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Concert Afterthoughts: TFO gives orchestral gems new life onstage

The Florida Orchestra continues to adapt during this unusual season, and anyone who attended the …

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Maestro Wilkins: ‘We’re seeing a fresh fervor for making and hearing music’

Thomas Wilkins is a busy guy these days, regardless of the setbacks Covid has made …

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TFO to perform U.S. premiere of unique ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

The Florida Orchestra is bringing the U.S. premiere of a wickedly fun version of Snow …

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Multer on Mendelssohn: In pursuit of perfection

Jeff Multer has the toughest job in town this weekend. Why? He wants to craft …

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John Shaw’s beat-by-beat preview of TFO’s Percussion concert

By John Shaw, TFO Principal Percussionist The percussion family often plays a supporting role in …

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Serenity concert review: Exactly what we needed

My friends had been itching to get out of the house, to do something – …

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In ‘Across the Calm Waters,’ composer finds hope in horror

Ahmed Alabaca, the young American composer featured on this week’s Masterworks program, believes in the …

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One year later, TFO performs 50th live concert amid pandemic

One year after the coronavirus brought our world to a standstill, The Florida Orchestra has …

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To keep the music playing in Covid era, flexibility is key

Jeannette Sorrell had to scramble. She would be guest conducting this weekend’s TFO Masterworks program, …