2019 Season

2019 Season

COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2019 SEASON;

Monday, January 7, 2019:  National Symphony Orchestra of Romania
The National Symphony Orchestra of Romania assembles the brightest, young musicians from Romania to deliver performances characterized by virtuosity, abandon, joy and drama.  They will perform Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody No. 1, Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, Suite from Der Rosenkavalier by Strauss and Ravel’s Bolero.

Monday, January 14, 2019:   Puccini’s “Tosca” performed by Teatro Lirico D’Europa
A tale about an impulsive diva, a sadistic police chief and an idealistic artist, comes alive as Teatro Lirico d’Europa performs Giacomo Puccini’s exasperating and thrilling opera “Tosca”.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019:  Russian National Orchestra
The Russian National Orchestra began as a courageous demonstration of artistic freedom during the Soviet regime. Playing with captivating beauty, they have risen to the pinnacle of the classical music world.  Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Rachmaninoff coming to the USA, they will perform his Vocalise, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 and Symphonic Dances, Op. 45.

Monday, February 25, 2019:      Russian National Ballet Theatre “Cinderella”
The Russian National Ballet performs the timeless and beloved “Cinderella”.  The company’s knowledge of classical ballet and character dance, their breath of experience and an infinite dedication of the ballet has gained them notoriety and respect.  Jubilant music, lush scenery, and the hilarious double-roles of the stepsisters captivate audiences from around the world.

Monday, March 11, 2019:  Itzhak Perlman (Rescheduled)
Itzhak Perlman, undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, returns.  A classical musician beloved for his charm, humility and talent, Perlman is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy of music making.

Thursday, March 28, 2019:  Sir James Galway, Flutist
The living legend of the flute, Sir James Galway, is regarded as both the supreme interpreter of the classical flute repertoire and a consummate entertainer whose appeal crosses all musical boundaries.

 

The Fort Myers Community Concert Association is an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization founded by the legendary Barbara B. Mann in 1949 to bring world-class entertainment to Southwest Florida at affordable prices. The association consists of more than 1,700 members, underwriters and sponsors. Performers brought to Fort Myers in the past by the association include The Israel Ballet, The Boston Brass, Minnesota Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Vienna Boys Choir, Violinist Itzhak Perlman, Flutist James Galway, Pianist Andre Watts, Violinist Joshua Bell with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and many others.