Hey everyone! Travis back with some additional Tampa Bay entertainment news! Bok Tower Gardens has added a new preshow for the 8th annual Sunset & Symphony Fall Concert on November 7.
Area musicians Clint Dockery and James Hudson, an acoustical duo on mandolin and guitar, will perform from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. before the concert begins at 6 p.m.
Event gates open at 3:30 p.m. and tickets are $12 for members and $15 for the general public. The day of concert tickets are $20 and children under 5 are free.
If you're looking for tickets, they can be purchased online at www.boktowergardens.org.
Here are some quick tidbits about the show:
Popular operas, Broadway hits and patriotic favorites will be featured by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Joseph Mechavich with soprano Janette Zilioli.
With this year’s theme, “Fanfare for Opera,” William De Turk, Singing Tower carillonneur, will perform “Round O” from “The Moor’s Revenge” by Henry Purcell, “Gavotte” from “Iphigenie in Aulis” by Christoph W. von Gluck and a selection from “The Magic Flute” by W. A. Mozart.
Visitors are encouraged to bring picnics, lawn chairs or blankets, insect repellent and flashlights. Handicapped parking and shuttle service will be available. The Instrument Petting Zoo will begin at 4:30 p.m. Located on the Garden Activities Center lawn, families can try their hands at a variety of instruments with the help of Orlando Philharmonic musicians.
But, there's plenty more info, so log on to www.boktowergardens.org.
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