February 23 - March 4, 2018
Constantine Kitsopoulos, Music Director

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Chad Hoopes

Concert: Chad Hoopes, Violin; Nikolay Khozyainov, piano The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor

Saturday: 8:00 PM – March 3, 2018, Mizner Park Amphitheater

Program
Tchaikovsky – Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Chad Hoopes, violin

Intermission

Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 30
Nikolay Khozyainov, piano

Acclaimed by critics worldwide for his exceptional talent and magnificent tone, American violinist Chad Hoopes has been appearing with numerous ensembles throughout the world since he won the first prize at the Young Artists Division of the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition.

Highlights of the current season are performances with Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Queensland Symphony Orchestra as well as recitals at Ravinia Festival and Lincoln Center. In March 2017, Chad received the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.

Recent engagements include his debuts with Orchestre de Paris, Philadelphia Orchestra at Bravo Vail, National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap and Konzerthausorchester Berlin.

In 2016 he made his London debut at Royal Festival Hall with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and conductor Kristjan Järvi performing Michael Daugherty’s violin concerto „Fire and Blood“. He also became Munich Symphony Orchestra’s first Artist in Residence, a position created specifically for him. Chad Hoopes has performed with leading orchestras such as the San Francisco, Pittsburgh  and  Houston  Symphony  and  he  can  look  back  on highlights such as invitations to the Louvre in Paris, Rheingau Musik Festival and Moritzburg Festival and his debut with Orchestre National de Bordeaux- Aquitaine. In 2014, Chad Hoopes became a member of the prestigious CMS Two Program of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

His debut recording with the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra under Kristjan Järvi was released in 2014 on the French label Naïve and enthusiastically received by both press and public.

Chad Hoopes attended the Cleveland Institute of Music under David Cerone and Joel Smirnoff, and the Kronberg Academy under the tutelage of Ana Chumachenco.

He plays the 1991 Samuel Zygmuntowicz; ex Isaac Stern violin.

Chad Hoopes is represented worldwide by Tanja Dorn at Dorn Music.

Chad Hoopes

Photo Credit Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

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2018 SCHEDULE

Thursday, February 22nd
- 7:30 PM

Documentary film screening: ITZHAK, Alison Chernick’s documentary examines the life and music of Itzhak Perlman, widely considered one of the world’s greatest living violinists.
Cultural Arts Center

Friday, February 23rd
- 7:30 PM

Concert: Kathleen Battle, soprano, Lynn Philharmonia, Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, February 24th
- 8:00 PM

Concert: Itzhak Perlman - In the Fiddler's House
A Klezmer Celebration
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, February 25th
- 4:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Hannah Tinti, Bestselling author of “The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley” and “The Good Thief,”  and founder and editor of One Story magazine - Cabinets of Wonder
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, February 25th
- 7:00 PM

Concert - Grupo Compay Segundo, Iconic band from Havana
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Monday, February 26th
- 7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Richard Haass, Author & President, Council on Foreign Relations - A World In Disarray: Causes, Consequences, Choices
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Wednesday, February 28th
- 7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: Peter Diamandis, Bestselling author and Founder of the X Prize Foundation - Transforming Scarcity to Abundance
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Thursday, March 1st
- 7:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: T Bone Burnett, Award-winning songwriter, producer & performer - On the Road with T Bone Burnett: Stories, Music & Movies
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Friday, March 2nd
- 7:30 PM

Concert: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends "New Worlds"
An evening of music, poetry and prose
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, March 3rd
- 4:00 PM

Authors & Ideas: James Marshall, documentary film producer - The American Dream Project
Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, March 3rd
- 8:00 PM

Concert: "Russian Fantasy" Chad Hoopes, violin; Nikolay Khozyainov, piano
The Symphonia & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor

Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, March 4th
- 6:00 PM

Film with Orchestra: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
The Symphonia & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater