State Symphony of Mexico to perform at Florida Southern College
LAKELAND, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2008) — Florida Southern College and the Festival of Fine Arts welcome the State Symphony of Mexico on Jan. 18. The performance takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Branscomb Auditorium on the Florida Southern campus.
On their first U.S. tour in thirty years, this world-class orchestra, led by conductor Enrique Batiz, presents a program that includes Cuban born pianist Leonel Morales performing Rachmaninoff’s third piano concerto. The orchestra was founded in 1971 with the purpose of spreading music as an art as a means of creating union and identity among the citizens of Mexico. In addition to touring the U.S., the orchestra has performed in Spain, Poland, Germany, France and China.
Tickets are $35. FSC students are admitted free of charge; non-FSC students admitted at half price. For ticket information, contact the Branscomb Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
About Florida Southern College