Salute to Arthur Fiedler

Great Escapes
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

WEBER    Andante and Rondo Ungarese, Op. 35

Fernando Traba, bassoon

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

Enjoy this homage to Arthur Fiedler, iconic former conductor of the Boston Pops. Celebrating the 125th anniversary of Fiedler’s birth, the concert features delectable bites of musical joy: Saint Louis Blues March, themes from The Godfather and Mary Poppins, Seventy-Six Trombones, a snippet of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8, Leroy Anderson’s Syncopated Clock and more.

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.

Sponsors

71st Season Title Sponsors

Charles O. Wood, III and Miriam M. Wood Foundation

The Charles O. Wood, III and Miriam M. Wood Foundation expresses appreciation to the Sarasota Orchestra for its enriching contribution to the cultural life of Sarasota and its neighboring communities.

Wednesday Individual Sponsors

Herman and Sharon Frankel

Thursday Individual Sponsors

Bette and Arn Hoffman

Thursday Tribute Sponsor

Anne Virag in memory of Nate Benderson

Friday Individual Sponsors

Carolynne C. Smith

Foundation Sponsor of Enchanted Evening
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Individual Sponsor of Enchanted Evening
Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation
Saturday Tribute Sponsor

Stanley Kane in Memory of Janet Kane

Saturday Corporate Sponsor
The Zenith
Media Sponsor