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Festival 2017 Dates
March 3 - March 12, 2017

2016 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Schmidt Family Foundation
City of Boca Raton
Janice Middlebrook
Mizner Park, General Growth Properties


Jim & Marta Batmasian, Investments Ltd
Boca Raton Magazine
Boca Raton Resort and Club
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Discover the Palm Beaches
Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council
Gray Robinson, PA
Kaufman Lynn Construction, Inc.
Penn Florida Companies
Wendy U. Larsen & Robert E. Long


Pamela Alexander, Re/Max/Integra
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Cynthia Brown
Howard Guggenheim, Morgan Stanley
Per Olaf & Asa LooF
E.M. Lynn Foundation
Publix Supermarkets
Rosemurgy Properties
Weinberger Family Foundation



Day Pitney/Chapin Ballerano &
Bernard & Sylvie Godin
Lang Realty & Lang Management
Albert & Kit Maroone
Beatrice Mayer
Scott D. Owens, PA
Dr. Harold & Donna Richter Charitable Gift Fund
Andy & Donna Robins
Mimi Sadler
Madelyn Savarick
Bill & Sharon Shubin
Edith & Martin Stein
Elaine Wold, Bay Branch Foundation
Vegso Family Foundation


Akerman LLP
PT Anderson
Peter & Susan Brockway
Carlton Fields Jorden Burnt, PA
Coyne Family Foundation
Gables Residential
Paul & Ann Krouse
Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC
Dr. Susan Resneck Pierce
Jay & Linda Rosenkranz
Seth & Ellen Stein
Duane & Dalia Stiller
Sylvester Foundation
Judith Teller-Kaye & David Kaye
The  Edward Toomey Family
The Toppel Family Foundation
John & Susan Whelchel
Lars & Karin Wisen


Avison Young
Fred & Barbara Berger
Evy Boyle
Marleen Brody
Rod & Carolyn Cunningham
Daszkal Bolton LLC
Mary Donley
Andrea Dubroff
Furr & Cohen
Rani Garfinkle
David Gury
Anthony & Robin Graziano
Jim & Gayl Hackett
Arlene Herson
Larry & Sue Hobbs
Anne & Norman Jacobson
Samuel & Rhonnie Leder
Margot Levin-Schiff
David & Lucy Long
Mary Lynch
Peter & Vicky Martin
Gerry Meistrell
George & Christina Nemeth
Carol & Dr. Neil Niren
Northern Trust
Charles & Ann Rutherford
Harvey & Phyllis Sandler Foundation
Jerry & Joanne Scheller
Art & Francine Siegel
Dennis & Sharon Smith
Dyson & Peter Stockman
Diane & Jim Sullivan
Robert Sweetapple
Gary & Karen Tapella
Al & Eileen Travasos
Derek & Lisa Vander Ploeg


Martha Van Allen


Ron & Judy Gage
Cecile McCaull
Steve & Peggy Ruzika


Sophie Danforth
Stephen & Susan LeBrun


Friday, March 4th- 7:30 PM
Film with Live Orchestra: Raiders of the Lost Ark (Florida Premiere)
Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra from the University of Miami Frost School of Music &, - Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday, March 5th - 7:30 PM
Performance: Mozart's Magic Flute
Semi-staged performance in English with The Symphonia, Boca Raton & Constantine Kitsopoulos, Conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Sunday, March 6th - 4:00 PM
Authors & Ideas: Irwin Stovroff
Vets Helping Heroes
Topic: An Extraordinary Life, Gone to the Dogs
Cultural Arts Center

Sunday, March 6th - 7:00 PM
Concert: Jazz Trumpet Legend Herb Alpert and Grammy Award Winning Singer Lani Hall
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Monday, March 7th - 7:00 PM
Authors & Ideas: Journalist & Author Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post Columnist and CNN Host
Topic: Global Trends & Hot Spots: The Next Security Crisis
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Tuesday, March 8th, 7:00 PM
Authors & Ideas: Dr. Robert Sapolsky, Author & Neurobiologist, MacArthur Fellowship Genius
Topic: The Biology of Good and Evil
Cultural Arts Center

Wednesday, March 9th - 7:00 PM
Authors & Ideas: Laila Lalami, Pulitzer Prize finalist for The Moor’s Account
Cultural Arts Center

Friday, March 11th - 7:30 PM
Concert: Joey Alexander Trio with The Symphonia & Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Saturday , March 12th - 4:00 PM
Authors & Ideas: Dr. Jay Winter
Author, Professor of History and Renowned expert on World War I and II, The Enduring Legacy of World War I and its Impact on the 21st Century
Cultural Arts Center

Saturday , March 12th - 7:30 PM
Performance: Cirque de la Symphonie
The Symphonia with Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Mizner Park Amphitheater

Wednesday, March 16th - 7:00 PM
Concert: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Joshua Bell - Violin Superstar and Conductor with the Lynn Philharmonia Orchestra
Narrator: Jan McArt
Mizner Park Amphitheater