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Marly Music: Trio Solisti

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Labeled “the most exciting piano trio in America” by The New Yorker, Trio Solisti returns to the MFA to present a dynamic performance. Highlights of the 2017-2018 season include a performance of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the Wisconsin Philharmonic and conductor Alexander Platt, and appearances at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. Tickets…


Marly Music: The James Suggs Quartet

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Suggs began playing the trumpet at age 9.  At 16, he started performing professionally and toured the US and Europe with the Continental Singers.  He has shared the stage with such artists as Kenny Burrell, Robin Eubanks, Dick Hyman, Sean Jones, Chuck Mangione, Maria Schneider, and Frankie Avalon.  In 2015,…


Marly Music: Christopher Johnson

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Winning high critical acclaim, pianist Christopher Johnson has given 18 annual solo recitals at the Bar Harbor Music Festival in Maine and has made his 10th appearance at the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum.  He performed the Horowitz/Sousa “Stars and Stripes Forever” in Washington, D.C. at the 2001 Presidential All-Star Gala…


Marly Music: Claire Huangci

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The award-winning pianist returns to the MFA to captivate audiences with her “radiant virtuosity, artistic sensitivity, keen interactive sense and subtle auditory dramaturgy.” – The Salzburger Nachrichten  Huangci is the 2009 International Chopin Competition and 2010 National Chopin Competition winner. Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets include general…


Bourbon, Jazz, and Herb

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Friends of Photography for this celebration of the exhibition Can I Get a Witness: Photography by Herb Snitzer before it closes. Listen to live jazz from James Suggs and Friends, sip a signature bourbon, and rub elbows with the famed photographer himself. $20 for Members of Friends of…


Magnetic Fields: Sonic Abstraction

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In complement to Magnetic Fields: Expanding Abstraction 1960s to the Present, which focuses on African American women’s approaches to abstract painting and sculpture, the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg is thrilled to be working with composer Elizabeth A. Baker to present an afternoon of abstract sonic experiences by African…


Marly Music: Kristin Lee

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A recipient of the 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant, as well as a top prizewinner of the 2012 Walter W. Naumburg Competition and the Astral Artists’ 2010 National Auditions, Kristin Lee is a violinist of remarkable versatility and impeccable technique who enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber…


Marly Music: Wayne Bethanis

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bethanis is a true original.  He is a best-selling, award-winning New Age Piano recording artist and a popular expert on music, with a PhD in Music.  Since early childhood Bethanis has been known for his great talent and engaging personality. Tickets are issued on a first come, first served basis. …