Salute to Arthur Fiedler

Great Escapes

Single tickets go on sale Tuesday September 3, 2019

October 16, 2019Wednesday | 5:30 pm | Holley Hall
October 17, 2019Thursday | 7:30 pm | Holley Hall
October 18, 2019Friday | 5:30 pm | Holley Hall
October 19, 2019Saturday | 8:00 pm | Holley Hall

Program

Thursday and Saturday full programs include more selections

NICOLAI    Overture to Merry Wives of Windsor

ALFORD    Colonel Bogey March

ANDERSON    Syncopated Clock

BEETHOVEN    Allegretto scherzando from Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

GLIÈRE    Allegro giocoso from Harp Concerto in E-flat Major, Op. 74

Katherine Siochi, harp

HANDY/HAYMAN    Saint Louis Blues March

ROTA/KUSIK/HOLCOMBE    Main Theme from The Godfather

SHERMAN/LOWDEN    A Disney Super Time from Mary Poppins

WILLSON/ANDERSON    Seventy-Six Trombones from The Music Man

Conductor Steven Jarvi kicks off the Great Escapes season with popular and humorous repertoire that pays homage to Arthur Fiedler, the iconic former conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra. This selection of light-hearted works celebrates the 125th anniversary of his birth in true Fiedler style.

About the Series

Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are shorter programs, about one hour, and without intermission

Great Escapes series blend Pops music with light classics and feature different conductors in casual, themed concerts of popular favorites.

The six concert series include Pops and light classics with commentary by the conductor. Two first-time conductors Alexandra Arrieche and Chung Park, join audience favorites Andrew Lane and Christopher Confessore.

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 There's no doubt, audiences are thrilled by the Sarasota Orchestra's new music director, Anu Tali. She's brought an intense energy from the orchestra in previous performances and we found this yet again in a downright thrill ride of an encounter...  

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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.  

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 Tali conveyed a clear vision for the dramatic outline of this symphony, carefully pacing the darker, searching character of the music with pastoral conversations among voices in the orchestra.  

Written byThe Observer

 If you haven’t seen Tali yet, this will be a great introduction to the skyrocketing conductor who’s quickly becoming a household name around the world. You’ll see why we feel we’re lucky to have her here.  

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