Sarasota Musica Viva Presents “Venezuelan Inspiration”
Flute Orchestra Performance of Original Venezuelan Compositions by Nicolas Real
Osprey/Sarasota/Venice, FL – On Friday, March 18, 2016, Sarasota Musica Viva, the Sun Coast’s newest chamber music organization invites the public to attend “Venezuelan Inspiration”, a concert of Venezuelan music written by composer/flutist, Nicolas Real and performed by local professional musicians, announced by Artist Director and flutist, Linda Bento-Rei. Nicolas Real will conduct the flute orchestra in this performance which will be held at The Church of the Holy Spirit (129 S. Tamiami Trail in Osprey). The concert will begin at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door and there will be a reception immediately following the concert at the Church.
“Nico’s music is written in the Venezuelan style and reflects indigenous melodies and folk tunes from his native land. The music is beautifully written, fresh and exciting to listen to. The ensemble consists of flutes, piccolo, alto and bass flutes, percussion and cello. The performers are local professional freelance musicians along with guest artists from New England. The concert promises to dazzle the audience with beautiful melodies and energetic dance rhythms from Venezuela” says Bento-Rei who will be performing on bass flute.
“Nico will speak briefly about his music evoking a casual listening experience. The public is encouraged to attend. We know that you will enjoy this presentation of rarely performed music and that it will leave you refreshed and renewed!”
Nicolas Real has his doctorate of music from Temple University in Philadelphia in flute performance and composition. He has studied composition and flute performance at the School of Music, College of Art at the University of the Andes, has taught at the Simón Bolívar Conservatory, Latin American Flute Academy and has performed in the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra.
About Sarasota Musica Viva
Launched in Sarasota in 2014, the Sun Coast’s exciting newest chamber music organization was founded with the mission to present diverse musical experiences that expand, enrich and engage. With over twenty concerts in 2014, Sarasota Musica Viva, a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization, enriches the community by presenting fresh and innovative programs performed by the area’s most notable and renowned musicians in addition to several frequent guest artists. To learn more, please visit www.sarasotamusicaviva.org.