USF music composition professor Baljinder Sekon’s piece Stars gets a high profile world premiere with The Florida Orchestra this weekend.
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The Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City starts Feb. 28. With the festival just a couple of weeks away, Florida Matters is taking another listen to stories from our 2018 special series "Telling Tampa Bay Stories: Plant City."
Program: Evening Masterwork
Felix Mendelssohn first got the idea for his third symphony while on a trip to Scotland. He was 20 years old at the time, and he wasn’t in any hurry to finish the symphony – he took 13 years to complete the work. Additionally, despite its listing as his third symphony, it was actually the last symphony he finished. And in a lot of ways the symphony is more of a souvenir of that trip to Scotland,...more...
A University of South Florida music composition professor's latest work is getting a high-profile debut this week at the hands of the Florida Orchestra . Baljinder Sekhon ’s “Stars” will open a trio of Masterworks Series concerts that also feature Holst’s “The Planets” and Debussy’s “Nocturnes.”
All Night Jazz
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, Mike Cornette shares music and conversation with pianist Bill Charlap, as he prepares for an appearance at the Sarasota Jazz Festival. Plus what’s that smell, you might ask? Well, it’s just a little Funkaroma from saxophonist Eddie Harris featuring focus artist of the week, bassist Rufus Reid on the Jazz Trip @ Ten. Then later, on the Midnight Standard, we’ll hear a...more...
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