La Musica Festival's Derek Han Dead at 63

The co-founder and associate artistic director of the long-running chamber music festival, Han was respected worldwide.

04/12/2021 By Kay Kipling

Good News, Bad News

The Sarasota Ballet to Offer Outdoor Performances; La Musica Has to Cancel

The ballet marks a return to performing before live audiences, while Covid-19 concerns block the annual chamber music festival.

02/23/2021 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

La Musica Hires Executive Director

Joan Sussman was previously house manager for Opera Saratoga and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

01/04/2021 By Staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 30-April 5

The Sarasota Film Festival opens, a Whiskey Obsession Festival, La Musica and more.

03/30/2017 By Ilene Denton


La Musica International Chamber Music Festival Brings Beautiful Sounds to Sarasota

The annual event offers four concerts at the Sarasota Opera House, plus open rehearsals.

03/29/2017 By Kay Kipling


Renowned Composer Jerry Bilik Moves to Sarasota

The composer has been music coordinator the Oscars and Emmys, as well as VP of creative development at Feld Entertainment. His new piece premieres at La Musica in April.

03/03/2015 By Ilene Denton


Top Tickets: Sarasota Events, April 2014

Arts editor Kay Kipling rounds up her top tickets for April 2014.

04/01/2014 By Kay Kipling


Pianist Vijay Iyer Returns to Sarasota to Premiere New Work

Vijay Iyer premieres "Bruits," inspired by the state of Florida.

04/01/2014 By Kay Kipling


Top Tickets: April 2013

Arts editor Kay Kipling picks her April 2013 Sarasota events highlights.

04/01/2013 By Megan McDonald