Behind the Music
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Be Inspired! If you have a passion for music and would like access to exclusive Orchestra experiences... then the Sarasota Orchestra Friends is for you.


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Behind the Music is the Sarasota Orchestra Friends digital newsletter. Features include:
  • Human interest stories about the Sarasota Orchestra
  • Interviews and profiles of conductors, musicians and soloists
  • Entertaining and informative video clips
  • Progress updates on the new Sarasota Orchestra Music Center
  • Other newsworthy music-related items
Click on a date to read an issue of Behind the Music:


Box Office: 941-953-3434
Administration: 941-953-4252


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
And at the concert venue one hour prior to showtime.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.


Sarasota Orchestra is committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to everyone in our community.

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All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

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Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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