Artist Series Concerts take place in the Historic Asolo Theater and other small venues in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. For more information and tickets for all Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota, visit www.artistseriesconcerts.org or call 941-306-1200.
In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games.
Winner of five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards, the Cuban pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Chucho Valdés has been a key figure in the evolution of Afro-Cuban jazz for the past 50 years.
Founded in 1968 by Irvin Feld, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus College, produced over 1500 graduates, many of whom went on to become professional merry makers. Learn about life in this remarkable and influential institution from three distinguished graduates.
A hybrid of sci-fi and film noir, with elements of time travel and telepathy, Spectropia is an original mix of film, performance, and video game that uses the metaphor of supernatural possession to investigate identity and the shifting sands of a debt based culture.
American-style beauty contests complete with young women in tiaras, sashes, and swimsuits became big business in Japan in the 1950s. These pageants were used for multiple reason to promote products, attract tourists, and most interestingly, to accomplish diplomatic missions.
The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world.
In this high flying program, the two-time GRAMMY® winning Turtle Island Quartet, pays homage to the incandescent visionary brilliance of jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. The genius of his improvisations almost single handedly catapulted jazz from pop into art, indelibly altering the musical landscape of America.
Live cinema performance, mixing and animating in real-time using cutting-edge motion-sensing technologies to perform complex layers of media. Musicians and a video DJ control robotic screens, lights, sound, and video that merge to present a contemporary ghost story.
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.