Masterworks Dinner 1 was held on Nov. 7.
The Sarasota Orchestra celebrated its first guest conductor Masterworks Dinner of the season on Nov. 7 at PNC Bank. The dinner series welcomed guest conductor Gerard Schwarz and guest pianist Lise de la Salle as its special guests.
The evening began with a cocktail hour on the terrace with hors d'oeuvres from Harry's Continental Kitchens before guests were seated for the performance from the Sarasota Wind Quintet.
Guests engaged in a Q&A session with Schwarz about the upcoming performance of "Classical Romance," which features music from Mozart, Dvořák and Strauss.