Symphony of The Americas presents a special Mother’s Day Symphony Serenades celebration with a performance of Franz Schubert’s “Octet,” at 6:00 p.m., featuring South Florida’s leading musical performers in the intimate setting of the Mary Porter Ballroom at Broward Center for Performing Arts.
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with a reception offering complimentary bubbles, cheese selections, and a chocolate fondue bar. A full cash bar will also be offered. To make the occasion even more memorable, Symphony of the Americas has arranged to have a photo taken with your loved one, which will be emailed after the event.
The Octet in F major, D. 803 comprises six movements and was composed by Franz Schubert in March 1824. It was commissioned by the renowned clarinetist Ferdinand Troyer and came from the same period as two of Schubert’s other major chamber works, the ‘Rosamunde’ and ‘Death and the Maiden‘ string quartets.
Performing: Concertmaster Scott Flavin (Violin I), Michelle Skinner (Violin II), Chauncey Patterson (Viola), Aaron Merritt (Cello), Juan Carlos Peña (Double Bass), Margaret Donaghue (Clarinet), Gabriel Beavers (Bassoon), and Hector Rodriguez (French Horn).
Purchase tickets at https://sota.org
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