The Rite of Spring & Emanuel Ax

The Rite of Spring & Emanuel Ax The remarkable Emanuel Ax (“his touch is amazing. The keys are not so much struck as sighed upon—moved as if by a breath.” ~ Seattle Times) lavishes his prodigious talents on Mozart’s stately piano concertos, whose trumpets and timpani underscore its classic elegance. Then sparks fly in The … Read more

Pictures at an Exhibition

Pictures at an Exhibition What a glorious beginning to our 2023-2024 Classics Series! Music Director Eric Jacobsen and the Orlando Philharmonic present the celebratory opening concert featuring Mussorgsky’s “gallery crawl” (in Ravel’s glittering orchestration). Come along as your “mind’s ears” conjure the ten pictures on exhibit—including baby chicks pecking their way out of their shells, … Read more