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From the Classical to the Cabaret: French Music from the Late-Nineteenth Century

November 16 @ 4:00 pm

Leslie Amper, Concert Pianist Concert pianist Leslie Amper will present a unique, multi-media piano recital that connects French artists, musicians, and their work during fin-de-siècle Paris. Amper will feature the music of Claude Debussy and Yvette Guilbert; the short silent films of Alice Guy Blaché (with piano accompaniment); and artworks by a variety of artists, including Claude Monet, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Jules Chéret, that will transport participants to late-19th century Paris.

2020 Chamber Music Series

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Atlantic Classical Orchestra at the Vero Beach Museum of Art – Advance Series Discount Tickets available through October 31, 2019! For Museum Members and ACO Subscribers The twelfth season of the Vero Beach Museum of Art and the Atlantic Classical Orchestra’s celebrated partnership begins in January 2020. You will not want to miss this intimate gathering of musicians on the stage of the Museum’s Leonhardt Auditorium.   Impressions and Expressions Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3pm The seminal Sonata for…

Music and Modernity: American Popular Song from the 1920s-40s

March 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Michael Lasser, Music Scholar Cindy Miller and Alan Jones, Musicians The songwriters of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway borrowed from ragtime and jazz to make a new, distinctively American popular music. Irving Berlin, raised in poverty on the Lower East Side, was working as a singing waiter in a tough joint in Chinatown when he wrote his first song. George Gershwin was a teenager who used to sneak into Harlem rent parties to hear the piano players “stride” across the…

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January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm $75.00

Atlantic Classical Orchestra at the Vero Beach Museum of Art – Advance Series Discount Tickets available through October 31, 2019!

For Museum Members and ACO Subscribers

The twelfth season of the Vero Beach Museum of Art and the Atlantic Classical Orchestra’s celebrated partnership begins in January 2020. You will not want to miss this intimate gathering of musicians on the stage of the Museum’s Leonhardt Auditorium.

Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3pm

Impressions and Expressions

The seminal Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp of French Impressionist master Claude Debussy anchors our opening program featuring this colorful, supple, and atmospheric combination of instruments. Also featured is Toru Takemitsu’s And Then I Knew ‘Twas Wind—a pristine, sensual riff on Debussy’s values.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 3pm

American Modernism

Join the ACO String Quartet for the musical soundtrack to the Vero Beach Museum of Art’s exhibit From Homer to Hopper. We will trace the emergence of American Modernism in quartets by Ives and Copland, and the 1936 quartet of Samuel Barber from which his famous Adagio for Strings was mined.

Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 3pm

Bach to Ballet

During this afternoon’s performance, explore the poetry of music and movement as ACO musicians are joined by dancers from Ballet Vero Beach. We will examine the relationship of music and dance featuring the works of Johann Sebastian Bach—much of which relies heavily on popular 18th century dances.

Each program includes a post-concert wine and cheese reception with the musicians.

Museum Members and ACO Subscribers

Advance Series discount is available through October 31, 2019, for $75 per person for all three concerts.