The Venice Symphony welcomes Broadway and recording star Linda Eder for her only area appearance at Songs from the Screen and Stage, May 6-7 at the Venice Performing Arts Center.
In January 2020, Broadway World hailed Eder as “dazzling” and “one of the greatest voices of our time.” She starred on Broadway in Jekyll and Hyde, has performed to sold-out crowds at venues in the United States and Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall and the Kennedy Center. Eder has recorded 18 solo albums and collaborated with Marvin Hamlisch, Michael Feinstein and others.
The concert program includes songs from Hello Dolly, Funny Girl and The Sound of Music along with beloved standards Almost Like Being in Love and more, performed with the orchestra. Said Music Director Troy Quinn, “Linda is one of our country’s great vocalists and a master of singing a heart wrenching ballad or a dazzling showstopper. I can think of no better way to close out our very successful concert season.”
Season sponsors of The Venice Symphony are Gulf Coast Community Foundation and proceeds from the Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax. The concert sponsor is the Edmund and Elizabeth Campbell Foundation.
The Symphony will offer its free Meet the Maestro Pre-Concert Talks at 6:30 pm before evening concerts and 2:30 pm before afternoon concerts. These insightful and entertaining programs feature Maestro Quinn and guest artists, are sponsored by FourThought Private Wealth.
Tickets for this concert are $38 to $58. Tickets are available at thevenicesymphony.org, by calling 941-207-8822. Masks are not required for this concert series.
CALENDAR/EVENT LISTING: The Venice Symphony Presents Songs from the Screen and Stage with Linda Eder, 7:30 pm, May 6 and 3:30 pm, May 7 at the Venice Performing Arts Center, One Indian Ave., Venice. Free Pre-Concert talks begin one hour before each concert. Free parking and valet. The Venice Symphony is in the process of moving our office to Bird Bay Professional Park in Venice, so please call 941-207-8822 to purchase tickets or visit thevenicesymphony.org.
Founded in 1974, The Venice Symphony is a 501(c)(3) professional orchestra deeply rooted in its community, offering concerts from November through May at the Venice Performing Arts Center, special events and long-standing music education programs for all ages throughout the year. The orchestra is led by Music Director/Conductor Troy Quinn. Learn more at thevenicesymphony.org