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Free Music in the Park with Passerine and more.

By Ilene Denton March 28, 2019

Union Tanguera & Kate Weare

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Union Tanguera & Kate Weare

March 29-30

Tango meets contemporary dance in this Ringling Museum's New Stages presentation, when the French-Argentine tango company joins forces with the New York-based Kate Weare Company for Sin Salida (The Embrace).



JoAnn Falletta

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

April 3

Conductor JoAnn Falletta—hailed by The New York Times as “one of the brightest stars of symphonic music in America”—brings the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to the Van Wezel as part of the Sarasota Concert Association’s Great Performers series. Piano soloist Fabio Bidini will perform Brahm’s Piano Concerto No. 2


Music in the Park at the Bradenton Riverwalk.

Music in the Park

March 29

Realize Bradenton’s free outdoor concert series at the Bradenton Riverwalk continues Friday evening with the folk and bluegrass ensemble, Passerine. Bring a picnic basket, or purchase dinner—proceeds benefit Realize Bradenton’s youth, art and music programs.


Guillermo Figueroa

Sarasota Orchestra Discoveries Series: Music of the Americas

March 31

Shorter, more accessible works by classical music composers is the idea behind the orchestra’s Discovery series, which concludes with Latin American and American pieces like Puerto Rican composer Ernesto Codero’s Ínsula tropical and Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto. Guillermo Figueroa is the guest conductor.

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Union Tanguera & Kate Weare / Sin Salida

Historic Asolo Theater

A Ringling Museum Art of Performance presentation.

Classical Music

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Part of the Sarasota Concert Association 2019 Great Performers Series.


Music in the Park

Free Bradenton Riverwalk Pavilion

A free outdoor concert series at Bradenton's Riverwalk, sponsored by Realize Bradenton.

Classical Music

Sarasota Orchestra Discovery Series: Music of the Americas

From $25 Sarasota Opera House

The Sarasota Orchestra presents a variety of classical music from Latin America and the United States.