Celebrating “Irish Eyes” With New March 2022 Performances!

The Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra will present their Saint Patrick’s themed concerts entitled “Irish Eyes” with an appearance of “Soloists of the Orchestra”. This will be a smaller group of talented musicians who will passionately play a special “Les Solistes” repertoire of virtuoso classical and popular music. It will be a lilting and poignant picture of the Emerald Isle on March 10 and 11, 2022

Each evening performance will begin with traditional Irish melodies that will be performed with some unexpected tunes generated by Irish settlers in our Native Land.  “Wearing of the Green” would be appropriate for this lively and moving concert. As usual, there are planned surprises for the audience to savor. It will be a beautiful new concert event.

Central Florida Concert Locations: The Thursday March 10 performance for this season will start at 7:30 PM at the at Lake Square Mall located at 10401 US Highway 441 located between Tavares and Leesburg, FL 34788 at the Sears Building on left side entrance of mall. The March 11 Friday night Clermont concert will start at the Family Christian Center, located at 2500 South US Highway 27 at the corner of Steve’s Road in Clermont, FL 34711 at 7:30 PM. Come early for your choice of upfront seating.

Solo Performances: Executive Artistic Director and Co-Founder Audrey Sanders notes, “Konstantin will again be featured as our star soloist on many pieces. 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.” She shares, “We hope you will take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear the “heart of the symphonic orchestra” to appreciate the clarity and scope of their individual efforts. The sounds of each instrument will be brought into perspective with these “escaping covid” special concerts.  Please come & support your orchestra.”

More Spring Performances: Mark your calendars for April 7 and 8. “Les Solistes” of the FLSO will bring a Springtime exuberance of Impressionist splendor of surprises and melodic beauty. These concerts will be held at the same two locations. The Orchestra hopes you will take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear the “heart of the symphonic orchestra” and appreciate the clarity and scope of the individual efforts and sounds of each instrument brought into perspective with these “escaping covid” special concerts.

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. For advance reservations, call 352-343-0733. 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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