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Dale A. McNulty Children’s Concert Series:

The Adventures of Peter and the Wolf

Join us, the Palm Beach Symphony and Maestro Gerard Schwarz, as we embark on a newly imagined version of Sergei Prokofiev’s musical masterpiece, Peter and the Wolf.  Peter, his grandfather, the bird, the duck, the cat, and of course the wolf, all play instruments and unite, despite their differences, to create a unique orchestra for their community.  Beyond the pond and the meadow, under the twinkling lights of the town’s great wishing tree, the animals and characters come together for a magical performance of Prokofiev’s triumphal march, delighting the crowd and surprising each other with new and lasting friendships.


Family Concert

Sun., Oct. 16 | 3:00 pm
Eissey Campus Theater

11051 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33401

‍$10 Students/Educators - $20/Adults

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(561) 281-0145 – slehman@palmbeachsymphony.org

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Dreyfoos Hall at the Kravis Center

Jon Secada, Narrator

BIOGRAPHY

With a career spanning over two decades, three Grammy Awards, 20 million albums sold, and starring roles on Broadway, the acclaimed, romantic sounds of Jon Secada, have resulted in numerous hits in English and Spanish, establishing him as one of the first bilingual artists to have international crossover success. Adored by millions around the world, he is recognized as an international superstar by both fans and peers alike for his soulful and melodic voice.

In 2017 Secada returned to the stages, bringing to life a heartfelt tribute to Beny Moré, one of Cuba’s most beloved icons. Produced by Julio Bagué with the support of Peer Music and in the company of The Charlie Sepulveda Big band ”…To Beny Moré With Love” finds the Cuban-American artist re-recording ten of Moré’s timeless classics, arranged by none other than Ray Santos. The biggest challenge with the project was to make sure they did it by the original  arrangements and vocals since they wanted to preserve as much as possible the integrity of the music.

Acknowledged as Humanitarian of the year in 2016 by The Muhammad Ali Foundation, Secada’s career skyrocketed in 1991, with the release of his self-titled debut album Jon Secada (SBK/EMI), which sold over six million copies worldwide, was certified triple platinum in the U.S., and reached No.15 on Billboard’s Pop album chart. The Spanish-language version of the album, Otro Dia Mas Sin Verte (EMI-Latin), went on to become the Number One Latin album of 1992 and earned Jon his first Grammy Award, for “Best Latin Pop Album.” Three more top 20 Billboard hits would eventually come from that album including “Angel,” “I’m Free,” and “Do You Believe In Us.” The unprecedented success for Secada continued in 1994 with the platinum selling release of his second album Heart, Soul and Voice (EMI), which garnered another top 10 hit, “If You Go”, and followed with his third album, Amor, earning him his second Grammy Award for “Best Latin Pop Performance.”

Beyond his own hits, Secada is widely recognized for his impeccable producing and songwriting skills. One of his first major breaks came from collaborating with Gloria Estefan in the late 1980s, which led to him co-writing her #1 hit single, “Coming Out of the Dark.” Since then, Secada has gone on to pen countless popular songs for superstars such as Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin. Still friends to this day, Estefan shares the world’s passion for Secada’s talent, remarking, “I’ve been a big fan of Jon’s since I first heard his beautiful voice! He’s one of those special singers that makes my hair stand on end!” Ricky Martin for whom Jon wrote the #1 hit, “She’s All I Ever Had,” raved, “In addition to being a great human being, Jon has an innate talent for writing beautiful songs. All of us artists who have worked with him sincerely admire him.”

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