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Classical Café Series

All Classical Café performances take place in the intimate Stage West

2023 Subscription Tickets Now on Sale!

Four events, all beginning at 2:00pm 
Orchestra Seats $120 per person

$5.00 Handling Fee will apply to all phone, fax and mail orders

Members receive priority seating based on the level of membership
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Celebrating our 36th Anniversary Season

Stage West at the Duncan Theatre

Stage West Seating Chart


The Classical Café Series is sponsored, in part, through a generous gift by 
Hernime Drezner & Jan Winkler

 

The Ulysses Quartet

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 | 2 p.m.

The Ulysses Quartet has been praised for their “textural versatility,” “grave beauty” and “the kind of chemistry many quartets long for, but rarely achieve” (The Strad), as well as their “avid enthusiasm ... [with] chops to back up their passion” (San Diego Story),

 

 

“delivered with a blend of exuberance and polished artistry” (The Buffalo News). At Juilliard, they are the Lisa Arnhold Fellows, serving as the School’s Graduate Resident String Quartet.


 

Merz Trio

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 2 p.m.

Praised for their "fresh and surprising interpretations," the award-winning Merz Trio are known for their passionate playing and uniquely artistic programming style, interspersing classic trio works with interdisciplinary elements and their own arrangements.

 

 

The Trio have made a sweep of recent US chamber awards, taking top prizes at the 2021 Naumburg, 2019 Concert Artists Guild, 2019 Fischoff, and 2018 Chesapeake Competitions. Recent debut appearances include performances at NYC’s Merkin Hall, Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.


 

Telegraphic Quartet

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 | 2 p.m.

The Telegraph Quartet (Eric Chin and Joseph Maile, violins; Pei-Ling Lin, viola; Jeremiah Shaw, cello) formed in 2013 with an equal passion for the standard chamber music repertoire and contemporary, non-standard works alike.

 

 

Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “…an incredibly valuable addition to the cultural landscape” and “powerfully adept… with a combination of brilliance and subtlety,” the Telegraph Quartet was awarded the prestigious 2016 Walter W. Naumburg Chamber Music Award and the Grand Prize at the 2014 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.


Balourdet Quartet

Wednesday, March 15 2023 | 2 p.m.

The Balourdet Quartet, based in Boston, is currently in residence at the New England Conservatory’s Professional String Quartet Program.

 

 

The quartet received the Grand Prize at the 2021 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition as well as the top prize awarded in the 2021 Premio Paolo Borciani in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The group received the Gold Medal in the 2020 Fischoff National Chamber Competition, the Gold Medal and Audience Award at the 2021 Chamber Yellow Springs Competition, and the Second Prize in the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Chamber Competition.


 

Ticketing & Box Office Info

For all theatre related inquiries: theatreservices@palmbeachstate.edu 

Contact Information
Phone Fax Hours Mailing Address
561-868-3309 561-868-3317 Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. P.O. Box 6227, Lake Worth, FL 33466

 

Donations & Memberships

Annual membership helps support the Duncan Theatre. Members receive priority seating based on the level of membership. Become a Member Today!

All programs, artists, dates and times are subject to change. All series tickets are mailed in the Fall. Sales Tax, if applicable, is included in the ticket price.  All sales are final!

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The Duncan Theatre programs are funded in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, The Florida Council on Arts and Culture, The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County Commission, and the Tourist Development Council. The Duncan Theatre and Palm Beach State College gratefully acknowledge these partners and founders, as well as the generous contributions from our members and patrons for their support of our year-long series of events.

 

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