Coffee Concerts:
Taste of Vienna

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Savor the best of Vienna, with Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte Overture and Beethoven’s Fidelio Overture. Daniel Black conducts.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11:00am – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)

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Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





Raymond James Pops:
The Music of John Williams

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John Williams has composed the most recognizable scores in cinematic history. Daniel Black conducts.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





Masterworks:
Mahler’s Symphony No. 1

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Michael Francis conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, Reich’s Music for Pieces of Wood and Norman’s Switch, featuring Colin Currie. 

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Friday, May 3, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





Park Concerts:
Free Pops in the Park

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Whether you come with a date or the whole family, the music is just right. Features film scores, Broadway hits and symphonic favorites. Bring plenty of canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest.

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Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:30pm – Coachman Park, Clearwater

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Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 7:30pm – Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, Tampa





Inside the Music:
Inside Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5

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Michael Francis will be your guide to Shostakovich with live orchestra demos before a performance of the entire symphony. Admission is pay what you can.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:30pm – Palladium Theater, St Petersburg





Masterworks:
Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

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Tchaikovsky’s dashing yet graceful Violin Concerto is performed by TFO Concertmaster Jeffrey Multer. Also: Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Michael Francis conducts.

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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Opening Night

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Michael Francis, conductor
Frank Fernandez, piano

Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Mason Bates: Mothership
Ravel: Bolero

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Friday, September 27, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 2:00pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Revolution: The Beatles Experience

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It’s a ticket to ride through the history of The Beatles as told through their hits and Grammy winner Jeff Tyzik’s arrangements using the original Abbey Road recordings. © Copyright Beatles Book Photo Library (BBPL)

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Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony

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Michael Francis, conductor 
Maximilian Hornung, cello

R. Strauss: Don Quixote
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” (arr. Mahler)

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Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Latin Pops

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You’ll be Livin’ La Vida Loca with some of the greatest Latin-influenced pop music from the past 75 years.  Matt Catingub conducts.

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Friday, October 25, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
Spooktacular

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Stuart Malina, conductor

Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre
Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov: Night on Bald Mountain
Wagner: Flying Dutchman Overture

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Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Deep Field: A Cosmic Experience

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Eric Whitacre, conductor 
Master Chorale of Tampa Bay

Whitacre: Lux Aurumque
Whitacre: Equus
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Copland: Quiet City
Whitacre: Deep Field (with video)

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Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, November 10, 2109 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Winter Dreams: Tchaikovsky & Sibelius

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Daniel Black, conductor 
Benjamin Beilman, violin

Vivian Fung: Fanfare
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, “Winter Dreams”

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Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





Rock Concerts:
The Music of The Rolling Stones: Circa 1969

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Featuring hits such as You Can’t Always Get What You WantHonky Tonk WomenGimme Shelter and much more, along with artwork and multimedia.

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Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Mozart & Tchaikovsky

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Michael Francis, conductor 
Natalie Hoe, clarinet

Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”

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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Holiday Pops

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Santa on the beach? Lighted palm trees? When you’re longing for traditional holiday favorites, there’s no place like The Florida Orchestra. It’s a jolly good time for the whole family. Daniel Black conducts.

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Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)

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Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
Café Ole

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Stuart Malina, conductor

Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Arturo Márquez: Danzon No. 7
Caturla: Three Cuban Dances

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00am – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)

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Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Lush Life: Ellington & Strayhorn

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The music and story of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, who collaborated on some of the most beloved jazz standards of all time. Byron Stripling conducts.

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Friday, January 10, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3

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Michael Francis, conductor 
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel Intro/ Wedding March
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Stravinsky: Pulcinella (Ballet in One Act)

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Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
The Wild West

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Akiko Fujimoto, conductor

Williams: The Cowboys Overture
Copland: Rodeo selections
Copland: Billy the Kid Ballet Suite

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Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
World on a String

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Michael Francis, conductor

Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11:00am – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)

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Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Music of Bond … James Bond

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Be stirred, not shaken, by more than 50 years of music for the world’s most famous spy. Michael Francis conducts.

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Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
American Masters featuring Raschèr Saxophone Quartet

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Stuart Malina, conductor 
Raschèr Saxophone Quartet

Bernstein: Candide Overture
Christopher Theofanidis: Symphony No. 1
Philip Glass: Concerto for Saxophone Quartet
Gershwin: An American in Paris

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Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Beethoven’s Violin Concerto

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Larry Rachleff, conductor 
Simone Lamsma, violin

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

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Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
All About Tchaikovsky

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Stuart Malina, conductor

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:00am – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)

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Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Out of this World

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All systems are go for a voyage to distant galaxies with stellar music from Star Trek, E.T., Holst’s The PlanetsStar Wars, 2001: A Space Odyssey and more. Sarah Hicks conducts. 

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Friday, February 28, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3

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Michael Francis, conductor 
Joyce Yang, piano

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3

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Friday, March 6, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Bach’s St. John Passion

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Michael Francis, conductor
Master Chorale of Tampa Bay

J.S. Bach: St. John Passion

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Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
Bright Side of Beethoven

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Stuart Malina, conductor
Marco Jimenez, Justine Lebaron Young Artists Competition Winner (2020)

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4, Mvt 1
Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 11:00am – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)

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Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Broadway: Sondheim & Lloyd Webber

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Honoring two giants of Broadway, this concert features favorites from Phantom of the Opera, Evita, West Side Story and more. Stuart Malina conducts.

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Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons

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Jeffrey Multer, leader and violin

Osvaldo Golijov: Last Round
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

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Friday, April 3, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Beethoven & Paganini

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Vladimir Kulenovic, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4

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Friday, April 17, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
Once Upon a Concert

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Stuart Malina, conductor

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade (selections)
Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2 (selections)
Wagner: Prelude und Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 11:00am – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)

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Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Prohibition

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Indulge in the decadence of the 1920s, with music from Rudy Vallée, Josephine Baker and Kurt Weill, along with vintage images and video. Jeff Tyzik conducts.

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Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Beethoven’s Fifth: Darkness to Light

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Michael Francis, conductor

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (arr. Mahler)
Scriabin: Poem of Ecstasy

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Friday, May 1, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
Made in America

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Stuart Malina, conductor

Gershwin: An American in Paris
Rodgers: The Carousel Waltz
Still: Festive Overture

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Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Coffee:
From Russia with Love

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Daniel Black, conductor

Shostakovich: Festival Overture
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

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Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11:00am – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Pops:
Superhero Soundtracks

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Dust off your cape and come dressed as your favorite superhero (or villain) for a concert featuring some of the most memorable themes of all time. Stuart Chafetz conducts. 

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Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 2:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)





2019/2020 Masterworks:
Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4

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Michael Francis, conductor
Dejan Lazić, piano

TFO Student Composer Competition Winner
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

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Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

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Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)