Vadym Kholodenko*

In their first tour in North America, this will be your chance to hear an orchestra with a glorious history, including close associations with Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt and Richard Strauss. Founded in 1491, the world renowned Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra is the oldest in Germany. Piano soloist, Vadym Kholodenko is the 2013 winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Leading the orchestra will be the 2013 Royal Philharmonic Music Awards “Conductor of the Year,” Maestro Kirill Karabits, who will bring his energizing presence to the podium.


Kirill Karabits, Conductor

BRAHMS                   Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

BEETHOVEN             Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

BRAHMS                   Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

* Soloist Change






Grand Season Sponsor:         Daytona Beach Symphony Guild

Season Sponsor:                     The Loretta and Michael Kahn Foundation

Concert Sponsors:            Rolf & Brigitte Gardey

Associate Sponsors:                   Weekley & Arganbright

Contributing Sponsor:      In Memory of Merrill Paige Phillips                                   

Hospitality Sponsors:             Carefree Catering, Total Wine & More

Pre-Concert Talk in the Auditorium at 6pm by Dr. Douglas Peterson 


Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra appears by arrangement of Columbia Artists

YAMAHA is the official piano of the Daytona Beach Symphony Society