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A8 Palm Beach Daily News, Thursday, April 4, 1985 Symphony String Contest Has 18 Talented Performers .1. NN Natural Jewelry Shown Helga Wagner, internationally known jewelry designer, will personally present her collection of natural jewelry at Bonwit Teller today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the jewelry department on the first floor. Among those who own jewelry by the Austrian native are Princess Margaret, Princess Diana, Pat Kennedy Lawford, Jean Kennedy Smith, Jacqueline Onassis, Joan Collins, Princess Christina and Queen Sirikit of Thailand.

School and a finalist in the Dealy Competiton; Pearce Meisenbach, another cellist who was a finalist in the Dealy Competiton, who has performed in Europe; Janna Lower, second prize winner in the Augusta Symphony String Com- petition, with some performance experience; Christopher Pul-1 bram, violinist, of Michigan, with a university competition to his credit; Sara Sant'Anbrogio, eel-1 list, who won second prize in the Mae Whiteker International Competition for Strings, and a former student at Curtis and, Juilliard. Maurice Sklar, violinist, a for- mer student at Curtis, Juilliard i and Aspen, has some perfor-! mance credits; Mark Tanner eel- list, a graduate of Yale, he has also done well in a number of competitions. Of these contestants, six will go to round three at the NortonThe three finalists will perform "at 8 p.m. Sunday night at the Playhouse. Tickets are (15 and $25.

Judges for the competition are violinist Ruggiero Ricci, David Gray, musical director of the Greater Palm Beach Symphony; Thomas Moore, concert master of the symphony; Eric Gruen- berg, former concert master of the London Symphony Orchestra, and Albert Pratz of Canada. that the musicians who later prove to have original and creative musical ideas do badly in competitions. The professional world is littered with prize winners who have not been able to develop the additional abilities needed for careers audience appeal, professionalism, memory, ability to stand stress, and ambition while many of our greatest artists either never entered competitions, or lost them. With these thoughts in mind, the weekend's musical display will be exciting. Those taking part include Michaela Paetsch, violin, first prize winner in the G.B.

Dealy Competition in Dallas; Kerry McDermott, violin, a finalist in the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow; Ta-deusz Biskupski of Poland, cellist, who has also placed in European competitions; Cathy Cho, a 15 year old who has some performing experience; Paul Coletti, vio-list, Juilliard and the Menuhin Academy in Great Britain; Iwao Furusawa and Masayuki Kino, violinists of Japan, also both winners in various competitions; Patricia Celentano, cellist who is a member of the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra and the Anapolis Symphony. Also, Edward Lawrence, vio-list, a student at the Eastman By JULIETTE deMARCELLUS Daily Ntwi Music Critic The Greater Palm Beach Symphony today will begin a string competition with 18 talented young string players arriving this week to vie for $16,500 in prize money. They will remain through Sunday, when the winners will be heard at the Royal Poinciana Playhouse. The young men and women first will be heard today at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

at Rosarian Academy. This round is hosted by Pratt and Whitney and is free of charge. The second round will be held at 8 p.m. tonight at the Flagler Museum. Tickets are $5.

Round three will be held Friday at the Norton Gallery at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. A word of caution to those intending to enjoy this fine show of talent and training: Competitions are a fine thing in that they relate an arena in which there is a great display of talent. This is fun for an audience and gives young musicians an opportunity to be heard.

However, the competition does not actually give much, if any, indication of those performers who are most likely to have successful careers, or who will develop a high degree of artistic maturity. Competitions, by their nature, are bound to be judged largely on academic standards. It is impossible for judges, however sincere, to know those whose artistry is the result of the influence of teachers with whom they still study, and those who are deeply individual. In fact, it is often been the case i $--, Jwa REGIONAL ARTS PRTO 1 A 1 t4 YX with the violin sound 1 1 ADVERTISE IN THE SHINY SHEET Phone Today 837-4766 ATLANTA Music "At Eight" "At Two" 198586 lanuary 7 Tuesday ALEXANDER TORADZE, pianist An arresting, creative, challenging musician and poet. lanuary 10 Friday ITZHAK PERLMAN, violinist His art is total November 19 Tuesday NATHAN MILSTEIN.

violinist His recitals show a master's wav November 26 Tuesday SOLISTI NEW YORK CHAMBER ENSEMBLE RANSOM WILSON.flute PETER WILEY, cello December 18 Wednesday BEAUX ARTS TRIO Celebrating 30 years of enduring lanuary 13 Monday ITZHAK PERLMAN, violinist The Prince of today's violinists lanuary 29 Wednesday Dance Artist Series Florida Atlantic University's 1985-86 Performing Arts Dance Artist Series, sponsored by the College of Humanities, will feature three dance companies, The Ohio Ballet, the North Carolina AN U. I A Pmlm Baoca Trmditkm Sine 1941 Easter Dinner Complete Entrees Roast Lamb Baked Ham Prima Rib 16.95 9.95 (Child) "WHERE YOU ALWAYS MEET WORLD'S BEST HAMBURGERS AND DESSERTS Since 1 945 WEEKEND I i it Lfirureservations '-s. suggested a Tickets Go On Sale Dance Theatre and the Momentum Dance Company. Performance dates for" the Ohio Ballet will be Dec. 5 and 6, the North Carolina Dance-Theatre, Jan.

15 and 16, 1986, and the Momentum Dance Company, March 6 and 7, 1986. All performances will be held in the FAU Theatre at 8 p.m. Orders forms for season subscriptions can be obtained at the FAU Theater Box Office, 393-3808. Patron subscriptions at $70 for three tickets, one to each series event, help to defray the cost of the series and to ensure its continuation. Contributions over the actual cost of the tickets are tax deductible.

Patrons are invited to opening night parties and their names are printed in the pro- gram. Regular season subscriptions are $45 for three tickets, oner to each series event. Children under 12 are admitted at half price. To order by mail, send check -payable to Florida Atlantic Uni- versity with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to FAU Theatre Box Office, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Fla. 33431.

Tickets will be mailed beginning in May. Mail order requests will be filled for returning patrons, new patrons, then subscribers, in that order. SOMEONE YOU KNOW" SPECIAL lanuary 30 Thursday SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA LOUIS LANE, conducting with Guest Artists February 13 Thursday CLEVELAND STRING QUARTET Second to none; their playing does not come better. 1 US February 28 Friday ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ROBERT SHAW, conductor ZAGREB PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA with Guest Pianist PAVLE DESPALJ, conducting WALTER DESPALJ, cellist March 13 Thursday MONTREAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA February 2 Sunday POLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA DANIEL HEIFITZ, violinist One of the world's great chamber ensembles CHARLES DUTOIT, conducting ISAAC STERN, violinist 0-' iVf zf1 CLEVELAND STRING QUARTET Become a Subscriber to Regional Arts MUSIC to guarantee that you'll be a part of it and experience terrific concerts. As a subscriber you also: Have priority seating assignment Receive newsletters and seasonal calendars Receive advance notice of special concerts Have renewal privileges for the following season Support Young Folk's Development events ALL PERFORMANCES AT THE WEST PALM BEACH AUDITORIUM STEVEN DE GROOTE, Pianist February 27 Thursday LEONTYNE PRICE, soprano Her voice is one of the precious possessions of our time.

March 8 Saturday ALICIA DE LARROCHA, pianist One of this century's titans of the keyboard March 12 Wednesday "These programs sponsored by Regional Arts and the State of Florida through the Fine Arts Council of Florida. Department of State, with the assistance of the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency This program prohibits d'scnmination on grounds of race, color, national origin, sex. handicap or age in accordance with Federal law Further, this is A Tourist Development Tax Project accomplished with the support of th Palm Beach County Council of the Arts. Inc the Paim Beach County Tourist Development Council, end the Board of County Commissioners of Patm Beach County tv 1 MONTREAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHARLES DUTOIT, conducting ISAAC STERN, violinist STAGf Music "At TOTAL PRICE Section Music "At Eight" Series TOTAL PRICE All Ten Concerts Sections XX 7. TT, SS $200.00 Sections I.4.XXAA 150.00 SectionsX PO.

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