Friday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. Tickets: $15 - $45
TFO Masterworks: Dvorak's The New World Symphony
Michael Francis, conductor
Aldo López-Gavilán, Piano
Michael Ippolito: Triptych
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, “From The New World”
The world premiere of a special Florida Orchestra commission. Rising star composer and Tampa native Michael Ippolito writes a work inspired by Florida especially to honor the 50th anniversary of the orchestra. The other works on the program are old favorites: Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with The Florida Orchestra debut of Cuban pianist Aldo López-Gavilán. Michael Francis conducts.