under new leadership from Dean Shelly Berg, with an eye toward providing ‘real-world’ experiences, the Henry Mancini Institute at the Frost School of Music assembles the very best classical and jazz student musicians from around the world and trains them to play a full range of musical genres– from traditional and contemporary classical styles, to pop, jazz, rock, hip-hop, Afro-Cuban, Latin, Asian, and other world music.  Recent Henry Mancini Institute events have featured such marquee guest artists as violinist Mark O’Connor, rock musicians Bruce Hornsby and Steve Miller, bluegrass star Ricky Skaggs, film composers Dave Grusin and Jorge Calandrelli, vocalists Patti Austin, Jon Secada, Monica Manicini, and instrumental greats Arturo Sandoval, John Clayton, Gary Burton, Dave Koz and Nestor Torres.

The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra will perform on Saturday, March 11th at 7:30 for the The Pink Panther movie.

Website: http://www.miami.edu/frost/index.php/henry_mancini_institute/about_us/

 

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