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“We welcome the finest roster of artists in TSO’s history! Our decision to pursue this creative approach is very exciting to our guest artists as they become partners in the creative process – in effect they will curate the concert. They have all commended our progressive, innovative approach to the TSO season and we’re all excited about what will unfold!” – Darko Butorac, Music Director
Season Opener! An Evening with Tenor Lawrence Brownlee
Friday, September 11, 2020, 8:00pm
Tenor Lawrence Brownlee captivates audiences and critics around the world, and has been hailed as “an international star” by The New York Times. He is a regular guest at the world’s most important opera houses including The Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, and the Royal Opera House – Covent Garden, among others. He is a fixture at the world’s top recital venues including Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, and The Kennedy Center. Recent concert performances include collaborations with The Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The San Francisco Symphony, and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.
“Is there a finer Rossini tenor in the world than Lawrence Brownlee?”— The New Yorker’s Alex Ross
An Evening with Cellist Joshua Roman
Friday, October 23, 2020, 8:00pm
Cellist Joshua Roman has earned an international reputation for his wide-ranging repertoire, a commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways, artistic leadership and versatility. As well as being a celebrated performer, he is recognized as an accomplished composer and curator, and was named a TED Senior Fellow in 2015. He has performed on all the world’s major stages both as soloist and chamber musician, and he frequently collaborates with artists outside the music community.
“A cellist of extraordinary technical and musical gifts.”—San Francisco Chronicle
Holiday Magic! Mikki Sodergren and Friends
Saturday, December 19, 2020, 8:00pm
TSO favorite Mikki Sodergren (vocalist) returns to celebrate the season, bring good cheer, and share some favorite tunes! Joining her will be Michael Maliakel from last season’s Star Crossed Lovers, and they are excited to introduce Nat Zegree to the Tallahassee community. Nat is an incredible pianist, composer, and performer, and these three friends are sure to give you and your family an incredible holiday experience—right in your living room! Be ready to sing along to your favorites from every style of music. Don’t forget the eggnog!
An Evening with Violinist Blake Pouliot
Saturday, January 23, 2021, 8:00pm
At only 25 years old, violinist Blake Pouliot has joined the upper echelons of brilliant soloists, establishing himself as a consummate 21st century artist with the rigor and passion to shine for a lifetime. Pouliot has soloed with the Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, Milwaukee, San Francisco, and Seattle symphonies, dazzling audiences by “[surging] onstage in rock star pants…[presenting] Brahms as a composer of great passion. It was compellingly – indeed, irresistibly – done.” (The Dallas Morning News) In September, Pouliot’s debut album featuring the works of Ravel and Debussy was released (Analekta Records), earning a five-star rating from BBC Music Magazine and a 2019 Juno Award nomination for Best Classical Album.
“One of those special talents that comes along once in a lifetime.”
— Toronto Star
Valentine’s Day Special! An Evening with Time for Three
Nick Kendall, Violin; Charles Yang, Violin; Ranaan Meyer, Double Bass
Sunday, February 14, 2021, 8:00pm
Defying convention and boundaries, Time For Three stands at the busy intersection of Americana, modern pop, and classical music. The group has performed hundreds of engagements as diverse as its music: from featured guest soloists on the Philadelphia Orchestra’s subscription series, to Club Yoshi’s in San Francisco, to residencies at the Kennedy Center. Recent Highlights include Carnegie Hall, appearances with the Boston Pops, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestras, sold-out concerts with the Czech Philharmonic and BBC Proms, and an appearance on the ABC prime time hit show “Dancing with the Stars.”
“Tf3 performs like a thunderstorm moving across the American plain. it’s hard not to be swept up in the force of their staggering technique and contagious energy.”— National Public Radio
Season Finale! An Evening with Pianist Jon Kimura Parker
Saturday, March 27, 2021, 8:00pm
Pianist Jon Kimura Parker is known for his charisma, infectious enthusiasm, and dynamic performances. A veteran of the international concert stage, he has performed regularly in the Berlin Philharmonie, Carnegie Hall, London’s South Bank, the Sydney Opera House, and the Beijing Concert Hall. He was recently named Creative Partner for the Minnesota Orchestra’s Summer at Orchestra Hall, serves as the Artistic Director for the Honens International Piano Competition and Artistic Advisor for the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. A collaborator in a wide variety of styles, Mr. Parker has performed with Doc Severinsen, Audra McDonald, Bobby McFerrin, Pablo Ziegler, and Sanjaya Malakar. As a founding member of Off the Score, he also performed with Stewart Copeland – the legendary drummer of The Police – for the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival’s 20th Anniversary Season.
“Mr. Parker was an insightful, energetic soloist…the audience roared in approval.” -The New York Times