- Friday April 5, 2013
- Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207
- Group Hosting:
- Sarasota Orchestra
- Box Office
- Contact Phone:
- (941) 953-3434
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From the moment of its brass opening and powerful piano chords, you know you are hearing the majestic power of one of the most important piano concerti ever written. Tchaikovsky's electrifying work, which has astounded audiences from Russia to America, will leave you breathless. Only 33 years old, Andrew von Oeyen already has a remarkable career playing many of the world's great concert halls. His matchless technique and intoxicating expression will be a catalyst for incredible beauty in this powerhouse concerto. Composer Aaron Copland is synonymous with American grandeur, thrilling folk inspiration, and innovation. Copland's Third Symphony describes Americana in all of its variety and possibilities. It moves from simple beauty to an exhilarating climax in the famous Fanfare for the Common Man. You will revel in every moment of this popular work. Peter Bay will bring his musical precision and conducting mastery to these great works.
PHOTO GALLERY: Jen's MarketPlace farmer's market
Aug. 30, after a three-year hiatus the Lakewood Ranch farmer's market returned to Main Street, with about 22 vendors and a new name — Jen's MarketPlace.
PHOTO GALLERY: Operation Pet Rescue
Animal lovers converged Aug. 30 on Lakewood Ranch Main Street for Operation Pet Rescue. Participants visited booths run by the Humane Society of Lakewood Ranch volunteers, for stamps. Proceeds from the raffle benefited the East County rescue.
PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota football vs. Booker
The visiting Booker High football team held on to beat crosstown rival Sarasota 18-9 in its season opener Aug. 29, giving coach Recharde Goodwyn his first win as a head coach.
PHOTO GALLERY: Bird Key Yacht Club Labor Day Celebration
Bird Key Yacht Club kicks off Labor Day weekend with its Labor Day Celebration Party Friday, Aug. 29, at Bird Key Yacht Club.