During the festival, rehearsals and pre-concert lectures are open to the public. Open rehearsals offer the unique and intimate opportunity to discover how notes come together to form a musical masterpiece and how the musicians collaborate to make this happen. Rehearsals are free of charge for series subscribers, faculty, and students. Lectures are FREE to everyone. Daily rehearsal passes are available at the rehearsal hall during the festival for $15. Purchase a festival pass to all rehearsals for $75. Click here to order.
Click here for our 2018 rehearsal schedule. The April 7, 8, 10, 11, 13 and 14 rehearsals are at the Mildred Sainer Pavilion, New College of Florida, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; the April 16 and 17 rehearsals are at Felding Hall, Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota.
Please note the special Sources of Inspiration Panel Discussion we're offering Tuesday, April 10, 4:35 pm at Mildred Sainer Pavilion. Our world class musicians Bruno Giuranna, Christine J. Lee, Ruth Lenz, Antonio Meneses and composer Jerry Bilik will discuss what has inspired them throughout their careers. This is a free event open to everyone.
Mildred Sainer Pavilion is located on Bay Shore Road just south of the Ringling Museum of Art on the campus of New College of Florida. Take time out from rehearsals to visit one of the country's great regional museums.