At home, silence is golden for violinist – and her cat

This TFO violinist’s house is filled with more cats than music. Find out why today on the TFO blog.

More cowbell! Bates Cello Concerto delivers that and more

It’s easy to be entranced by soloist Joshua Roman in the Bates Cello Concerto. But if you hang out in the percussion section, it’s all about the cowbells and thumb pianos. Tuned, of course. See and hear what we found, today on the blog, with video clips.

For cellist Joshua Roman, composer is just a text away

“Classical rock star” Joshua Roman performs the Bates Cello Concerto, written just for him. What’s it like to work with a composer who’s alive? Today on the blog.

Like an old friend, conductor Thomas Wilkins returns home to TFO

When beloved maestro Thomas Wilkins returned to conduct Gershwin this week, it was like coming home – and not just because he still lives in Tampa Bay. Read about the former TFO conductor and this weekend’s concerts on the blog.