Date: Nov. 28, 2014 at 8 p.m.
Lovers of Pixar films, no matter their age, will love this concert. The performance will include excerpts from all 14 of Pixar’s films such as “Up,” “Finding Nemo,” “The Incredibles” and the “Toy Story” movies. The Florida Orchestra will perform the enchanting film scores live right along with each movie clip. Lawrence Loh will conduct.
Date: Nov. 20, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
The phrases “My Precious” probably makes you think of “The Lord of the Rings,” but there are no movie scores to be heard here. Each concert piece has something precious about it. A flute concerto titled “Precious Metal” will be performed by flute professor Dr. Kim McCormick, as well as a piece about a super hero named Black Bolt and a piece about a unique place in Scotland and more.
Date: Nov. 14, 2014 at 8 p.m.
The 150 voices of the Master Chorale are comprised of singers from throughout the Tampa Bay area. Guest conductor Danail Rachev will take you on a musical roller coaster ride, beginning with Schubert’s “Rosamunde” Overture and Debussy’s beautiful and enchanting “Nocturnes.” Rounding out the concert is Orff’s incredible “Carmina Burana” with its powerful choral passages and percussive orchestration.
Date: Dec. 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Petersburg College features highly accomplished piano students in its Piano Concert Series. Admission is $10 for the general public and free for students with I.D. Performance selections are to be announced.
Date: Jan. 9, 2015 at 8 p.m.
This special New Year’s program is part of the Florida Orchestra’s delightful pops series. Musical scores have been selected from across the globe in the celebratory spirit of the new year. Selections include some of Mozart’s most popular works, “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” by Johann Strauss, Jr., selections from Broadway musicals, as well as a delightful mix of polkas, marches and waltzes. It’s a New Year party that trumps all the rest. Damon Gupton will conduct.
Related: Guide To The Tampa Bay Symphony