2022: A Dazzling Season in Review
Though we opened our 2022 season navigating around a few pandemic-related cancellations, we were thrilled to be able to present an exciting concert season. From world-renowned artists performing on our Great Performers Series, to outstanding regional performers on our free Music Matinee series, it was a season to remember. Stay tuned for the announcement of our 2023 Great Performers Series soon!
Pictured is Joy McIntyre, immediate past president of the board, on her way in to a concert at Riverview Performing Arts Center.
Kicking off our Great Performers Series was Sarasota favorite Emanuel Ax. The legendary pianist presented an all-Chopin recital.
Pianist Alessio Bax rehearsed at Pritchards Pianos in preparation for his concert with violinist Benjamin Beilman.
Takács Quartet and pianist Joyce Yang performed Ravel’s String Quartet and Schumann’s Piano Quintet to a standing ovation from the audience.
A standing ovation greeted Music Director Andrey Boreyko after leading the Warsaw Philharmonic’s performance of Brahms Symphony No. 1.
Bruce Liu dazzled audiences with Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and an encore for the cheering crowd.
Backstage with Executive Director Linda Moxley and the evening’s soloist Bruce Liu, first prize winner in the recent Chopin International Piano Competition.
Violinist Sun-Young Gemma Shin and pianist Avis Romm perform for the first Music Matinee of the season.
One of the most popular presentations of the noontime series, the Sarasota Opera Studio Artists performed a variety of selections that earned them a standing ovation.
Flutist Angela Galestro and guitarist Jonathan Smith, who make up talented GS Duo, wrapped up our Music Matiness series.
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