For more than 75 years, the Sarasota Concert Association has brought internationally renowned symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles and soloists to our region. We foster greater appreciation for world-class classical music at an affordable price through two engaging series: The Great Performers Series and the Music Matinees.

SCA presents world-class classical music: Great Performers Series

Great Performers Series: 2021 Schedule Coming Soon!

The Great Performers Series brings the world’s most renowned classical musicians to perform in Sarasota during a six-concert season, January through April, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Riverview Performing Arts Center. A

Music Matinees: 2020-2021 Schedule Coming Soon!

This free community outreach program features accomplished, regional musicians who perform a vast array of musical styles. Some performers are seasoned artists, others are rising stars—but each brings the high caliber of musicianship that represents the best of our area. The concerts are presented December through April, at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center.

MUSIC MATINEES featuring suncoast area classical musicians


Coming August 1, 2020 subscribe and save over single ticket prices!

Subscribers enjoy priority seating and savings over single tickets. Order a full, six-show subscription, or mini- subscriptions of discounted two-, three-, and four-ticket packages. Full subscriptions offer discounts between 21% and 35% and mini-subscriptions up to 15%!


January 14, 2021
Moscow State Symphony Orchestra with
Blake Pouliot, violin
7:30 p.m.
Van Wezel PAH

January 29, 2020
The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7:30 p.m.
Van Wezel PAH

February 12, 2020
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
7:30 p.m.
Van Wezel PAH

February 25, 2020
The Knights &  
Gil Shaham, Violin
7:30 p.m.
Riverview PAC

March 12, 2020
The Pacifica Quartet & 
Orion Weiss, Piano
7:30 p.m.
Van Wezel PAH


March 30 Musicians from
Marlboro tour has been canceled. 

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Your generous support has enabled us to bring outstanding music to our region for 75 years. Click here to learn more about our 75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration!