Preview

Sarasota Orchestra's Coming Season Bids Farewell to Music Director Anu Tali

The 2018-19 season also marks the orchestra's 70th anniversary.

06/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra 2017-18 Season Features Violinist Midori

The renowned violinist is one of several guest soloists and conductors this coming season.

05/03/2017 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Gladys Knight and Kenny Rogers at the Van Wezel, the Suncoast Blues Festival and more.

01/24/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 12-18

Glee’s Matthew Morrison and Michael Bolton at the Van Wezel, Ringling by the Bay and much more.

01/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 20-26

A free Celebration of the Arts, Mote Circus by the Sea, Jazz Club’s Oktoberfest Pub Crawl and more.

10/20/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 22-28

Van Wezel’s last Friday Fest of the season; this Saturday’s free at South Florida Museum, Historic Spanish Point and The Ringling; and lots more.

09/22/2016 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Gloria Musicae Takes Audiences On "Musical Journeys" With Coming Season

The performances range from Spanish to French to Hungarian compositions.

08/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

New hires

Orchestra Appoints New Music Director for Festival

The Sarasota Orchestra on Thursday announced the appointment of Jeffrey Kahane to the position of music director for the Sarasota Music Festival.

07/29/2016 Research by staff

The Arts

Orchestra Music Director Re-Ups

Anu Tali recently signed a three-year contract renewal as music director of the Sarasota Orchestra.

06/27/2016 Research by staff

Biz Supports

Sarasota Music Festival Promises to Dazzle and Delight Audiences of All Ages

Pre-professional students and faculty artists from around the world converge on Sarasota for three weeks of coaching, master classes and performances.

05/26/2016 Research by staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: May 5-11

Josephine opens at Asolo Rep, Siesta Beach amateur sand sculpture contest, Pickin’ Picnic and more.

05/05/2016 By Ilene Denton

Orchestra Preview

The Sarasota Orchestra Announces Its 2016-17 Season

The orchestra welcomes two guest conductors and several guest soloists.

05/03/2016 By Kay Kipling

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 14-20

Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota party, Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, free admission to the Ringling Circus Museum and more.

04/14/2016 By Ilene Denton

The Weekend Starts Now

The Top 7 Things to Do This Week: March 17-23

Stomp returns to Sarasota, the Sarasota Orchestra celebrates Disney and Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul plays the Full Moon concert at Myakka River State Park.

03/17/2016 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Article

Sarasota Culture Collective Kicks Off 2015-2016 Season

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County kicks off its 2015-2016 Culture Collective season on Thursday, Oct. 8.

10/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

What Makes a Great Board Member?

Four fundamental rules of board service.

09/01/2015 By Ilene Denton

Article

Soprano Renee Fleming to Make Sarasota Bow

Renowned soprano Renee Fleming to appear at the Van Wezel with the Sarasota Orchestra.

08/20/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

Sarasota Season Preview 2013: Sarasota Dance, Theater, Music, Visual Arts and More

Your guide to the must-see shows, stars and special events for 2013-2014.

11/01/2013 By Kay Kipling

Article

What to do in Sarasota This Weekend: 2/1/2013

Sarasota events: What to do in Sarasota this weekend, 2/1/2013.

02/01/2013 By Megan McDonald

Article

Top Tickets: February 2013

Sarasota events: February 2013's top tickets.

02/01/2013 By Megan McDonald