February 25 - 28, 2021  
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Samantha Bennett, violin; Mia Laity, violin; Nathan Frantz, viola; Christopher Schnell, cello


Samantha Bennett, violin; Mia Laity, violin; Nathan Frantz, viola; Christopher Schnell, cello


Natalie Helm, cello; Ye Young Yoon, marimba

LEÓN De Color

Samantha Bennett, violin; Ye Young Yoon, marimba

I imagine that music is a meeting place at which all people can converse about their unique differences and common stories.

Jessie Montgomery

Sarasota Orchestra's next Classics concert program continues with the foundational work by Osvaldo Golijov. The cello-marimba duet Mariel is a poignant example of the mesmerizing, deeply moving compositions for which the Argentinian composer won the Grammy Award. The revised program, now featuring three living composers, has been retitled "Bridges" to celebrate music as a connector between people from diverse backgrounds. The program opens with two string quartets by African-American composer Jessie Montgomery, who is quickly gaining recognition as a uniquely brilliant voice in classical music today. Cuban-born composer Tania León rounds out the electrifying concert experience with De Color, a virtuosic exploration of what León calls "the color of sound, and the sound of color."


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 Literally gripping the arms of my seat, I was not the only one propelled on this rollercoaster of delightful music.  

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 Every section and soloist within the orchestra played their role with strength and beauty; every tree proud and tall. Tali served as an excellent guide leading the forces with assured confidence. The overall sound was lush and, yes, intense just where it needed to be.  

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 The Sarasota Orchestra was brimming with bubbling energy...  

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 A lifetime of musical moments, cinematic in scope, gave every section of the orchestra a leading role at one time or another. Chief among them was the virtuosic solo of concertmaster Daniel Jordan.  

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 It was a thrill ride resulting in an explosion of audience enthusiasm.  

Written byThe Observer

 Andrew Lane, the Orchestra’s Principal Pops Conductor, knows how to program a winning event and this concert had something for everyone. It also brought in a whole new audience that seemed dazzled by the performances.  

Written byThe Observer

 The Sarasota Orchestra played a program this past weekend filled with so much color, it was like visiting the Louvre.  

Written byHerald Tribune

 The performance... was exceptional, bringing new and stunning sonorities from a larger than usual Sarasota Orchestra under the dynamic leadership of Anu Tali.  

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