- 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
- Contact Email:
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.
North end will receive some sand
The town of Longboat Key has been working with WCIND and Manatee County to receive sand dredged from the boat channel near Longboat Pass.
Sarasota Memorial begins work on pedestrian bridge
The hospital is undergoing construction, as crews have begun to install a 25,400-pound pedestrian bridge linking buildings on Arlington Street.
Boaters' Coalition says no to Big Pass dredge
On Saturday the group joined a growing chorus of opposition to the Army Corps project, injecting for the first time in the debate the voice of stakeholders not focused on Siesta Key.
Observer debate takes place at 7 p.m. tonight
All four Longboat Key Town Commission candidates will attend tonight’s debate at Bayfront Park Recreation Center.