From Generation to Generation

FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION CHOIR CONCERT Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Chamber Singers, Beth Gibbs, conductor Festival of Fine Arts: Branscomb Auditorium Branscomb Auditorium Whether found in familiar folk tunes or works by poets and composers, stories and traditions are often passed down through song. Featuring selections by choral composers such as […]

Music Faculty Showcase

A MUSIC FACULTY SHOWCASE: EDITION 2017 Monday, March 13, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Music Faculty Branscomb Auditorium Members of FSC’s distinguished music faculty join forces to present a delightful program of solo and chamber music in repertoire ranging from vocal to strings, piano, and instrumental. A special treat will be the first FSC performance […]

Swan Lake

RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S “Swan Lake” Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Pre-ballet presentation at 6:45 p.m. in Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall) Branscomb Auditorium In a much-anticipated return to the stage of Branscomb Auditorium, the Russian National Ballet brings its exquisite production of Tchaikovsky’s beloved Swan Lake to Lakeland audiences. Of the great classics, […]

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE February 16-19; 23-26, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Jimmy Roberts Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro Directed by Paul Bawek Loca Lee Buckner Theatre This witty Off-Broadway musical tackles modern love and relationships in all their phases: from the joys, perils, and pitfalls of […]

The Pirates of Penzance

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE by Gilbert and Sullivan Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Opera Theatre, Mark Thomsen, director FSC Opera Orchestra, Kira Omelchenko, conductor Branscomb Auditorium One of Gilbert’s and Sullivan’s most popular comic operas, The Pirates of Penzance tells the story of Frederic, an apprentice aboard a friendly pirate ship, and Mabel, the […]

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE February 16-19; 23-26, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Jimmy Roberts Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro Directed by Paul Bawek Loca Lee Buckner Theatre This witty Off-Broadway musical tackles modern love and relationships in all their phases: from the joys, perils, and pitfalls of […]

Quintessential Brass

QUINTESSENTIAL BRASS Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Faculty Brass Quintet Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall Back by popular request, the members of FSC’s Faculty Brass Quintet have chosen works for this performance that each believes to be a quintessential part of the brass quintet repertoire. Covering a gamut of styles, techniques, and sounds […]

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 […]

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