Jeffrey Kahane, Music Director
Melissa White Melissa White violin

Artist Showcase - 1

romance and the city

Thursday, June 8 | 4:30 pm | Holley Hall

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Address: 709 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota
Duration: 1hr 30min / Includes Intermission | Cost: $30-$42
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The opening concert of the 2023 Sarasota Music Festival showcases the Romantic era’s rich lyricism. Inspired by Robert Schumann’s love of fairy tales, his wonderous Märchenbilder features new faculty violist Paul Neubauer. Manhattan’s sights and sounds travel to Florida in GRAMMY-nominated flutist and composer Valerie Coleman’s jazz-inspired Rubispheres. The Harlem Quartet’s Melissa White brings her “tightly focused vibrato and soaring phrases” (Chicago Tribune) to Amy Beach’s rapturous Romance for Violin and Piano. Brahms’ expansive Piano Trio No. 1 provides a dramatic close.

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