Jeffrey Swann – Beyer Artist-in-Residence

Monday, March 12 through Friday, March 23
The Society of the Four Arts

Pianist Jeffrey Swann enjoys an international performing career that has taken him throughout the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia. He won first prize in the Dino Ciani Competition sponsored by La Scala in Milan, a gold medal at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, and many other top international honors. In addition to presenting lectures and recitals worldwide, Swann has performed with the symphonies across the U.S. and in Europe including the Prague Philharmonic, Radio France de Montpellier, and the London Philharmonia. A native of Northern Arizona, Jeffrey Swann graduated from The Juilliard School with a B.M., M.M., and D.M.A. Since 2012, he has been the Artistic Director of the Scuola Normale Superiore Concert Series in Pisa.

March 12 from 10 to 11 a.m. The Wandering Artist

Artists have been seen as nomads and observers and interpreters of the world, yet somehow outside of it. Learn how that history defines the artist’s role in society, as well as the significance of their artwork. 

March 14 from 10 to 11 a.m. The American Dream 

Artists of every discipline have been attracted to America. Learn how they changed America, but also how the artists were transformed by their American experience. 

March 16 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The Fascination with the Exotic  

Enjoy the music of Mozart, Chopin, Liszt, Busoni, and others, and learn how both the audience and composers were attracted and fascinated by foreign and exotic cultures. 

March 19 from 10 to 11 a.m. Life on the Road 

Learn how the nomadic and unsettled lifestyle of artists in general, and musicians in particular, has profoundly influenced their lives and their creativity. 

March 21 from 10 to 11 a.m. Wagner and Bach 

In celebration of Bach’s birthday, learn more about Bach’s influence on Wagner, especially in the development of Wagner’s use of polyphony. 

Nostalgia and Identity : March 23 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. 

Enjoy music by Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin, and others, and learn how composers have developed their styles as a reflection of their emotional ties with a lost homeland. 

Reservations Required

Due to limited space, reservations are required for every program. Four Arts members must make reservations to programs, even if they are admitted at no charge. 

Please note, no refunds for lectures are permitted. Exchanges or transfers for a lecture of equal value within a season are permitted on a case-by-case basis.

Schedule & Tickets

Tickets: $150 for six lectures or $30 per lecture · Call 561-655-7226

Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 10:00am · tickets · add to calendar 2018-03-12 10:00:00 2018-03-12 13:00:00 America/New_York Jeffrey Swann – Beyer Artist-in-Residence https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/949661/jeffrey-swann-beyer-artist-in-residence The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL, 33480
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 @ 10:00am · tickets · add to calendar 2018-03-14 10:00:00 2018-03-14 13:00:00 America/New_York Jeffrey Swann – Beyer Artist-in-Residence https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/949661/jeffrey-swann-beyer-artist-in-residence The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL, 33480
Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 1:00pm · tickets · add to calendar 2018-03-16 13:00:00 2018-03-16 16:00:00 America/New_York Jeffrey Swann – Beyer Artist-in-Residence https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/949661/jeffrey-swann-beyer-artist-in-residence The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL, 33480
Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 10:00am · tickets · add to calendar 2018-03-19 10:00:00 2018-03-19 13:00:00 America/New_York Jeffrey Swann – Beyer Artist-in-Residence https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/949661/jeffrey-swann-beyer-artist-in-residence The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL, 33480
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 10:00am · tickets · add to calendar 2018-03-21 10:00:00 2018-03-21 13:00:00 America/New_York Jeffrey Swann – Beyer Artist-in-Residence https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/949661/jeffrey-swann-beyer-artist-in-residence The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL, 33480
Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 1:00pm · tickets · add to calendar 2018-03-23 13:00:00 2018-03-23 16:00:00 America/New_York Jeffrey Swann – Beyer Artist-in-Residence https://events.palmbeachculture.com/event/949661/jeffrey-swann-beyer-artist-in-residence The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL, 33480

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