The Florida Orchestra to Offer Free Concerts In Local Parks
TAMPA - The Florida Orchestra is offering several evenings of symphonic bliss under the stars with its free Target Pops in the Park Concert series starting Thursday, October 11, and running through Sunday, October 14,.
All concerts start at 7 p.m. and offer a fun mix of symphony and pop favorites. Concert goers are encouraged to pack a picnic basket, blankets, low-back folding chairs and coolers for a thoroughly enjoyable evening amongst the natural beauty of our area parks.
The schedule for the series is:
Canned goods will be collected at the Vinoy Park concert for the Tampa Bay Harvest food drive.
The orchestra for all four concerts will be conducted by Andrew Grams, a Maryland native and The Florida Orchestra's interim resident conductor. As a conductor, Grams has worked with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra among others. He will also make his conducting debuts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in the 2007-08 season.
For more information, contact The Florida Orchestra at 813-286-2403 or 1-800-662-7286, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; or online via www.floridaorchestra.org.
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