The Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra will begin their interrupted 16th Season on Thursday and Friday, January 20 and 21. After a long Covid break and continuing challenges, they will start with a smaller group of professional musicians and their repertoire will include Mendelssohn’s “Mid-Summer Night’s Dream”, “Badinerie” by Bach, “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni, “Valse” by Shostakovich, “The Blue Danube” by Strauss, pieces by Leroy Anderson such as “Blue Tango” and “Belle of the Ball”, “Somewhere in Time” from the movie, “Pavane” by Faure, some Czardas pieces etc. It will be a beautiful concert event.
Central Florida Concert Locations: The Thursday January 20 performance for this season will start at 7:30 PM at the at Lake Square Mall located at 10401 US Highway 441 in Leesburg, FL 34788 at the Sears Building on left side entrance of mall. The Friday night Clermont concerts start at 7:30 PM, which is a new earlier time this season. The Friday January 21 concert will still be held at the Family Christian Center, located at 2500 South US Highway 27 at the corner of Steve’s Road in Clermont, FL 34711.
Konstantin Dimitrov: Executive Artistic Director and Co-Founder Audrey Sanders notes, “Konstantin will be starring as a soloist on many pieces as we all have come to admire his sovereign virtuosity over the years. As a revered concertmaster and concert virtuoso solo violinist, Dimitrov has been a respected professional musician with over 20 years of experience as a performing artist who has performed as a star soloist with orchestras across the globe.” Dimitrov adds, I am proud to be associated with the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra!” New Season 16 Performances will soon be announced.
History of the Florida Lakes Symphony: In 2005, the internationally respected classical concert pianist and composer Guy Saint-Clair came to Lake County from their home in Europe with his wife and portrait/wildlife artist Audrey Sanders. That same year they established Lake County’s first professional symphony orchestra, the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra. Through the years, they have hosted a series of guest conductors from around the world. Virtuoso Bulgarian violinist Konstantin Dimitrov continues to anchor the orchestra since 2006 as Concert Master and violin soloist. With the immense guiding light and musical sense of the Founder, Guy Saint-Clair with supportive artistic and administrative skills of the co-founder, Audrey Sanders as Executive Director, this orchestra was established as a formidable force on the cultural scene of Central Florida.
Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra: Concert tickets are still only $42 in advance or $45 at the door. Families of four inclusive of 2 Adults and 2 Students are only $50. Students are only $15 with accompanying parents or teachers are only $25. Group tickets are always available. If you have used Tickets from during the pandemic, they will be honored. If you misplaced your tickets, we have a list of those who paid, not to worry. Call 352-343-0733 for more information. Visit: www.FloridaLakesSymphonyOrchestra.com. Follow the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/floridalakesymphonyorchestra/?ref=bookmarks. Mail checks for tickets to: FLSO at 112 First Street, Tavares, FL 32778.
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Great article about a great Symphony Orchestra, FL LAKES SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
So glad they’re starting back up again. Music soothes the soul and we’ve surely missed that for far too long with the Pandemic. Can’t wait to hear some great music again!