- 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: Mote's 6th annual Party on the Pass
Mote’s 6th annual Party on the Pass invited attendees to celebrate for a cause on Saturday, April 19, at the Aquarium at Mote Marine Laboratory. The party benefitted Mote Marine Laboratory's hospitals for dolphins, whales and sea turtles.
PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
The Longboat Key Fine Art Festival featured colorful and original works from local and national artisans on Saturday, April 19, at the Longboat Key Club’s Tennis Gardens. The event was held during the Sarasota Open, offering attendees a break filled with paintings, jewelry, pottery and sculptures.
PHOTO GALLERY: Mar Vista Easter Egg Hunt
Longboat Key residents and visitors began their Easter celebration with Mar Vista’s 26th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant. The children were split into two age groups to look for the colorful eggs, each containing a tasty treat or special surprise.
PHOTO GALLERY: Waterlefe Egg Hunt
Children in the Waterlefe community carried their Easter baskets in search of plastic eggs behind the River Club April 12, during a special Easter egg hunt event.