Presented in the open air near The Ringling’s waterfront, the performance site itself — predicted to be underwater by the close of this century — plays an integral role in a visceral and involving engagement with vulnerability.
The beauty and richness of cello combine with piano and two extraordinary musicans to experience the music of Faure, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff as well as a special arrangement of "Estrallita" by Ponce/Heifetz.
Fantastic is the only word to describe this program of music that runs the gamut from "Variations on Chopsticks" to the familiar classics by Ravel, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff and Chopin, right into the music and songs of George and Ira Gershwin.
Highly talented soloists and professional choral ensemble come together to perform highlights from three of Gilbert & Sullivan's most popular shows.
The music and lives of two beloved singers - Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price - are celebrated in music and narrative in this tribute created by Adrienne Danrich.
Enjoy the Opening Night performance of your choice before gathering in The Ringling Courtyard for a dynamic array of entertainment – and of course the annual RIAF fireworks display.
With theatrical impact and technical virtuosity, one of China’s premiere contemporary dance companies stretch the boundaries of the human form. “…a mesmerizing tour-de-force of near-constant motion.” This performance is part of Ringling International Arts Festival.
An edgy, progressive tale of nightlife, passion, heartbreak, hope, and tears – performed with humor and humanity by talented young Cambodians using dance, circus arts, and music that beats like your heart.This performance is part of Ringling International Arts Festival.
Exquisitely trained in the traditional dances of Thailand, this mesmerizing artist explores contemporary aesthetics through compelling and profoundly moving solo performances. This performance is part of Ringling International Arts Festival.
Hailed for her mastery of traditional music and innovative creativity, this Indonesian composer and singer evokes the mysterious and infinite manifestations of Rahim (the womb) with music, movement, and imagery. This performance is part of Ringling International Arts Festival.