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2016 Festival Begins








March 4 - March 16, 2016

2016 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

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


Jim and Marta Batmasian, Investments Ltd.
Boca Raton Magazine
Boca Raton Resort and Club
Gray Robinson
Wendy U. Larsen and Robert E. Long
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
Kaufman Lynn Construction, Inc.


Pamela Alexander, REMAX INTEGRA
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Cynthia Brown
Howard Guggenheim (Morgan Stanley)
Per Olaf and Asa Loof
E. M. Lynn Foundation
Publix Super Markets
Rosemurgy Properties
Weinberger Family Foundation



Bernard and Sylvie Godin
Lang Realty and Lang Management
Beatrice Mayer
Scott D. Owens, PA
Dr. Harold and Donna Richter
Andrew and Donna Robins
Mimi Sadler
Madelyn Savarick
Edith and Martin Stein
Vegso Family Foundation
Elaine Wold, Bay Branch Foundation


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


Fred and Barbara Berger
Evie Boyle
Marleen Brody
Rod and Carolyn Cunningham
Sophie Danforth
Daszkal Bolton LLC
Mary Donley
Andrea Dubroff
Furr and Cohen
Ron and Judy Gage
Rani Garfinkle
Robin and Tony Graziano
David and Karen Gury
Jim and Gayl Hackett
Norm and Anne Jacobson
Steven and Susan LeBrun
Samuel and Rhonnie Leder
Margot Levin-Schiff
Lucy and David Long
Mary Lynch
Peter and Vicky Martin
Cecile McCaull
Gerry Meistrell
George & Christina Nemeth
Carol and Dr. Neil Niren
Northern Trust
Charles and Ann Rutherford
Steve and Peggy Ruzika
Harvey and Phyllis Sandler Foundation
Art & Fran Siegel
Dennis & Sharon Smith
Hervey & Peter Stockman
Martha Van Allen
Derek and Lisa Vander Ploeg
Art & Francine Siegel
Robert Sweetapple
Gary and Karen Tapella
PT Anderson


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