Program Notes

Detailed and informative program notes authored by Kurt Loft, freelance writer and former music critic for The Tampa Tribune, will be available on our website before each of our Tampa Bay Times Masterworks concerts as they become available.

Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto
May 29 & 30, 2021
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Dvorak’s New World Symphony
May 1, 2021
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Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto
Apr 10 & 11, 2021
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Beethoven & Haydn
Mar 20 & 21, 2021
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TFO Percussion
Mar 20 & 21, 2021
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Serenity
Mar 13 & 14, 2021
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Mozart’ Gran Partita
Mar 13 & 14, 2021
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Joseph Beverly Plays the Basset Horn

From Telemann to Mozart
Feb 20, 2021
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Mozart’s Horn Concerto
Feb 20, 2021
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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4
Jan 30 & 31, 2021
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The Intimate Mahler: Symphony No. 4
Jan 30 & 31, 2021
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Rachmaninoff on Paganini
Jan 23 & 24, 2021
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A Noble Pairing
Jan 9 & 10, 2021
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Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony
Jan 9 & 10, 2021
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American Heroes
Dec 5 & 6, 2020
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Tchaikovsky & Vivaldi for Strings
Dec 5 & 6, 2020
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Brass with a Beat
Nov 14 & 15, 2020
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Mozart’s Symphony No. 40
Nov 14 & 15, 2020
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Legends from the Americas
Oct 31 & Nov 1, 2020
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Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7
Oct 31 & Nov 1, 2020
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