The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 31
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 31

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, Nov. 10,1968 C7 Puccini, Bach Well-Represented In Palm Beaches moor." Monthly musical performances, a gala concert in November, and the production of one minor opera a year to feature performers of less renown are also planned. The Civic Music Association presents five concerts a year in the auditorium. A nation-wide non-profit organization designed to bring classical artists to smaller cities, the association has more than 2,400 members in Palm Beach County. Mrs. Isabelle Chatfield formed the Opera Comique which last year produced "The Princess and the Pea." At the moment her company is rehearsing "La Boheme" for production this season. The Palm Beach Symphonette, a small chamber group, plans a series of three concerts, a "pop" concert, and two Young People's Concerts, this year according to conductor, Ed Palmer. Other local groups working to provide Palm Beachers with the best in music are the Palm Beach Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc., directed by Lou Tenerelli, and the Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches. Musical programs are also presented at the Norton Art Gallery and the Society of the Four Arts. IMP11 r.PH J y I I I IH "''! ' i' 1 S ! . 1 J I I SI -' 1 i ii HI 'f H HI? Nilll lS' i 1 .,,.,-;.;; ;-.,;. I I T 1 '. i t E It i ' V I? V f 1 I Ml r I !rl. I t I f f By PHYLLIS McIN TYRE The curtain opens ... and the fantastic world of operas and orchestras emerges. The audience is swept out of mundane offices and grocery stores to the splendor of ancient Egypt, piquant Parisian artists' ghettos, the drama and passion of Spain and her gypsies, or music simply, Beethoven's symphonies resounding gloriously with Mozart's gentler odes. j Music in the Palm Beaches offers exciting jariety. The delicate music room in the Flagler Museum has been the scene of many concerts. While flenry Flagler was alive he held afternoon performances t here for a group of select friends. ; To supply the Palm Beaches with an Influx of fresh talent, Mrs. Flagler Matthews wanted to continue the concerts for the benefit of the public. She appointed a committee in New York to hold auditions for promising young artists, and the response has been more than enthusiastic. " The New York Philharmonic, under the direction of Leonard Bernstein, will perform in the West Palm Beach Auditorium this season as a special favor to Mrs. Flagler Matthews. Henry Flagler was a patron of the New York Symphony and Mrs. Matthews was raised in an atmosphere of patronage to great music. . The West Palm Beach Auditorium also has lloen the setting for many brilliant productions. The Civic Opera, Inc., of West Palm Beach, last foar sponsored Licia Albanese of the Metropolitan Opera in "LaTraviata." : This year they will present Roberta Peters and Giuseppe Campora in the auditorium in a production of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammer- Ik " mm :rT-r PALM BEACH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Ballet Star In Theater CENTRAL CITY, Colo (WNS) You don't have to join the Navy to see the world Exotic Finnish actress Talna Elg says a girl can travel fur ther in show business. Tatna (It rhymes with Di. nan) Is currently In Central uty, loio., Dlavlne Don Am eche's mistress In the national for the jiww" - la the Martha Boutique. The touring version of "There's a Girl in My Soup," and she has cause for her opinion. She got the part while sitting in Granada, Spain. "I was vacationing, on my way to Rome to make a film," she explains, "when I got this phone call from New York asking me if I'd like to do the role, which meant I could spend a year seeing America. I said yes, Immediately. It's so nice to be on tour here." That's a compliment to the U.S.A., for Taina has been around the world four times and has thoroughly explored Europe, North America, South America and Africa. Trained as a ballet dancer, she pirouetted her way from the National Opera in her native Helsinki to the English Royal Ballet and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo before an American jTaS-" - ""St Now ovenpr the muiip Sea movie studio snapped her up for films. For six years after that, she headquartered in IK t 7 Hollywood, where she decided acting was less strenuous than dancing. "A dancer can work only in musicals," she explains, "and there was nothing musical going on in Hollywood. When you're under contract, you're not permitted even to do TV. So I asked to be released and ever since, I've done all sorts of parts." This tall slender brunette admits that if you have a slight Finnish accent, a girl Is limited to parts that call for "European" women. In "Soup" for Instance, she's supposed to be English. "Nobody's questioned the accent," she says with a smile. "Sometimes I'm not sure how I sound I speak English, Finnish, Swedish, Frejnch and Italian. That's one advantage to traveling. You become a linguist." TliK Vn.i.Af ikk 11 holiday collection is ready to so wherever The Villager Collkctok does, It's waiting right now at Dtt fi WOO, Ctt. 32' WH Ave. K be Palm Beach f , J Nt ' 9 If V PALM BEACH ft: V " mm RleW: neckline w banana ,p!swnv. RE-OPENING TOMORROW MONDAY NOVEMBER 11TH House here is a scries of charming boutiques with a comprehensive selection of the many famous and exclusive collections that S.K.A. gathers from all over the world. And here, too, as in all Saks Fifth Avenue stores throughout the country, you will find the high standard of service and meticulous attention to detail that make shopping a pleasant experience. Open Monday through Saturday, 9:.'!0 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. . 300 Worth Avenue, Palm Beach

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