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  • Wed, Feb 7, 11 am

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

  • Thur, Feb 8, 11 am

    Mahaffey Theater

Center Stage: Morning Matinees

Music for the theater. Featuring Beethoven, Grieg, Wagner and more. Lucas Richman conducts.

PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATIONS: Get the real story behind the composers and their music, straight from the conductor and guest soloists. Starts one hour before each Morning Matinee in the theater. Included free with each concert ticket. 

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Escenario central

Música para el teatro. Con Beethoven, Grieg, Wagner y más. Dirige Lucas Richman.

CONVERSACIONES PREVIAS AL CONCIERTO: conozca la historia real detrás de los compositores y su música, directamente del director y los solistas invitados. Comienza una hora antes de cada concierto Morning Matinee en el teatro. Incluido gratis con cada entrada al concierto.

Ludwig van Beethoven
King Stephan Overture, Op.117

Richard Wagner
Overture to Der Fliegender Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)

Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46

– Intermission –

Felix Mendelssohn
Selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op.61
Wedding March

Lucas Richman
(b. 1964)
Overture to Blanche ♫

Georges Bizet
L’Arlesienne Suite No.1: Carillon
L’Arlesienne Suite No.2: IV. Farandole

♫ Music represented by LeDor Music Publishing


Learn more about the artists performing on this program.

Presented by The Helen Torres Foundation.

This performance honors the memory of Charlotte Searle.

Thursday’s concert is part of
The St. Petersburg Celebration of the Arts.

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  • Wed, Feb 7, 11 am

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

  • Thur, Feb 8, 11 am

    Mahaffey Theater

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