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Maestro Sforzini Leads Opera Boldy Forward
St. Pete Opera is streaming encore presentations of operas from their recent seasons. Chill with a new opera every Monday. Free to all, viewers so far have enjoyed classics including The Magic Flute, and The Merry Widow as well as less familiar but just as wonderful Gianni Schicchi as well as special pre-show chats presentations by Maestro Mark Sforzini. It’s all part of the Maestro’s steadfast leadership as he guides his enormous artistic non-profit organization into an uncertain future.
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For 15 years, Mark Sforzini was principal bassoon of the Florida Orchestra. But he left that tenured position in 2007, the year before the bottom
Across the Serengeti
Premiere Performance: April 1998
Holley Hall, Sarasota, Florida
Florida Wind Quintet
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn
Duration: 6 minutes
Based on the work Dances with Zebras