New World

Masterworks

Masterworks

New World

March 10

Thursday8:00pm | Neel PAC

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March 11

Friday8:00pm | Van Wezel

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March 12

Saturday8:00pm | Van Wezel

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March 13

Sunday2:30pm | Van Wezel

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This event qualifies for Flex Pass

Venue: Van Wezel / 777 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota
Neel PAC / 5840 26th St W, Bradenton
Duration: 2hrs / Includes Intermission
Cost: $35-$98

FEATURING

Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Simone Porter, violin
Simone Porter, violin

PROGRAM

Maestro Thomas Wilkins conducts a captivating program of music born in and inspired by America. The concert opens with James Beckel's symphonic showpiece Toccata for Orchestra. American violinist Simone Porter returns to Sarasota for her solo debut with Barber's passionate Concerto for Violin. The Concerto combines lyricism with virtuosic technical demands. The program concludes with Dvořák's love letter to America, his "New World" Symphony.


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Thank You to our Sponsors

Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation

Cynthia Guiles in loving memory of Jeremy Guiles

Robert and Beverly Bartner

Betty-Jean and David Bavar

Deborah Hirschey in loving memory of Lee Hirschey



Mr. Henry F. Anthony and Ms. Carol R. Geiger
Joan Lieberman
Faith and Bill Reynolds
Maxine and Elliott Schiffman
Jan Schmidt

Reviews

Written byHerald Tribune

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

Written byHerald Tribune

 The Sarasota Orchestra was brimming with bubbling energy...  

Written byHerald Tribune

 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.  

Written byHerald Tribune

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

Written byThe Observer

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

Written byThe Observer

 The Sarasota Orchestra returned to its strongest suit, the Masterworks Series, with a concert that allowed every facet of its jewel to sparkle.  

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