As the saying goes, “It’s the economy, stupid.” That was the big story of 2009, touching all of our lives and driving much of the national conversation. Fittingly, it’s also the story we start with as we look back at the last year in Florida with WUSF’s reporting team. We recap a few of the biggest stories of the year and look at how they have impacted our communities.
Join us on New Year's Day 2010, for a sparkling celebration, live from the Golden Hall at the Musikverein in Vienna. The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual New Year’s Day from Vienna, including your favorite waltzes and polkas, and so much more.
Dr. Henry Porter’s father had a big influence on his perspective about education. Here, the musician, educator and Sarasota native tells his friend Edna Holliman about his father’s influence...and how he uses it to change the world in his own way.
Music Credits: Magic, Ben Folds Five, The Unauthorized Biography Of Reinhold Messner, Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Over the past four years, the GUITAR SARASOTA SHOWCASE CONCERT has been an event in which professional musicians from Tampa to Fort Myers have joined forces, to entertain the Sarasota audience with classical, jazz and flamenco music.
This GuitarSarasota performance of the The Guitar Duo of PABLO GONZALEZ JAZEY & THOMAS KOCH will be the premiere performance of the Gonzales-Koch Guitar Duo in the US with future performances in the US, and South America. Music by J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Astor Piazolla and others.
French classical guitarist Gabriel Bianco in concert. He has earned first prize in multiple international competitions in Austria (Vienna), Germany (Koblenz), France (Ile de Ré and Barbezieux ), Poland (Tychy) and Portugal (Sernancelhe).