SARASOTA CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Classical Music in Sarasota.

Choral Artists to Present Haydn's LORD NELSON'S MASS and Florida Premiere of ABRAHAM LINCOLN WALKS AT MIDNIGHT by Blair Ingenthron - February 11, 2024

Choral Artists presents two dramatic choral works that reflect the upheaval of their times, including the Florida premiere of 'Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight' on March 10. Learn more here!...

Sarasota Orchestra Celebrates 75 Years With Special Concert by A.A. Cristi - February 01, 2024

Sarasota Orchestra celebrates its 75th Anniversary season with a one-night-only program on February 15 entitled Celebrate 75. ...

Sarasota Orchestra Unveils February 2024 Concerts Featuring 75th Anniversary Celebration & More by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 16, 2024

Sarasota Orchestra's February concerts will feature a 75th anniversary celebration with pianist Garrick Ohlsson and a side-by-side concert with Sarasota Youth Orchestras....

Sarasota Orchestra Receives Grant From Gulf Coast Community Foundation by A.A. Cristi - January 08, 2024

Sarasota Orchestra receives $75,000 grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation for its 75th Anniversary season and education programs....

EnsembleNewSRQ's NIGHT AND DAY to Feature World Premiere of a Commissioned Work and More by Blair Ingenthron - January 06, 2024

ensembleNEWSRQ (enSRQ), the innovative chamber music ensemble, will continue its eighth season with “Night and Day,” a program featuring five works, including a world premiere of Scott Lee's “Karst,” a work written for artistic directors Samantha Bennett and George Nickson....

Sarasota Orchestra Rings in the New Year with Bright Stars in January 2024 Concerts by A.A. Cristi - December 15, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra launches a fresh calendar year with star-studded performances featuring pianist Sir Stephen Hough, marimba player Ji Su Jung, and an A-list cast of Broadway's best. ...

Sarasota Orchestra Offers Gift Of Music To Hometown Heroes by A.A. Cristi - December 13, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra celebrates essential workers with 'Hometown Heroes' initiative. Contact Audrey Dunne for more information....

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Ringling College Announces its Winter Semester: January 8- March 1 by A.A. Cristi - December 05, 2023

Registration is open for the 2024 winter semester at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Ringling College, which offers noncredit educational opportunities for adults to pursue new interests, expand intellectual horizons, and enrich their lives. ...

Sarasota Orchestra Receives Grant from Barancik Foundation, Bolstering Community Music Programs by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 03, 2023

Learn how the Sarasota Orchestra is set to enhance its community music programs, thanks to a generous grant from the Barancik Foundation. Find out more about the initiative and its impact on the local music scene....

Sarasota Orchestra Receives Grant From Community Foundation Of Sarasota County by A.A. Cristi - October 26, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra receives a $70,000 grant from Community Foundation of Sarasota County to support various programs, including the upcoming 2023-2024 Dinner Series with conductor David Alan Miller....

Artist Series Concerts Of Sarasota Presents CAESAR! And The First Family Of Violin, November 18 by A.A. Cristi - October 19, 2023

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents 'Caesar!' and the first family of violin - Alexander, Albert, and Marina Markov - on November 18. Also featuring The Chopin Project®, winners of the Artist Series Concerts 2023 Statewide Vocal Competition, and woodwind power couple Sang Yoon Kim and Christ...

Sarasota Orchestra Reveals 2023-2024 Harmony Gallery Exhibitions by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 13, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra has revealed the four exhibitions that will take place at the Orchestra's Harmony Gallery during the 2023-2024 season, including a special collaboration with Booker High School featuring works by students from the school's venerated Visual and Performing Arts program....

The Perlman Music Program Suncoast Announces 2023-2024 Season by Blair Ingenthron - September 23, 2023

The Perlman Music Program Suncoast has announced its dynamic 2023-2024 season, celebrating 20 years of the PMP Winter Residency. Season events include performances by PMP Alumni: Tobias Quartet on November 15 and Punchline Quartet on February 12. ...

Sarasota Orchestra Receives Grant From The Exchange For Young Person's Concerts by A.A. Cristi - September 22, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra has received a $35,000 grant from The Exchange in support of the 2023-2024 Young Person's Concerts (YPC). Sarasota Orchestra's YPC are experienced by nearly 9,000 students annually and have been presented since 1953. ...

Latvian Composer and Guitarist Matīss Čudars Wins the 2023 Hermitage Prize in Composition At Aspen Music Festival & School by A.A. Cristi - August 14, 2023

The Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Aspen Music Festival and School (Aspen, Colorado) announce that Matīss Čudars, a composition student at AMFS, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Hermitage Prize in Composition. Čudars is the tenth recipient of this annual award, which includes a resid...

Choral Artists Of Sarasota Announces 2023-2024 Season; Tickets On Sale September 1 by A.A. Cristi - August 10, 2023

Choral Artists of Sarasota's 45th season features six concerts in November, December, February, March, April and May. A season highlight includes the Florida premiere of “Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight” by Florence Price, an African-American composer whose works were lost during the middle of the...

Sarasota Music Festival Announces New Conductor and Soloist by A.A. Cristi - June 19, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra has announced a change of conductor and soloist for the closing concert of the 2023 Sarasota Music Festival this Saturday, June 24. Due to illness, Jeffrey Kahane will be replaced by conductor Nicholas McGegan and piano soloist Robert Levin, for the concert formerly titled “Kahane...

Sarasota Orchestra Receives NEA Grant To Support 2023 Sarasota Music Festival by A.A. Cristi - June 05, 2023

Sarasota Orchestra has been approved for a $15,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the 2023 Sarasota Music Festival. The three-week Festival runs from June 5 – 24 and features a schedule of 12 different concerts, as well as a wide range of mas...




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