Concerts:

December 13, 2012 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

CHORAL

MARCH 1: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Beethoven's Ninth," featuring Gloria Musicae, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Hall; $39-$59.

CLASSICAL

DEC. 23: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Student Recital, 7 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

DEC. 26-28: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Chorus Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Dec. 26-27, 5 p.m. Dec. 28, USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

DEC. 28: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Cello Master Class 11 a.m., Orchestra Rehearsal 7 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

DEC. 29: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Student Recital, 7 p.m., Harvest United Methodist Church, 14305 Covenant Way, Lakewood Ranch; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

DEC. 30: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Chorus Rehearsal 5 p.m., Orhcestra Rehearsal 7 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

DEC. 31: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Student Recital, 6 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

JAN. 2: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Viola Master Class 11 a.m., Chorus Rehearsal 5 p.m., Student Recital 7 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

JAN. 3: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Cello Master Class 11 a.m., Orchestra Rehearsal 5 p.m., Student Recital, 7 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

JAN. 4: Perlman Music Program Winter Residency: Kids' Day/Orhcestra Rehearsal 3:30 p.m., Chorus Rehearsal 5 p.m. Student Recital, 7 p.m., USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-359-4726.

JAN. 13: Sarasota-Manatee Bach Festival, 4 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $20 adults, $5 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

JAN. 15: Manatee Association - Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: String Quartet, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1402 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

JAN. 20: Fred Teardo, organist, 4 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $10 adults, $3 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

FEB. 1: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Turning Points," 8 p.m. Feb. 1, Neel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

FEB. 8: Sarasota-Manatee Bach Festival, 7:30 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $20 adults, $5 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

FEB. 10: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra "AMICCO's 20th Anniversary," 2 p.m., Cross Pointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $20. Information: 941-778-8585.

FEB. 12: Manatee Association - Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: Richard Benedum, organist, 10 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

FEB. 23: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Thrill of a Lifetime" 7:30 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Hall; $26-$34.

FEB. 24: Brass Quintet from the Florida Orcehstra, 4 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $10 adults, $3 students.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 15: Randy Estelle and Il Voci, 2 and 7 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, 1805 30th Ave. W., Bradenton; $10-$15. Information: 941-322-2076.

DEC. 16: Chancel Choir with Orchestra, Christmas Musical Celebration... "of His Kingdom, there shall be no end," 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1402 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

DEC. 16: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra "Island Holiday," 2 p.m., Cross Pointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach; $20. Information: 941-778-8585.

OLDIES

JAN. 13: The Brothers Four, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

JAN. 20: Alice Tan Ridley, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

FEB. 3: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

FEB. 17: The Lennon Sisters, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

SARASOTA

ACOUSTIC

JAN. 14: GuitarSarasota: Eddy Lugo and his Flamenco Troupe, music and dance, 7:30 p.m., Sarasota Art Center; no charge.

BROADWAY

JAN. 19: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Bravo Broadway and Our Leading Ladies" 5 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $26-$34.

JAN. 30: Neil Berg's "105 Years of Broadway," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

FEB. 16: "Hooray for Hollywood," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

CELTIC

FEB. 21: Celtic Crossroads, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10-$45.

CHORAL

FEB. 28, MARCH 2-3: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Beethoven's Ninth," featuring Gloria Musicae, 8 p.m., Feb. 28 and March 2, 2:30 p.m. March 3, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

CLASSICAL

DEC. 20: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber soiree series: "Intimate Moments," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

JAN. 4: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "New Music," 7:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

JAN. 5: Perlman Music Program Suncoast "Celebration Concert," 5 p.m., Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $40-$80. Information: 941-366-8450.

JAN. 11-13: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "The Emperor," 8 p.m. Jan. 11-12, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

JAN. 14: Tokyo String Quartet, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

JAN. 16: Sarasota String Quartet, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

JAN. 26: GuitarSarasota: Jorge Caballero (Peru), 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; Information: 941-362-2991.

JAN. 27: Eleonora Lvov, pianist, 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-371-4974.

JAN. 28: Cleveland Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 2-3: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Turning Points," 8 p.m. Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 3, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

FEB. 9: The Philadelphia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

FEB. 12: Vienna Boys Choir, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 14: The Ten Tenors, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

FEB. 20: Dan Jordan, Chong-Hon Hong, and Cheryl Losey, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

FEB. 21: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber soiree series: "Birthday Wishes," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

FEB. 23: GuitarSarasota: Gaelle Solal (France), 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; Information: 941-362-2991.

COUNTRY

JAN. 26: Vince Gill, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 16: 21st Annual Christmas Concert and Community Carol Sing "A Festive Season of Joy," 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; free will donation.

DEC. 16: Chorus of the Keys "Holiday Harmonies," 2 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $10-$15.

DEC. 16: Suncoast Concert Band "Holiday Music," 3 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-355-4729.

DEC. 18: Gloria Musicae's "Celebrating the Season," 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $35 adults, $15 students. Information: 941-360-7399.

DEC. 22: Wynonna's Rockin' Christmas, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

DEC. 23: "Messiah Sing Along," 7:30 p.m., Church of the Redeemer, 222 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. Donation: $10. Information: 941-955-4263.

DEC. 28: Midtown Men, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

JAN. 1: Salute to Vienna, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

JAZZ

DEC. 14: Nate Najar and Ken Peplowski, 7:30 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; $22.50 and up.

DEC. 21: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: Billy Marcus Trio, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers. Information: 941-366-1552.

DEC. 28: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: Marc Maninno Jazz Quartet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers. Information: 941-366-1552.

JAN. 19: The South County Jazz Club series: Cynthia Sayer and Her Hot Jazz Trio, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $20 general admission, $15 GPAC members. Information: 941-552-5325.

OLDIES

JAN. 6: The 5th Dimension, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

JAN. 9: Paul Anka, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

JAN. 16: Johnny Mathis, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

JAN. 24: Natalie Cole, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

JAN. 25: Doo Wop, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

PIANO

JAN. 19: Dreamwork: Marilyn Lerner, 8 p.m., Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; $15 general admission, $5 non-New College students. Information: 941-487-4888.

POPS

JAN. 18-19: Sarasota Orchestra Pops Series: "Bravo Broadway," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $31-$65.

JAN. 23-26: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "Celebrate!" 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 25, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Holley Hall; $25-$69.

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