Single Tickets and Mini-Subscriptions
for Sarasota Concert Association’s 75th Anniversary Season
On Sale Now!
Discounted two-, three-, four- and five-subscription packages are available.
The 2020 Great Performers Series season features the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, pianist Behzod Abduraimov, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, The Knights with violinist Gil Shaham, Pacifica Quartet with pianist Orion Weiss, and Musicians from Marlboro.
(Sarasota, Florida) Single tickets and mini-subscriptions for the Sarasota Concert Association’s 2020 Great Performers Series are now on sale. The organization is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a lineup of world-renowned classical artists and ensembles. The series, which runs January through March, features the pianist Behzod Abduraimov (January 15), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (January 29), Chicago Symphony Orchestra with conductor Riccardo Muti (February 12), The Knights with violinist Gil Shaham (February 25), Pacifica Quartet with pianist Orion Weiss (March 12), and Musicians from Marlboro (March 30). Four of the concerts are at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and two concerts are at Riverview Performing Arts Center. Subscriptions for all six concerts, discounted two-, three-, four- and five-subscription packages, and single tickets are all available. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.scasarasota.org.
The 2020 Great Performers Series Season
January 15, 2020: Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
Winner of the London International Piano Competition at the age of 18, Abduraimov has already performed with such leading orchestras as the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, exhibiting depth of musicality paired with phenomenal technique. (At Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.)
January 29, 2020: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
“Champions of Collaboration,” the Grammy-award winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1972 to create a conductorless orchestra with the intimacy of a chamber ensemble. (At Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.)
February 12, 2020: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Led by the preeminent conductor Riccardo Muti, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been recognized as “one the five top orchestras in the world” by Gramophone magazine. (At Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.)
February 25, 2020: The Knights and Gil Shaham, violin
Dedicated to transforming the orchestral experience and eliminating barriers between audiences and music, The Knights share the stage with one of the foremost violinists of our time, Gil Shaham. (At Riverview Performing Arts Center)
March 12, 7:30 p.m.: Pacifica Quartet and Orion Weiss, piano
Orion Weiss, acclaimed as “one of the most sought-after soloists of his generation,” joins forces with the Pacifica Quartet—an ensemble widely praised for its gripping interpretations of string quartet cycles. (At Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.)
March 30, 7:30 p.m.: Musicians from Marlboro
An offshoot of the Marlboro Festival created by Rudolf Serkin, the Musicians from Marlboro are acclaimed both for their joyous, thoroughly prepared performances and for fostering artists at the beginning of their careers—including such luminaries as Yefin Bronfman, Richard Goode, and Richard Stoltzman. (At Riverview Performing Arts Center)
About the Sarasota Concert Association
The Sarasota Concert Association (SCA) is a nonprofit organization that fosters greater appreciation for world-class classical music by offering the community two engaging programs from December to April. The Great Performers Series, in its 75th season, brings world-renowned orchestras and chamber groups to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and the Riverview Performing Arts Center. The Music Matinee Series features outstanding regional artists in free community concerts at Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center and other venues. For more information about SCA, visit www.scasarasota.org.