- 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.
Arts Alliance pitches utility box paintings
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SRQ Airport unveils new marketing campaign
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County to strengthen incentive grant guidelines
Sarasota County commissioners will vote tomorrow on amending the economic development incentive grant guidelines to tighten up the responsibility of the recipients.
East County student's short film wins at Miami film festival
A short film written and directed by Braden River High student Carrie Dutting, "Alike" won first place at the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival shorts competition, held Jan. 23 and Jan. 24. Dutting also won the Young Prodigy Award.