Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In Tampa Bay

Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In Tampa Bay
Hundreds of years later, classical music is still thriving all over the world. Classical scores are some of the most familiar and well-loved, heard everywhere from TV commercials and children’s cartoons to weddings and coffee houses. If you enjoyed the variety of repertoire from the article Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances in Tampa Bay, you will not be disappointed about what’s in store for this season in Tampa Bay.
Florida Orchestra presents “Pixar in Concert”
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 229-7827
www.floridaorchestra.org

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.

USF Wind Ensemble: “My Precious”
University of South Florida Concert Hall
4202 East Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33620
(813) 974-2311
www.music.arts.usf.edu

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.

The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay presents “Carmina Burana”
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 229-7827
www.masterchorale.com

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.

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St. Petersburg College Piano Concert Series Presents Mayron Tsong
SPC Music Center
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus
6605 Fifth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
(727) 341-4772
www.spcollege.edu

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.

Florida Orchestra presents “New Year’s from Vienna to New York”
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 229-7827
www.floridaorchestra.org

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.

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