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West Palm Beach, FL – The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is delighted to announce the 2024 – 2025 Classical Concert Series, (formerly Regional Arts), now in its 50th season and sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis.

Dreyfoos Hall will be filled with music by some of the great Classical & Romantic masters, as well as groundbreaking new works and commissions by today’s leading composers. Highlights of the season include the Kravis Center debut of London Symphony Orchestra; the first appearance in more than twenty years by Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, performances by two of America’s “Big Five” orchestras—Chicago and Cleveland—and appearances by GRAMMY® Award-winning artists like violinist Hilary Hahn and soprano Renée Fleming.

The 2024 – 2025 Classical Concert Series includes:
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Tuesday, November 19, 2024 at 7:30pm
Klaus Mäkelä, Music Director Designate
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63
Rachmaninov, Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27

For over 130 years, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra has been counted among the very best orchestras in the world – Gramaphone rates them number 1. The Concertgebouw will tour North America for the first time with their new Chief Conductor Designate, the fast-rising Finnish conductor, Klaus Mäkelä.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Friday, January 17, 2025 at 7:30pm
Riccardo Muti, Music Director
Bellini, Overture from Norma
Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D 759 “Unfinished”
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36″

Hailed as one of the greatest orchestras today, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will take the stage with renowned Music Director, Riccardo Muti. Experience their legendary repertoire in a program featuring Schubert’s mysterious and “unfinished” Eighth Symphony, and Tchaikovsky’s triumphant and fiery Fourth Symphony.

The Cleveland Orchestra
Monday, January 27, 2025 at 7:30pm
Kachun Wong, conductor
Sayaka Shoji, violin
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)

The Cleveland Orchestra is widely regarded as one of the top 5 orchestras on the planet. They return with the internationally acclaimed Singaporean conductor, Kahchun Wong and star Japanese violinist, Sayaka Shoji, who makes selective, highly anticipated US appearances.

Daniel Hope and Polish Chamber Orchestra of Sinfonia Varsovia
Monday, February 24, 2025 at 7:30pm
Daniel Hope, Music Director
Program: Journey to Mozart

After last season’s stunning ‘America’ program, master violinist, Daniel Hope, returns with his award-winning project, Journey to Mozart. As the last protégé of legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin, Daniel Hope will be joined by the ensemble with which Menuhin performed the most, the Polish Chamber Orchestra of Sinfonia Varsovia. Together they will explore the musical period from 1760-1810, before, after and around Mozart’s life—through his violin works, as well as his contemporaries like Gluck and Haydn.

An Evening with Itzhak Perlman and Rohan De Silva
Monday, March 10, 2025 at 7:30pm
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Rohan De Silva, piano

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music. He will be joined by longtime musical partner, Rohan De Silva, in a traditional program for violin and piano.

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Thursday, March 20, 2025 at 7:30pm
Lahav Shani, Music Director
Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is the leading orchestra in Israel and globally recognized as a world class symphonic ensemble. They’ll be led by their new Music Director, the brilliant Lahav Shani, who has established himself as one of the most talked about young conducting talents and is considered an inspiring successor to the legendary Zubin Mehta.

New World Symphony
Friday, April 18, 2025 at 7:30pm
Stéphane Denève, Music Director
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
Program to include: Shostakovich, Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107

Miami-based New World Symphony is known as America’s Orchestral Academy. French conductor, Stéphane Denève, was recently named Artistic Director and is the first successor to Michael Tilson Thomas. They will be joined by famed cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the 24-year-old who catapulted to stardom when he won the prestigious BBC Young Musician award and played at the Royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, December 15, 2024 at 2:00pm
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Ray Chen, violin
Program to include: Barber, Violin Concerto, Op. 14

Led by internationally renowned conductors and featuring sparkling repertoire, the Curtis Symphony Orchestra is an immersive experience with unique resonance. The ensemble will be joined by GRAMMY© Award winning conductor Teddy Abrams, and internationally acclaimed violinist, Ray Chen the winner of the Yehudi Menuhin and Queen Elizabeth Competitions.

Renée Fleming, soprano
Sunday, January 5, 2025 at 2:00pm
Program: Voices of Nature

Inspired by Renée’s 2023 GRAMMY® Award-winning album, Voice of Nature: The Anthropocene, this special performance spans the classical, romantic, and contemporary eras, with beloved songs and new commissions exploring nature as both inspiration and victim of humanity. The National Geographic Society is providing original video to reflect the musical selections.

London Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, March 1, 2025 at 2:00pm
Sir Antonio Pappano, Chief Conductor
Janine Jansen, violin
Walker, Sinfonia No. 5, “Visions”
Bernstein, Serenade, after Plato’s Symposium
Walton, Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major

The famed London Symphony Orchestra makes its anticipated Kravis Center debut. Under the direction of one of the world’s most sought-after conductors, Sir Antonio Pappano. Their program features the celebrated Dutch violinist, Janine Jansen, performing Leonard Bernstein’s only “violin concerto”, and British composer, Sir William Walton’s dark and sensual First Symphony.

National Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, March 23, 2025 at 2:00pm
Gianandrea Noseda, Music Director
Hilary Hahn, violin
Carlos Simon, Four Black American Dances
Korngold, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

Three-time GRAMMY® winner and Musical America’s 2023 “Artist of the Year”, Hilary Hahn, is known around the world for her expressive musicality and technical expertise.  She will join the Kennedy Center’s very own National Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Korngold’s glamorous, glittering Violin Concerto—an extraordinary fusion of Viennese romance and Old Hollywood. Then, they’ll also perform one of the best-known compositions in classical music, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, under the baton of renowned Music Director, Gianandrea Noseda.

The Kravis Center’s Classical Concert Series is sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis with support from WLRN.

Subscription renewals for the Kravis Center’s 2024 – 2025 Classical Concert Series begin on Monday, March 22. To renew your series subscription, please visit beginning at 10am on March 22. Subscriptions for the Evening series start at $255* and the Matinee series start at $165*. For more information, please visit

Free to Students
Students receive two free tickets for select Kravis Center Classical Concert Series performances. Tickets are available for pickup two hours prior to the performance at the Box Office Will Call Window upon presentation of current School/University ID. Limit two tickets per ID. Visit and use promo code SCHOOL25 or call the Box Office at 561.832.7469 Monday – Saturday between 12 – 5pm. Subject to availability.

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