Sinfonia Gala Event: Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN at the Symphony
The main concert season culminates when Sinfonia Gulf Coast brings the world premiere of America’s most beloved movie musical to the Emerald Coast for the annual Gala Event on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30pm at the Emerald Coast Convention Center. Gloriously restored and projected on the Big Screen, with unforgettable performances by Shirley Jones and Robert Preseton, this production features Meredith Willson’s brilliant songs and score performed live by Sinfonia Gulf Coast in their exhilarating and spectacular orginal Oscar-winning orchestrations by the legendary Ray Heindorf. The performance will be conducted by Emmy winner, and five-time Emmy nominee George Daugherty.
Sinfonia Gulf Coast's Gala will be held Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Tickets are $45-$250 per person. Platinum and Gold table seating includes a special VIP pre-concert reception and preferred seating during the performance. Tickets available online at sinfoniagulfcoast.org.
The 12th season continues Sinfonia’s tradition as a symphony redefined by presenting a stellar line up that celebrates the classics with a twist including:
- Oct 24: An Evening with Chris Mann with wine dinner at Flemings @ 5:30pm followed by performance at upstairs theatre. Grand Boulevard
- Nov 9: Classical Connections with cellist Sang-Eun Lee. Grace Lutheran Church @ 7:30pm. Destin
- Dec 15: A Rockin' Holiday with Mary Wilson of the Supremes concert at Destiny Worship Center @ 7:30pm. Miramar Beach
- Jan 26: Classical Connections featuring SYBARITE5 string quintet at Grace Lutheran Church @ 7:30pm. Destin
- Mar 3: Classical Connections with violinist Corinne Stillwell. Grace Lutheran Church @ 7:30pm. Destin
- Mar 31: Sinfonia Gala Event presenting the world premiere of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man in Concert at Emerald Coast Convention Center @ 7:30pm. Fort Walton Beach
- May 27: Sinfonia Goes Pops concert in Alys Beach amphitheater over Memorial Day weekend. Alys Beach
As the region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, Sinfonia Gulf Coast is committed to presenting high-caliber events and providing much-needed educational initiatives throughout the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast region. Proceeds from the all events benefit Sinfonia Gulf Coast and its music education programs, which include musicians/guest artists in schools, free orchestra concerts, bus transportation for students, Sinfonia Youth Orchestra program, Arts in Medicine with Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, LINK UP concerts with third through fifth grades in participation with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Institute of Music, the annual Paint the Music Project and more.
SoWal.com is a proud Presenting E-media Sponsor for Sinfonia's 12th season. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit SinfoniaGulfCoast.org or call 850-460-8800. Stay social for updates on upcoming concerts and special events all season long on Facebook: Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Find Sinfonia on Instagram and Twitter too. Join us and be a part of the conversation using #SinfoniaGulfCoast.
More Events at Sinfonia Gulf Coast
|5:30 pm||Sinfonia Cabaret: An Evening with Chris Mann||Sinfonia Gulf Coast|
|7:30 pm||Sinfonia Classical Connections feat. Cellist Sang-Eun Lee||Sinfonia Gulf Coast|
|7:30 pm||Sinfonia: A Rockin' Holiday with Mary Wilson of the Supremes||Sinfonia Gulf Coast|
|7:30 pm||Sinfonia Classical Connections feat. SYBARITE5||Sinfonia Gulf Coast|
|7:30 pm||Sinfonia Classical Connections feat. Violinist Corinne Stillwell||Sinfonia Gulf Coast|
|7:30 pm||Sinfonia Gala Event: Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN at the Symphony||Sinfonia Gulf Coast|
|7:30 pm||Sinfonia Goes Pops at Alys Beach||Alys Beach Merchants, Sinfonia Gulf Coast|
Map of this Event