Violinist Adrian Anantawan has earned distinction as a "rising star in classical music." Thou born without a right hand, Anatawan has performed in the great halls of the world and won praise from world leaders including Queen Elizabeth II and Pope John Paul II.
Created in collaboration with John Malkovich, A Celebration of Harold Pinter is a humorous and fascinating solo performance by the acclaimed British actor, Julian Sands - star of such films as A Room With A View, Arachnophobia, and Warlock. This performance is part of New Stages 2015.
Join the Sarasota Concert Association for their 70th Anniversary Celebration featuring pianist Dick Hyman.
Created by the musicians of ETHEL, Documerica juxtaposes the music of today with historic video imagery to explore the tensions between environmental devastation, memory, renewal, and rebirth in this compelling examination of a tumultuous era. This performance is part of New Stages 2015.
Pianist Thomas Pandolfi has chosen music of two noted composers for "One Singular Night." Leading off with nine of Gershwin's best-know popular melodies, and then moving into Marvin Hamlish compositions for movies and Broadway - all performed by this noted Juilliard-trained pianist.
Dušan Týnek has been hailed for his sophisticated movement invention, ingenious use of space, and ability to convey emotion and atmosphere through an original dance vocabulary that bonds classical and modern techniques. This performance is part of New Stages 2015.
The Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music in today's world. Ayano Ninomiya, violin – Janet Ying, violin – Phillip Ying, viola – David Ying, cello.
The flickering imagery of pioneering stop-action animation is accompanied by the live gypsy swing of the Hot Club of San Francisco in this imaginative and innovative screening of two films by the pre-WWI European filmmaker, Ladislaw Starewicz. This performance is part of New Stages 2015.
Presented in the open air on 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.