We have just announced our 2019-20 concert season at The Venice Performing Arts Center. If you would like to receive our March mailing and order form for season tickets and packages, fill out the form at the bottom of this page. All concerts take place at 7:30 pm Friday and 3:30 pm Saturday, with three additional Saturday 7:30 pm concerts (those concerts are also part of our Saturday Night at The Symphony series).
November 15-16 – Bohemian Beethoven – Celebrate Conductor Troy Quinn’s first concert program and Beethoven’s 250th birthday with two rock star pieces of music, Beethoven’s epic Fifth Symphony and Queen’s modern-day masterpiece Bohemian Rhapsody. The concert will also feature Dvořák’s raucous Carnival Overture. Join us as we celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday.
December 20- 21, 2019 – A Very Merry Holiday Pops – Join The Venice Symphony for our traditional concert with a holiday twist as we present yuletide classics like Deck the Hall and Carol of the Bells with music from holiday film favorites “Home Alone” and “Polar Express.” We are thrilled to welcome The Venice Symphony Youth Orchestra and Sarasota’s Key Chorale as our special guest. *Saturday Night at the Symphony series
January 10-11, 2020 – Cosmic Convergence –The stars will align as you take a cosmic journey with Troy Quinn and The Venice Symphony. You’ll hear music from Star Trek and Star Wars and Gustav Holst’s Jupiter from The Planets. The concert concludes with Dvorak’s beloved New World Symphony. Video images will guide you on this out of this world! concert. *Saturday Night at the Symphony series
February 7-8, 2020 – Shaken Not Stirred: The Music of James Bond Join The Venice Symphony as we shake (not stir) things up with some of the greatest music written for the screen from Oscar-winning composers John Barry, Marvin Hamlisch, Bill Conti and Adele and more. Dress up to pose for a photo with 007 and bring a friend, because this concert shouldn’t be “For Your Eyes (and ears) Only.” *Saturday Night at the Symphony series
February 28-29, 2020 – Romeo and Juliet – This concert is your chance to hear how great composers have interpreted Shakespeare’s timeless tale of star-crossed love. Indulge in Tchaikovsky’s lush Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and Leonard Bernstein’s rousing overture from West Side Story and more. Rounding out the program will be guest piano soloist Daniel Lebhardt on Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major.
March 27-28, 2020 – In Concert with Broadway Star Linda Eder – Broadway and recording star Linda Eder joins The Venice Symphony for a special concert of classics from stage and screen. Eder has been called “one of the greatest voices of our time” and routinely sells out performances all over the country. We are thrilled to welcome her to Venice.
April 24-25, 2020 – The Movie Maestro: A Tribute to John Williams – With his instantly recognizable scores, John Williams has redefined the art of film and music. Hear a full orchestra play these recognizable classics as The Venice Symphony plays selections from the Star Wars series, Jurassic Park, Lincoln, E.T., Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, along with a few surprises.