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The Florida Orchestra

Opens in 26 min: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wonderful Outdoor Concert

So much fun being in The Vinoy Park. Lots of little kids running around. Much a family affair... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Kingston, New York
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Straz Center Tampa Performance

We drove three hours to hear The Florida Orchestra on April 20, 2018. This was a performance of the... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
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The Florida Orchestra performs more than 100 concerts annually in the tri-city area of Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg, including our Masterworks series, Raymond James Pops series, Coffee series, Rock series, and a variety of free Pops in the...more
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244 2nd Ave N Ste 420, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3306
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

So much fun being in The Vinoy Park. Lots of little kids running around. Much a family affair. Enjoyed the concert. Enjoyed especially the sing along with songs that we all knew. Lots of fun. The fireworks were spectacular. Would recommend it highly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RylandJ
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We drove three hours to hear The Florida Orchestra on April 20, 2018. This was a performance of the Verdi Requiem. The conductor, Mr. Michael Francis , is excellent. The musicianship of the orchestra members is superb. This performance included the Combined Chorale ( I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ellison O
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Over the years I have seen and heard this orchestra perform every conceivable genre of music. Classical masterworks are my favorite and are usually accompanied by a pre concert talk which is a must. Popular works,coffee concerts in the afternoon, the music of rock bands,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Veganlass
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The concert was an all Tchaikovsky program, and we were very pleased with the way the conductor did it. He spent the first part of the concert explaining the music and giving examples of the different ways the composer produced his symphony. Then after an...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Gary B
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Talented orchestra, lovely venue, plenty of parking, modern restrooms and best of all lots of restaurants and shopping.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank BarbaraO1994
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Just enjoyed the orchestra performing old and new Broadway favorites. Talented vocalists rounded out the performance, especially the Phantom and Le MIs numbers. There really isn't a. Ad seat for a musical performance. It is a true gem for our city.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GinnyandRon
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Michael Francis certainly has brought new life and intensity to The Florida Orchestra. We've enjoyed the concerts that we've taken in this season.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank tampatowers
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a strong, full-time orchestra. We attended three concerts in each of their three regular venues, and they were all great.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank mngrayjay
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We are closest to Ruth Eckert Hall in Clearwater to enjoy this terrific regional orchestra; but we have attended performances at the Mafaffey in St. Petersburg and the Straz in Tampa.Season runs October to May. New music director Michael Francis reaching out to the communities...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank DianneWheatley
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Went to see The Florida Orchestra on Halloween for their Halloween Pops concert. We were not disappointed, the sound of the orchestra was fantastic, music selection fit the theme, the guest singers blew us away. Loved how the orchestra added some comedy into the performance...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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