Jeffrey Kahane, Music Director

FROM AMERICA TO ITALY

Festival Saturday

June 25, 2022

Saturday | 7:30 pm | Sarasota Opera House
Price Range $29 - $65
Duration 1hr 30min / Includes Intermission

The 2022 Sarasota Music Festival culminates with a program full of orchestral flair. The concert opens with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Walker’s tribute to his grandmother, a formerly enslaved person. Festival alumna and faculty violinist Francesca Anderegg, whose “virtuosic panache” has been hailed by The New York Times, performs Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2. The slow movement of the concerto gives rise to one of the composer’s most unforgettable and ravishingly beautiful melodies. The Festival concludes on a joyous note with Felix Mendelssohn’s beloved Symphony No. 4, a high-spirited tribute to Italy’s sunshine and warm breezes.

Program

JEFFREY KAHANE, CONDUCTOR | ANI KAVAFIAN, CONCERTMASTER

GEORGE WALKER
Lyric for Strings


  • Festival Orchestra

PROKOFIEV
Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor


MENDELSSOHN
Symphony No. 4 in A Major


  • Festival Orchestra
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Thank you to our Sponsors

Ernest Kretzmer in loving memory of Alisa Kretzmer
Title Sponsor of Sarasota Music Festival and Artistic Director, Jeffrey Kahane



Title Corporate Sponsor


Bette Hoffman in memory of Arn Hoffman
Presenting Sponsor


Marie Monsky in loving memory of J. Donald Monsky
Presenting Sponsor


Melliss Swenson in loving memory of Curtis Swenson
Presenting Sponsor


Barbara Blackburn
Co-producing Sponsor



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Each June, internationally recognized guest artists and musicians come together in Sarasota to study and perform chamber music. Your support of the Sarasota Music Festival is an investment in the future of classical music and the acclaimed talent that makes the Festival one of the finest classical music events in the nation.

All gifts made in the month of June 2022 in support of Sarasota Music Festival will be generously matched dollar-for-dollar!

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