- 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: Sarasota Sailing Squadron Summer Sailing Camp
Campers in Sarasota Sailing Squadron's Summer Sailing Camp set sail and explore the waters of Sarasota Bay Friday, July 25.
FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup
Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.
Sarasota Memorial names new CEO
The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board named former Sarasota Memorial Chief Operating Officer David Verinder as CEO in a unanimous vote Friday. Verinder has served as interim CEO since the departure of Gwen MacKenzie in May.
PHOTO GALLERY: Mattison's Forty-One cooking camp
Mattison’s Forty-One has hosted a cooking camp for campers ages 11 through 14 for the past four years. It’s so popular the four week-long camps limited to 15 campers gets full the first day of signups — there’s always a waiting list.