Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1

Michael Francis, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Brahms: Tragic Overture
Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1

Featuring a special multimedia presentation of Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night, revealing a painting by local artist Geff Strik created especially for the concert. Michael Francis also conducts internationally renowned pianist Benjamin Grosvenor on Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1.

Free tickets for kids and teens in advance. Click here for more information.

This is how it begins. Exclusively at TFO concerts this weekend, see a painting by artist Geff Strik evolve into a stunning final scene on a giant screen, in harmony with the poem and live music of Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night. (Short film by Joey Clay, sponsored by Phil Yost)

The unique collaboration started on a whim over coffee. Read the Tampa Bay Times story here.

Go behind the scenes in a conversation with the artist, TFO President & CEO Mark Cantrell and more at the Studio@620 on April 1.


Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8:00pm – Tampa, Straz Center (STRAZ)

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm – St Petersburg, Mahaffey Theater (MAH)

Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7:30pm – Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall (REH)