Window to the East

Nov 15, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Continuing a tradition of more than fifty years, the Florida Southern College’s Festival of Fine Arts 2017-2018 season is filled with vibrant events showcasing the arts. Whether it’s music, dance, theatre, or art – there is something for everyone.

Window to the East

FSC Symphony Orchestra, Kira Omelchenko, conductor

Showcasing music inspired by – or written by – Asian composers, Kira Omelchenko and her FSC Symphony Orchestra present an evening of music which provides a glimpse into the Eastern Hemisphere, featuring works by Ivan Borodin, Claude Debussy, Takashi Yoshimatsu, and Tan Dun. In addition, music faculty artists Mark Thomsen (tenor) and Fen-Fang Chen (pipa) join the orchestra in collaborative performances. Included on the program will be pieces that will include Puccini’s Intermezzo Sinfonia, In the Steppes of Central Asia by Borodin, and White Landscapes, Opus 47a, by Yoshimatsu.

Pre-concert presentation at 7:00 p.m.

You may also be interested in Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern CollegeHollis GardenPosto 9 or Lakeland.