World Music

WORLD MUSIC: CULTURES, CUSTOMS, AND COLORS Tuesday, January 31, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Fen-Fang Chen, director and pipa Dave Coash, percussion; Stacey McColley, clarinet; Beth Gibbs, voice Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall In an exciting evening dedicated to the exploration of music beyond Euro-American cultures, these faculty artists will draw on national, regional, and local […]





Night at the Opera

IMPERIAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: A NIGHT AT THE OPERA LEONCAVALLO’S “Pagliacci” (in Italian) Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Branscomb Auditorium Ticket Information: www.imperialsymphonyorchestra.org The Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s unique “A Night at the Opera” fuses nationally and internationally-renowned singers and artistic staff with local professional singers, production/artistic staff, and ISO musicians. Rounding out this […]





The Nutcracker Ballet

FLORIDA DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S The Nutcracker Ballet Saturday, December 17, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. Branscomb Auditorium Florida Dance Theatre, FSC’s company-in-residence, brings its celebrated production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Festival of Fine Arts. A holiday tradition for generations of families, this timeless classic tells the […]





The Nutcracker Ballet

FLORIDA DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S The Nutcracker Ballet Saturday, December 17, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. Branscomb Auditorium Florida Dance Theatre, FSC’s company-in-residence, brings its celebrated production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Festival of Fine Arts. A holiday tradition for generations of families, this timeless classic tells the […]





A Gift for the Holidays

A GIFT FOR THE HOLIDAYS: THE CHRISTMAS GALA Saturday, December 10, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. FSC Music Department Branscomb Auditorium As the holidays approach, music faculty, staff, and students eagerly shift their attention to the preparation of FSC’s gift to the community, the Christmas Gala. Featuring such beloved traditions as Adolphe Adam’s […]





A Gift for the Holidays

A GIFT FOR THE HOLIDAYS: THE CHRISTMAS GALA Saturday, December 10, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. FSC Music Department Branscomb Auditorium As the holidays approach, music faculty, staff, and students eagerly shift their attention to the preparation of FSC’s gift to the community, the Christmas Gala. Featuring such beloved traditions as Adolphe Adam’s […]





The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon, Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck – Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic is […]





The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]





Hidden Treasures for the Bassoon

HIDDEN TREASURES FOR THE BASSOON Tuesday, November 29, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Fernando Traba, bassoon Rita Fandrich, piano Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall These extraordinary artists invite you to join them as they uncover beautiful, yet little-known, bassoon repertoire from the last 350 years. Among the hidden treasures are baroque, romantic, and contemporary works by […]





Rhythms of the Heart Concert

RHYTHMS OF THE HEART Monday, November 21, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Pre-concert presentation at 7:00 p.m.) FSC Symphony Orchestra, Kira Omelchenko, conductor Branscomb Auditorium In this special concert event, FSC’s Symphony Orchestra and School of Nursing dedicate an evening to the heart – the center of physical life and a universal symbol of thought, emotion, […]





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