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01/08/2024

What happens backstage before a Florida Orchestra concert? Bad jokes and warmups, of course 🎻

What did you think of tonight’s concert? Which piece was your favorite? 🎻If you weren’t able to come this evening, we ha...
01/07/2024

What did you think of tonight’s concert? Which piece was your favorite?

🎻If you weren’t able to come this evening, we have one more show tomorrow evening at Ruth Eckerd Hall!

❓What is this weekend’s mystery piece ❓ We’ve provided a hint below! Leave your best guess in the comments and we’ll rev...
01/06/2024

❓What is this weekend’s mystery piece ❓ We’ve provided a hint below! Leave your best guess in the comments and we’ll reveal (and perform) the answer at the concerts this weekend 👀

Was your New Year's resolution to listen to more orchestral music? 🎻 Join us this weekend for performances featuring Ber...
01/05/2024

Was your New Year's resolution to listen to more orchestral music? 🎻 Join us this weekend for performances featuring Bernstein, Mozart, Mazzoli, and Respighi

📆Sat Jan 6, 8 pm Mahaffey Theater
📆Sun Jan 7, 7:30 pm Ruth Eckerd Hall

Featuring violin soloist Vadim Gluzman and guest conductor Thomas Wilkins

So Florida! We dug out this classic photo of Thomas Wilkins when he was TFO’s resident conductor. He’s still got that fu...
01/04/2024

So Florida! We dug out this classic photo of Thomas Wilkins when he was TFO’s resident conductor. He’s still got that fun vibe – and maybe those shorts -- when he returns this weekend for more Mozart, as well as Bernstein, Respighi and Mazzoli.

How does violinist Vadim Gluzman go from Beethoven to Tchaikovsky to Mozart with TFO? He shares the secret for strength ...
01/02/2024

How does violinist Vadim Gluzman go from Beethoven to Tchaikovsky to Mozart with TFO? He shares the secret for strength and balance in a busy life, today on the TFO Blog.


You don’t want to ask Vadim Gluzman if he has a favorite violin concerto among the dozens he plays all over the world. He will just answer your question with

01/01/2024

Here is our musical thank you gift to you🎶 We are so grateful for our family of patrons and donors who support The Florida Orchestra as we head into a spectacular new year of music together. Happy New Year!

Still need a holiday gift? 🎁 Give the gift of music with tickets or gift certificates to see The Florida Orchestra 🎻 Way...
12/22/2023

Still need a holiday gift? 🎁 Give the gift of music with tickets or gift certificates to see The Florida Orchestra 🎻 Way better than fruit cake, and they fit every time. Available at FloridaOrchestra.org

Happy Holidays! 🎄🎶 We will be out of the office from Dec 23-Jan 1. In the meantime, you can find tickets and information...
12/21/2023

Happy Holidays! 🎄🎶

We will be out of the office from Dec 23-Jan 1. In the meantime, you can find tickets and information on our events at FloridaOrchestra.org.

Our musicians are sleighing in their festive gear at our Holiday Pops concerts! 🛷🎻
12/19/2023

Our musicians are sleighing in their festive gear at our Holiday Pops concerts! 🛷🎻

Holiday Pops is here! Join The Florida Orchestra, Lumina Youth Choirs, and Tampa Oratorio Singers this weekend for very ...
12/15/2023

Holiday Pops is here! Join The Florida Orchestra, Lumina Youth Choirs, and Tampa Oratorio Singers this weekend for very merry music at its very best 🎶

🎄Fri, Dec 15 8pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts
🎁Sat, Dec 16 2pm Mahaffey Theater
🎁Sat, Dec 16 8pm Mahaffey Theater
✨Sun, Dec 17 2pm Ruth Eckerd Hall
✨Sun, Dec 17 7:30pm Ruth Eckerd Hall

Conducted by Bruce Hangen, former guest conductor of the Boston Pops.

12/15/2023

We are honored to be a part of this incredible holiday tradition 🎄🎻

Thank you Steinbrenner Family/ New York Yankees for having us!

Captured from last night's performance of Handel's Messiah, don't miss your final chance to experience the magic tonight...
12/09/2023

Captured from last night's performance of Handel's Messiah, don't miss your final chance to experience the magic tonight at Mahaffey Theater! 🎶

📸 JM Lennon

12/08/2023

Pre-concert selfie with a SOLD OUT crowd for #1 of three holiday brass/percussion shows this weekend with The Florida Orchestra! Gonna be a great show! (Featuring Kurt Grissom)

12/07/2023

Feel the power of TFO’s unparalleled brass section this weekend as they perform a festive mix of classical and popular holiday favorites 🎄🎺

📯 Thur, Dec 7, 7:30pm Episcopal Church of the Ascension
📯 Sat, Dec 9, 8pm Tampa Theater
📯 Sun, Dec 10, 2pm The Palladium Theatre at St. Petersburg College

We walked into rehearsal for our Holiday Brass concert to find a little elf in the middle of some shenanigans! 🎄📯
12/06/2023

We walked into rehearsal for our Holiday Brass concert to find a little elf in the middle of some shenanigans! 🎄📯

Handel’s Messiah has been No. 1 on the holiday circuit for nearly 300 years. How is that even possible? Hint: It’s not j...
12/06/2023

Handel’s Messiah has been No. 1 on the holiday circuit for nearly 300 years. How is that even possible? Hint: It’s not just the Hallelujah Chorus. Kurt Loft breaks it down today on the TFO Blog 🎻

Could any single piece of music be more popular and performed than Handel’s Messiah?

While it was true, his heart was too small.We found that it grew, with the love from you all. A huge thank you to the in...
12/04/2023

While it was true, his heart was too small.
We found that it grew, with the love from you all. A huge thank you to the incredible families and guests who made our Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas concerts extra special. Check out some of our favorite moments below! 📸✨

12/01/2023

The only way to hear these instruments all together IN ACTION! is at TFO’s performance of How the Grinch Stole Christmas (© 2023 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.)

Sat, Dec 2 at Mahaffey Theater

🎄2:00pm
🎄7:30pm

Decorate your holidays with one of our festive concerts coming to Tampa Bay this December ✨🎄
11/29/2023

Decorate your holidays with one of our festive concerts coming to Tampa Bay this December ✨🎄

Events Archive - The Florida Orchestra

We are grateful to everyone who supports The Florida Orchestra, from attending concerts to supporting the Match Challeng...
11/28/2023

We are grateful to everyone who supports The Florida Orchestra, from attending concerts to supporting the Match Challenge. Thank you for helping make all we do possible as we Inspire | Educate | Unite our community through the power of music 🎻

There is still time to donate before is over: https://www.facebook.com/donate/1422477708651804/ 👈

Cindy Lou Who takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and the Grinch’s world upside down, inside out an...
11/27/2023

Cindy Lou Who takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and the Grinch’s world upside
down, inside out and funny side up in her search for the true meaning of Christmas.

The orchestra will perform live to film the score by the late, great film composer James Horner.

© 2023 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

An incredible review of last night’s concert from our favorite classical concert attending canine!
11/18/2023

An incredible review of last night’s concert from our favorite classical concert attending canine!

It's inspiring. To be part. Of something SO . And George Li - Concert Pianist ? You ROCK! (Your 's No.2 gave Mom goosebumps)
Shout out to the always AWESOME TFO Musicians - We support The Florida Orchestra!
Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Brahms, Wagner, and Chopin, there’s no denying that this was a MASTERworks concert🎶 Thank you for joining us this evenin...
11/18/2023

Brahms, Wagner, and Chopin, there’s no denying that this was a MASTERworks concert🎶
Thank you for joining us this evening and if you missed it, we have two more performances of this MASTER mash-up:

🎻Saturday 8pm Mahaffey Theater
🎻Sunday 7:30pm Ruth Eckerd Hall

✨ Hey hey, it's Friday! ✨ That means tonight is the first of three weekend concerts featuring Chopin’s 2nd Piano Concert...
11/17/2023

✨ Hey hey, it's Friday! ✨
That means tonight is the first of three weekend concerts featuring Chopin’s 2nd Piano Concerto performed by George Li - Concert Pianist!

🎹 Friday, 8 pm - Straz Center for the Performing Arts

🎹 Saturday, 8 pm - Mahaffey Theater

🎹 Sunday, 7:30 pm - Ruth Eckerd Hall

Imagine pouring nearly two decades into crafting the perfect symphony – that's the journey of Brahms for his First Symph...
11/16/2023

Imagine pouring nearly two decades into crafting the perfect symphony – that's the journey of Brahms for his First Symphony. We can confidently say it was worth every moment. Join The Florida Orchestra this weekend as we perform this nearly 150-year-old masterpiece, guided by guest conductor Vladimir Kulenovic

🗓️ Friday, 8 pm - Straz Center for the Performing Arts
🗓️ Saturday, 8 pm - Mahaffey Theater
🗓️ Sunday, 7:30 pm - Ruth Eckerd Hall

Behind the scenes and right onstage 🎻 get a sense of what it’s like to be part of The Florida Orchestra, from programmin...
11/16/2023

Behind the scenes and right onstage 🎻 get a sense of what it’s like to be part of The Florida Orchestra, from programming to performing. All in this Tampa Bay Times article below 📰 👇

The Florida Orchestra kicked off its 56th season with nine new musicians and a concert schedule that ranges from classical to a ‘Grinch’ screening.

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