Enjoy the festive, elegant splendor of The Field Club as we kick off our 33rd season with La Musica’s spin on a gala event. Take in the beauty of the bay and the historic mansion during the cocktail reception. Sit back and relax while a duo of our musicians performs a recital. Cap the evening with an exquisite dinner in the Club’s flagship dining room – a space designed by architectural icon Tim Seibert. Sponsored by Scene Magazine. Derek Han’s performance sponsored by a grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.
“Thoughts on Laps” is a series of La Musica's program notes written by violist Daniel Avshalomov, who has performed and written for the festival since its inception over three decades ago.
The book launch party is Tuesday, February 12, from 5-7 p.m., at the Sarasota Yacht Club, 1100 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34236. There will be a performance by Daniel Avshalomov (viola) and Derek Han (piano). Light refreshments will be served before and after the concert, and each guest will receive a signed copy of the book.
Cost is $75 per person. To RSVP, please call Sally Faron at (941) 346-2601.
A unique and intimate opportunity to discover how the musical phrasing and new friendships are developed. Rehearsals are held at the Mildred Sainer Pavilion. Festival rehearsal passes, which allow admission to all rehearsal sessions during the festival, are available for purchase ($75) on the TICKETS page. Daily rehearsal passes ($15/day) are available at the rehearsal hall only during the festival. Click here for the complete rehearsal schedule.
Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op.70 No.2
~ Ruth Lenz, Dmitri Atapine, Derek Han
Antonín Dvořák, String Sextet, Op.48
~ Federico Agostini, Marta Kowalczyk, Bruno Giuranna, Daniel Palmizio, Christine J. Lee, Dmitri Atapine
A lively, interactive dinner event featuring La Musica artists joining with Philip Mancini and Michael’s On East’s Executive Chef Jamil Pineda to lead guests in cooking demonstrations to create the evening's meal. This event is a tremendous amount of fun and the food you and your tablemates prepare is always delicious. Musical Chefs WILL sell out so reserve early!
Wolfgang Mozart, Flute Quartet in D major, K.285
~ Demarre McGill, Marta Kowalczyk, Daniel Palmizio, Christine J. Lee
Georg Friedrich Händel, L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55 (Sweet Bird)
Léo Delibes, Le Rossignol (The Nightingale)
Félicien David, La Perle du Bresil, Charmant Oiseau (Delightful Bird)
Julius Benedict, The Gypsy and the Bird, for Soprano, Flute and Piano
~ Catherine Wethington, Demarre McGill, Derek Han
Johannes Brahms, Piano Quintet, Op.34
~ Federico Agostini, Ruth Lenz, Bruno Giuranna, Dmitri Atapine, Derek Han
Mingle with the musicians amongst airplanes and enjoy wine, light bites and a mini concert. Sponsored by Dolphin Aviation.
Frank Bridge, An Irish Melody, “The Londonderry Air” H.86
~ Ruth Lenz, Federico Agostini, Daniel Palmizio, Dmitri Atapine
Claude Debussy, Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
~ Demarre McGill, Daniel Palmizio, Ann Hobson Pilot
Nikolai Kapustin, Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano, Op.86
~ Demarre McGill, Dmitri Atapine, Derek Han
Robert Schumann, Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op.47
~ Marta Kowalczyk, Bruno Giuranna, Christine J. Lee, Derek Han
Wolfgang Mozart, Piano Quartet in E-flat major, K.493
~ Marta Kowalczyk, Daniel Palmizio, Dmitri Atapine, Derek Han
Amy Marcy Beach, Piano Trio, Op.150
~ Ruth Lenz, Christine J. Lee, Derek Han
Arnold Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht, Op.4
~ Federico Agostini, Marta Kowalczyk, Bruno Giuranna, Daniel Palmizio, Dmitri Atapine, Christine J. Lee
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