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Masterworks

Beethoven & Rachmaninoff

Adams’ Lollapalooza opens this concert with a sense of fun and playful rhythms. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 then brings together the piano and orchestra in a sonic tapestry of drama, passion and graceful crystalline melodies before the evening concludes with the lush themes of Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances. Joshua Weilerstein conducts.

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Friday, October 10, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Rock Series

The Music of the Rolling Stones

The Stones rhythm-and-blues infused hits will rock the concert hall with such classics as Let’s Spend the Night Together, You Can’t Always Get What You Want, I Can’t Get No Satisfaction, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, and Wild Horses, among others. Brent Havens conducts.

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Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Park Concerts

Pops in the Park

Picnic under the stars with your Florida Orchestra offering a fun mix of familiar symphonic and pop favorites. Be sure to bring plenty of canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest’s annual food drive! Collection points will be available throughout the park.


Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Vinoy Park     

Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM
River Tower Park     


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Masterworks

Barber's Violin Concerto

Ives' Central Park in the Dark offers listeners a contemplative sound collage reflecting a nighttime walk in this famed New York City park in the early 1900s. Barber’s Violin Concerto soars with a glorious blend of melancholic and heart-tugging beauty, and Elgar’s Symphony No. 1 fills the hall with sweeping grandeur and nobility, ending in a triumphant march. Michael Francis conducts.

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Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Coffee Concerts

Magic, Mystery & Music

Stuart Malina conducts this morning Coffee Concert featuring Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone Suite, Mozart’s The Magic Flute Overture, and Dvorak’s The Noon Witch, among others. Enjoy complimentary coffee and doughnuts as well as a pre-concert conversation one hour before the concert.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

Fiesta! An Evening with the Mambo Kings

The orchestra fires up the evening with popular symphonic works infused with infectious Latin rhythms by Piazzolla, Lecuona, de Falla and others...followed by the high-energy blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz improvisations of the Mambo Kings performing such hits as Tres Lindas Cubanas, Oye Cómo Va, and other sizzling sounds. Jeff Tyzik conducts.

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Friday, October 31, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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The Ben Folds Experience

Multi-platinum selling, singer-songwriter Ben Folds will feature high-energy performances of his new piano concerto, along with orchestral arrangements of many of his pop hits. Jacomo Bairos conducts.

Tickets available for 2014/2015 subscribers now. Single tickets go on sale in August.


Friday, November 7, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     


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Special Concerts

Ocean Voyagers: Film with Orchestra

This highly visual nature program takes an intimate look at the captivating lives of a newborn baby humpback whale and his 40-ton mother. This performance is a collaboration between filmmaker Feodor Pitcairn, the Blue Ocean Film Festival and The Florida Orchestra.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Masterworks

Carmina Burana

The evening starts with Schubert’s dramatic and spirited Rosamunde Overture and then transitions into Debussy’s world of fantastic sounds and swirling vibrant orchestral colors in Nocturnes. Orff’s Carmina Burana provides an almost pagan musical potion of soaring vocal soloists, frenzied choral passages and pulsating percussive orchestration. Danail Rachev conducts. 

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Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Coffee Concerts

No Strings Attached

Stuart Malina conducts this morning concert featuring a program of works that showcases brass, winds and percussion, including Dukas’ La Peri Fanfare, Dvorak’s Serenade in D minor, Op. 44 and Mozart’s Serenade No. 11 in E-flat Major. Complimentary coffee and doughnuts will be served.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

Vegas and the Rat Pack

Conductor Matt Catigub invites you to a swinging night of big band tunes made famous by Las Vegas’ Rat Pack. Singer Anita Hall performs such favorites as What Kind of Fool Am I, Everybody Loves Somebody, and I’ve Got the World on a String, among others.

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Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Special Concerts

Pixar in Concert

Experience the joy of Pixar’s most beloved characters and memorable scores with beautiful orchestral accompaniment. Featuring clips from Pixar’s 14 animated films, watch stunning HD, widescreen images while the TFO performs the music live. Lawrence Loh conducts.

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Friday, November 28, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Masterworks

New World Symphony

The evening opens with Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin. Strauss showcases the noble sound of the horn among wonderful melodies and fanfares in his Horn Concerto No. 2, and Dvorak’s  Symphony No. 9, “From the New World,” interweaves a wealth of melodies saluting the New World while expressing longing for his homeland. Stuart Malina conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, December 5, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Coffee Concerts

Symphony a la Carte

Featuring Bizet’s Farandole from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2, Brahms’  Hungarian Dance No. 5, Rossini’s William Tell Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, among other works, Stuart Malina conducts this morning Coffee Concert, with complimentary coffee and doughnuts served before the performance.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

Home for the Holidays

Immerse yourself in the spirit of the holiday season with everyone’s favorite Christmas carols and yuletide tunes...all with the 150-voices of The Master Chorale. Jeff Tyzik conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, December 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Coffee Concerts

Lights, Camera, Action

Stuart Malina conducts this morning Coffee Concert that features select movements from Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, Williams’ Theme from Schindler’s List and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, among other works. Don't miss the pre-concert conversation and complimentary coffee and doughnuts one hour before the concert.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Clearwater - REH     

Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

New Year's
From Vienna to New York

Welcome in the New Year with celebratory sounds from both Vienna and Broadway, including some of Mozart’s best-loved works, Johann Strauss, Jr.’s On the Beautiful Blue Danube, spirited polkas, marches and waltzes, together with hits from Broadway and the American songbook. Damon Gupton conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, January 9, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

Midori & Tchaikovsky

Violin superstar Midori promises to set afire Schumann’s Violin Concerto with its soaring melodies, lyrical lines and romantic themes, on this program with Tchaikovsky’s beloved Symphony No.4, overflowing with emotions and lush symphonic sounds. The program opens with Finding Rothko, music inspired by Mark Rothko’s paintings. Tito Muñoz conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, January 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

Romeo and Juliet

Barber evokes the spirit of the Baroque church organ in his Mutations from Bach for Brass and Timpani. Copland’s Piano Concerto captures a truly American musical atmosphere, while Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride Overture sets a Russian mood prior to Prokofiev’s sampling of the lush and passionate themes from Romeo and Juliet. Gerard Schwarz conducts.

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Friday, January 23, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Rock Series

Radiohead+Brahms Mash-Up

Experience a new sound world of Radiohead songs from their landmark OK Computer album...Airbag, Paranoid Android, Karma Police and more...all combined in a mystical mix with the dramatic and soaring themes of Brahms’ Symphony No. 1. Creator and arranger, Steve Hackman conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Special Concerts

The Florida Orchestra Gala

Among his numerous honors, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma is a Kennedy Center Honoree, a 17-time GRAMMY Award winner, and a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Tito Muñoz conducts.

Subscribers may purchase tickets September 29.
Single tickets go on sale November 3.


Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 7:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Masterworks

Faure's Requiem

Dutilleux conjures up otherworldly sounds and haunting timbres in Métaboles, which is an apt prelude to Ravel’s Ma Mère L’Oye (Mother Goose) ballet with its stunning orchestral colors weaving together the worlds of childhood innocence and fairytale characters. Faure seems to defy the theme of death in his requiem, which is so full of life-affirming musical beauty. Michael Francis conducts.

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Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Coffee Concerts

Rhapsody & Romance

Stuart Malina conducts this concert featuring selections from Bernstein’s West Side Story, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet and Bizet’s Carmen,  among other works. Don't miss the pre-concert conversation and complimentary coffee and doughnuts one hour before the concert.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Clearwater - REH     

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

Denzal Sinclaire Performs
The Nat King Cole Songbook

Denzal Sinclaire and his satin-smooth voice celebrate the heart-winning ballads of the great Nat King Cole...with such hits as Mona Lisa, When I Fall in Love, You Made Me Love You, Embraceable You, I’m in the Mood for Love and Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, among others. Jeff Tyzik conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

Beethoven's Symphony No. 4

Wagner’s overture offers a powerful distillation of music from Tannhäuser, a tale of redemption through love. Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2 contrasts eloquently dramatic and sweetly lyrical lines with electrifying and virtuosic displays. Beethoven closes the evening with beautiful themes of his Symphony No. 4 evoking majesty, mystery, drama, serenity and joy. Perry So conducts.

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Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

Mozart & Brahms

Thomas Adès Three Studies from Couperin provides an engaging adaptation of this French Baroque composer’s delightful harpsichord studies. Violin virtuoso Karen Gomyo performs Mozart’s Turkish Concerto with its joyful exuberance and gypsy-like flair for showmanship. Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 closes the evening. Joshua Weilerstein conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Coffee Concerts

A Taste of Opera

Featuring Mozart’s Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Verdi’s Triumphal March from Aida and Wagner’s Rienzi Overture, among other works, Stuart Malina conducts the morning Coffee Concert, with complimentary coffee and doughnuts served before the performance.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

John Williams: Star Wars & More!

It’s a celebration of John Williams’ extraordinary film music from Superman, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Hook, E.T. and Schindler’s List...along with a cosmic hit parade of themes from Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, A New Hope and The Phantom Menace. Bob Bernhardt conducts.

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Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Masterworks

Stravinsky, Haydn & Ravel

Stravinsky’s innovative rhythms and harmonies are the musical setting of Petrushka, the tragic tale of puppets endowed with human vulnerabilities. Haydn’s Symphony No. 98 brims with melodies, color and nuances. Drenched in grand Ravelian colors, the simple waltz is transformed into a whirlwind of flamboyant orchestration in La Valse. Cristian Macelaru conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

Mahler's Symphony No. 4

The night begins with Strauss’ intimate interplay of 13 wind instruments in Serenade for Winds, prior to Barber’s nostalgic Knoxville: Summer of 1915, with its recollections of idyllic childhood memories. Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 shares a unique mood of joyous and lovely melodies throughout, featuring the soprano in the radiant finale. Cristian Macelaru conducts.

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Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Coffee Concerts

2015/16 Season Sneak Peek

Treat yourself to this special “preview” concert for a sneak peek and an ear full of musical highlights planned for the upcoming season, all with symphonic favorites on the Tampa Bay Times Masterworks series as well toe-tapping hits and familiar tunes on the Raymond James Pops series. Damon Gupton conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Clearwater - REH     

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

A Gershwin Celebration:
Porgy and Bess in Concert

It’s a salute to the genius of George and Ira Gershwin that begins with such favorites as the overture to Funny Face, Lullaby, Rialto Ripples Rag, Cuban Overture and more...with the second half showcasing the best-loved highlights from Porgy and Bess...I Loves You Porgy, Summertime, and It Ain’t Necessarily So, among others. Jeff Tyzik conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, April 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

Scheherazade

Jennifer Higdon’s lovely and mystical blue cathedral invites one to simply be with her music. Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3 offers sparkling dance rhythms and forceful fugal passages as a frame around the meditative centerpiece of this concerto. The gorgeous violin theme of Scheherazade weaves in and out of this orchestral tale of a thousand and one nights. Mei-Ann Chen conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Pops Series

Hilary Kole Pays Tribute to
Judy Garland

Hilary Kole will take you “Over the Rainbow” and beyond in a night of Judy Garland’s favorite songs from such classic films as Meet Me in St. Louis, Broadway Melody, A Star is Born, and The Wizard of Oz. Join TFO Principal Guest Conductor Stuart Malina for this unforgettable tribute to the actress and singer Fred Astaire described as “the greatest entertainer who ever lived.”

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Single tickets go on sale August 11


Friday, April 24, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

The Planets

The concert opens with Barber’s The School for Scandal Overture, full of wit, spirit, brilliance and bravura. Mozart showcases the bassoon’s lyrical and playful qualities in his Bassoon Concerto, awash with sunny melodies. Holst’s popular The Planets is a powerful cosmic kaleidoscope of symphonic sounds portraying the many “moods” of the planets. Marcelo Lehninger conducts.

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Friday, May 1, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Rock Series

The Music of The Who

Celebrate The Who in a night of hits from such iconic albums as Tommy, Quadrophenia, Who’s Next and Who Are You, among others. Brent Havens conducts.

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Single tickets go on sale August 11.


Friday, May 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Special Concerts

Singin' in the Rain

This film masterpiece comes to life with live orchestral accompaniment and award-winning on-screen performances by Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. Constantine Kitsopoulos conducts.

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Friday, May 15, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Coffee Concerts

Kick Up Your Heels

Enjoy complimentary coffee and doughnuts at this morning concert featuring select movements from Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 6 and Copland’s Billy the Kid Suite, among other works. Stuart Malina conducts.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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Pops Series

Let Freedom Ring:
An American Salute

It’s a Memorial Day weekend celebration of the American spirit through such favorites as Colonel Bogey March, Stars and Stripes Forever, National Emblem March, Liberty Bell March and St. Louis Blues March. Jeff Tyzik conducts.

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Friday, May 22, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Clearwater - REH     


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Masterworks

Beethoven & Sibelius

Rossini’s Overture to Semiramide kicks off the concert with lively melodies, bursts of boundless energy and raucous rhythms prior to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8, brimming with infectious joy and sprightly themes. The evening closes with an intriguing, evolving sonic soundscape reflecting Sibelius’ reverence for and love of nature in his Symphony No. 5. Larry Rachleff conducts.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Tampa - STRAZ     

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 8:00 PM
St. Petersburg - MAH     


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