Woodson Concert Series: Explore ‘All That Jazz’ with TFO Brass Quintet

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.

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How has ‘Messiah’ stayed popular for nearly 300 years?
The Florida Orchestra Ruth Eckerd Hall March 13, 2016

How has ‘Messiah’ stayed popular for nearly 300 years?

When Michael Francis, The Florida Orchestra and The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay team up for their production of Handel’s Messiah this week, they will add another notch to a…

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Did the king really stand for the Hallelujah chorus? And other Messiah mysteries

Three things in life are certain: death, taxes, and December performances of Handel’s Messiah. The world’s most famous oratorio appears every holiday season, with hundreds if not thousands of productions by professional and amateur groups around the world.

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