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2021 Summer Series
August 7, 2021
August 7, 2021 | 7PM | Florida SouthWestern State College Charlotte Campus, Rush Auditorium, 26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda
Works by classical music masters combine to illustrate the endless and delightful diversity of chamber music. From one of the greatest composers W.A. Mozart you will hear two sublime quartets; from Johann Strauss the Emperor Waltz; and from celebrated Opera composers Puccini and Verdi, Madame Butterfly and La Traviata. Our ensemble presents violinists David Qi and Cindi Qi, violist Rafael Ramírez, and cellist Shea Kole.
Mozart – Divertimento in D, K. 136, I. Allegro
Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525, II. Romanze Andante
Mozart – Quartet in A, K. 298, I. Andante
J. Strauss – Emporer Waltz
J. Strauss – Roses from the South
Boccherini – Menuett, Modernato
P. Mascagni – Intermezzo Sinfonico
Puccini – Sections from Madame Butterfly
Verdi – Sections from La Traviata
Stephen C. Foster – Beautiful Dreamer
August 28, 2021
August 28, 2021 | 7PM | Florida SouthWestern State College Charlotte Campus, Rush Auditorium, 26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda
Percussionists rarely get to take center stage during orchestral performances. Join Dean Anderson, Scott Crawford, Isaac Fernández Hernández, and Tihda Vongkoth as they come front and center to showcase the most riveting array of percussion instruments and music seldom heard in live settings. The full program will be announced publicly.
Punta Gorda Symphony is returning to a glorious 70-musician orchestra, and Maestro Ponti is programming for a lush and exciting return to the concert hall.
SAVE THE DATES:
November 21, 2021
December 19, 2021
January 16, 2022
February 6, 2022
March 6, 2022
April 24, 2022
Maestro Ponti’s stimulating Behind the Notes programs will resume in the FSW auditorium each Friday prior to a concert weekend.
Our season-closing concert on April 24 will be held at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center to accommodate a celebratory fête.
Responding to the popularity of our recent outdoor concerts, we are adding a chamber music series at outdoor venues around town.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
You can expect subscription renewals to begin in August, followed by new subscriptions then single ticket sales. Look for your brochure in the mail, and stay in the know via email and Facebook.
If you held a 19/20 subscription, you will have the first right of refusal to those same seats regardless of whether you renewed them for last year’s canceled 20/21 subscription. Seat change requests will be duly noted and processed after renewals are completed.
If you still have funds on account with us, you may apply them to the purchase of any 21/22 tickets and/or to a charitable gift.
Look for details in August along with a complete 21/22 Season brochure. Please contact the office at 941-205-5996 if would like to join our mailing list, or if you would like to receive our most current information and news directly to your inbox, join our email list.
Ticketing Options For Paid Subscribers & Ticket Holders
- All existing funds have already been placed on-account, holding your 21/22 season subscription.
- 21/22 subscription renewals have been paused until further notice.
- Some or all of your on-account funds may be applied to concerts in the 21/22 season or converted to a donation.
- Partial or full refunds will be honored if requested. Please consider donating what you can. Your charity is as important now as ever.
- Existing seating requests have been recorded and held in a queue. The use of on-account funds will not affect requests.
20/21 Season Archive
Holidays Pops Outdoors
December 19, 2020
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Fantasia on We Three Kings
Music from “Frozen”
The First Noel
The Christmas Song
Christmas Eve / Sarajevo by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Of the Father’s Love Begotten
Polar Express Concert Suite
The Bells of Christmas
Strings in the Garden
March 14, 2021
Ming Gao, Violin
Si-Cheng Liu, Cello
Charis Dimaras, Piano
Vivaldi | “Presto” from The Four Seasons: Summer
Piazzolla | Oblivion
Zeppelin | Kashmir
Chen Gong & He Zhanhao | Butterfly Lovers
The Beatles | Beatles Mania: A Celebration Medley
Zeppelin | Stairway to Heaven
Symphony on the Lawn
February 6, 2021
Frank Loesser | Music from Guys and Dolls
Gershwin | Overture to Girl Crazy
Glenn Miller | Moonlight Serenade
Georges Bizet | Carmen Suite No. 1
Richard Rodgers | “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel
Richard Rodgers | Selections from The Sound of Music
Miklos Rozsa | Love Theme from Ben-Hur
Bernstein | Selections from West Side Story
April 18, 2021
Richard Stoelzel, Trumpet
Jeff Kaye, Trumpet
Jennifer Miller, Horn
Karla Rojas, Trombone
Todd Handley, Tuba
Gershwin – Selections from Porgy and Bess
Bernstein – Selections from West Side Story
Prokofiev – March Op. 99
Kevin McKee – Escape
Clyde McCoy – Sugar Blues
Eric Ewazen – Grand Valley Fanfare
Michael Kamen – Quintet
Pharell Williams / arr. Matthew Brown – Happy
Kevin McKee – Vuelta del Fuego
19/20 Season Archive
November 10, 2019
Strauss | Don Juan
Koussevitzky | Double Bass Concerto
Leonid Finkelshteyn, Double Bass
Mendelssohn | Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”
December 15, 2019
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing | The First Noel | Carol of the Bells
We Three Kings | Symph-Hanukkah | The Twelve Gifts Christmas
Christmas at the Movies | Another Night Before Christmas
Stille Nacht | Ave Maria | Mad Russian’s Christmas
Fantasia on We Three Kings | Sleigh Ride
Jacob Waid, vocalist
February 9, 2020
Mozart | Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Castelnuovo-Tedesco | Guitar Concerto No. 1
Celil Refik Kaya, Guitar
Beethoven | Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale”
March 8, 2020
Dvořák | Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
Fuchs | Piano Concerto, “Spiritualist”
Jeffrey Biegel, Piano
Shostakovich | Festive Overture