Local orchestra to liven Heritage Park field

The Florida Orchestra will amplify the field of Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park with a live performance on Oct. 27. Hosted by the Heritage Park Foundation, the “Brass with a Beat” event will be free to the public and starts at 5 p.m. This will mark the orchestra’s second year performing on the park’s stage, which opened in 2017, after a persistent and collaborative effort to create a venue for … [Read more...]

Creating harmony in the hospital

The Mallah Garden Atrium at St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, in Lutz, was transformed into a concert hall when The Florida Orchestra gave a free performance on March 16. Approximately 200 people — patients, staff and visitors — filled the atrium to listen to the classical music presentation. The performance was broadcast to patient rooms for those who could not attend. Guest conductor Joseph … [Read more...]

Enjoying a free concert with mom

Mother's Day is coming up. That probably means flowers and a card for your mom, your spouse or someone you know who is a mom. And that sounds like a nice way to recognize them: Flowers and a card. Not very creative, of course. Maybe a little boring when you think about it. But nice, I guess. The question is, do you want to be boring, or do you want mom to know she's special? Does she really … [Read more...]