Has the pandemic doomed orchestras and the arts, especially in the schools? No way. Not if we’re creative. A unique view from a TFO Teaching Artist during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Conductor and composer Daniel Black found inspiration in his great-grandmother, a prominent suffragette in Wisconsin in the early 20th century, for his arrangement of Daughters of Freedom. Learn more about how the video was created, today on the blog.
Donating back your unused tickets to TFO is an excellent way to support our musicians and staff during this challenging time. We realize this option may not be right for everyone, but we appreciate your consideration and whatever you can do to help.
A message from the maestro: We will keep bringing you music! Read Michael Francis' letter to our community.
Bummed that Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons got canceled this week? Good news: You can hear it Thursday in a free live recording by The Florida Orchestra and Jeffrey Multer from 2012. Get details and the full WSMR radio broadcast schedule on the TFO Blog.
With no concerts and lots of uncertainty, TFO violinist Sarah Shellman writes on how she and her colleagues work to keep the music -- and themselves -- going. Today on the TFO Blog.
We can’t sit together in a concert hall right now because of the coronavirus, but we still found a way to listen to TFO together. We start live concert recordings on WSMR radio on March 26. Find out more today on the TFO Blog.
Explore “America’s classical music” – jazz – with the history of Fats Waller, Henry Mancini, Duke Ellington and more before the TFO Brass Quintet’s concert Sunday at the Woodson African American Museum.
For Simone Lamsma, the challenge of performing Beethoven’s “perfect” Violin Concerto is creating “a true sense of living in the moment.” An interview today on the TFO Blog.
How fast 250 years goes by, and today everybody’s going nuts over the anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. If you haven’t been hit over the head by a symphony or sonata…