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SARASOTA CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Classical Music in Sarasota.

Sarasota Orchestra Receives $65,000 Grant From Community Foundation Of Sarasota Count Photo Sarasota Orchestra Receives $65,000 Grant From Community Foundation Of Sarasota County
by A.A. Cristi - January 23, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra has received a $65,000 Strategic Partnership Grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, which comes from the Martha Leiter and Nancy Streetman Fund II....
Sarasota Orchestra Receives Grant From Impact100 SRQ Photo Sarasota Orchestra Receives Grant From Impact100 SRQ
by A.A. Cristi - January 05, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra has been awarded a $110,500 grant from Impact100 SRQ. This substantial award will help advance Sarasota Orchestra's mission to engage, educate and enrich the community through high-quality, live musical experiences by funding the purchase and repair of instruments specifically des...
Sarasota Orchestra January Concerts Stir Up New and Familiar Flavors for Every Musica Photo Sarasota Orchestra January Concerts Stir Up New and Familiar Flavors for Every Musical Taste
by A.A. Cristi - December 14, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra ushers in the New Year with a stimulating variety of programming that will excite the newcomer and seasoned concertgoer alike. A new concert format, “A Guided Tour,” presents a pared-down Masterworks experience with commentary from the conductor and soloists....
Sarasota Orchestra Young Artists Competition To Offer Expanded Opportunities To Young Photo Sarasota Orchestra Young Artists Competition To Offer Expanded Opportunities To Young Musicians
by A.A. Cristi - December 09, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra announced that it will update the format of its Edward and Ida Wilkof Young Artists Competition....
Sarasota Concert Association Announces FREE MUSIC MATINEES Photo Sarasota Concert Association Announces FREE MUSIC MATINEES
by A.A. Cristi - December 01, 2022

The Sarasota Concert Association announces its 2023 Music Matinees concert series. These four free noon-time concerts showcase exceptional regional musicians performing a variety of musical styles, including classical and folk music....
Sarasota Concert Association Presents The National Philharmonic Of Ukraine And Emerso Photo Sarasota Concert Association Presents The National Philharmonic Of Ukraine And Emerson String Quartet In January
by A.A. Cristi - December 01, 2022

The Sarasota Concert Association presents the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine on Wednesday, January 18 at the Venice Performing Arts Center, and the Emerson String Quartet on Monday, January 30 at the Riverview Performing Arts Center in Sarasota....
Sarasota Concert Association Presents The National Philharmonic Of Ukraine And The Em Photo Sarasota Concert Association Presents The National Philharmonic Of Ukraine And The Emerson String Quartet In January Concerts
by A.A. Cristi - November 30, 2022

The Sarasota Concert Association presents the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine on Wednesday, January 18 at the Venice Performing Arts Center, and the Emerson String Quartet on Monday, January 30 at the Riverview Performing Arts Center in Sarasota....
Sarasota Institute Of Lifetime Learning Announces Its 2023 GLOBAL ISSUES And MUSIC MO Photo Sarasota Institute Of Lifetime Learning Announces Its 2023 GLOBAL ISSUES And MUSIC MONDAYS Series
by A.A. Cristi - November 28, 2022

2023 marks the 52nd anniversary of Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning's (SILL) “Global Issues” series. This hard-hitting series, which runs January 10-March 31, features 25 internationally renowned experts discussing a vast range of domestic and global issues. ...
Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Receives Grant From The Cordelia Lee Beattie Founda Photo Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Receives Grant From The Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation For 2023 'Visions In Black' Initiative
by A.A. Cristi - November 22, 2022

Michéle Des Verney Redwine, the founder of the Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative (SBAC), announced that the nonprofit was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation. ...
Ring In The Holidays With Choral Artists Of Sarasota's PEACE O EARTH, December 11 Photo Ring In The Holidays With Choral Artists Of Sarasota's PEACE O EARTH, December 11
by A.A. Cristi - November 18, 2022

Choral Artists of Sarasota's 44th season, entitled “United in Song,” continues with “Peace on Earth,” Sunday, December 11, 7 p.m., at Church of the Redeemer, 222 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota. ...
Sarasota Orchestra December Programs Inspire Joy and Discovery for the Holiday Season Photo Sarasota Orchestra December Programs Inspire Joy and Discovery for the Holiday Season
by A.A. Cristi - November 16, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra brings joy to the season with favorites including its popular holiday-themed Great Escapes program. Lina González-Granados and Sarah Ioannides, already acclaimed conductors nationally and internationally, make their debuts on the Masterworks and Discoveries series, respectively, p...
Artist Series Concerts Of Sarasota Presents Classical, Classical With A Contemporary Photo Artist Series Concerts Of Sarasota Presents Classical, Classical With A Contemporary Twist, And Genre-Defying Acoustic Concerts In December
by A.A. Cristi - November 11, 2022

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota will present three concerts in December: Double Feature with violinists Blake Pouliot – performing the Southeastern premiere of Derrick Skye's “god of the gaps” – and Simone Porter on December 6 at the Sarasota Opera House; The 442s, a genre-defying St. Louis-based...
Sarasota Orchestra Announces Updates To MASTERWORKS 1: SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Lineup Photo Sarasota Orchestra Announces Updates To MASTERWORKS 1: SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - November 01, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra has announced a change of soloist to upcoming concert Masterworks 1: Symphonie Fantastique....
Perlman Music Program Suncoast Presents Acclaimed Violinist Randall Goosby At The Sar Photo Perlman Music Program Suncoast Presents Acclaimed Violinist Randall Goosby At The Sarasota Opera House This Winter
by A.A. Cristi - October 17, 2022

Regional audiences will have the rare opportunity to see this highly acclaimed performer, accompanied by pianist Zhu Wang, as part of The Perlman Music Program Suncoast's “An Evening with Randall Goosby,” Thursday, December 8....
Sarasota Orchestra's Free Parks Concerts Return For Third Season Photo Sarasota Orchestra's Free Parks Concerts Return For Third Season
by Blair Ingenthron - October 15, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra has announced it will resume its highly popular On the Road with SO: Parks and Partners series again for a third season, bringing free performances into the community. Taking place in a variety of venues in Sarasota and Manatee counties, the series showcases musicians of the Orche...
Media Alert: Sarasota Orchestra Presents Free Family Concert Photo Media Alert: Sarasota Orchestra Presents Free Family Concert
by A.A. Cristi - September 23, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra kicks off its free outreach events of the season with a special, full orchestra concert for families entitled The Animated Orchestra. ...
Lindsey Stirling Announces SNOW WALTZ CHRISTMAS TOUR; Tickets On Sale Friday, Septemb Photo Lindsey Stirling Announces SNOW WALTZ CHRISTMAS TOUR; Tickets On Sale Friday, September 16
by A.A. Cristi - September 12, 2022

Award-winning pop-violinist Lindsey Stirling has announced her new Snow Waltz tour of North America, in support of her newest album Snow Waltz, where she'll bring the holiday spirit from coast to coast. Beginning in Grand Prairie, TX on November 17th and culminating in a special show on December 23r...
Single Tickets Now on Sale for Sarasota Concert Association's 2022-23 Season Concerts Photo Single Tickets Now on Sale for Sarasota Concert Association's 2022-23 Season Concerts
by A.A. Cristi - September 06, 2022

The Sarasota Concert Association announced that single tickets are now on sale for all concerts being presented during the 2022-23 season. ...
Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces 20th Anniversary Season Featuring Michael R. Jacks Photo Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces 20th Anniversary Season Featuring Michael R. Jackson & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 06, 2022

Kicking off its 20th Anniversary Season, the Hermitage Artist Retreat has announced new community programs in October and November with acclaimed Hermitage Fellows in music, theater, visual art, dance, literature, and more....
Sarasota Concert Association Announces Three Concert Mini Series On Sale Today Photo Sarasota Concert Association Announces Three Concert Mini Series On Sale Today
by A.A. Cristi - August 01, 2022

The Sarasota Concert Association has announced the launch of its Mini-Series campaign, enabling subscribers the opportunity to create their own 3-concert series at a discount from the seven concerts being presented in the 2022-23 season.  ...
Sarasota Orchestra Approved For Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts Photo Sarasota Orchestra Approved For Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022

Sarasota Orchestra has been approved for a $15,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the 2022 Sarasota Music Festival. Grant funds will support the 2022 Sarasota Music Festival taking place from June 6-25. ...
Sarasota Music Festival Announces 2022 Highlights Photo Sarasota Music Festival Announces 2022 Highlights
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

Sarasota Music Festival announced its concert programs for the 2022 Festival season. The Festival will present a total of 14 programs featuring music from the Baroque period to the 21st century....
The Chicago Symphony with Riccardo Muti & More Announced for Sarasota Concert Associa Photo The Chicago Symphony with Riccardo Muti & More Announced for Sarasota Concert Association 2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 02, 2022

The Sarasota Concert Association today announced details of its 2023 concert season.  In keeping with its mission, Sarasota Concert Association brings world-renowned orchestras, chamber ensembles and recitalists to Sarasota. ...