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Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s
A Grand Night for Singing

Music & Arts Community Center
Through February 10

Taste and imagination, the two key ingredients for a first-rate musical revue,
abound in this fresh take on the Rodgers & Hammerstein canon, conceived
by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie. Over three decades after the duo’s final
collaboration, The Sound of Music, took Broadway by storm, this R&H musical
opened the 1994 Broadway season with flair and distinction, garnering wildly
enthusiastic notices and earning two Tony nominations, including Best Musical.


Make Believe:
A Tribute to Jerome Kern

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
February 4, 7:00 PM

Immerse yourself in the glorious world of musical theater as we pay homage to
the brilliant Jerome Kern. From “Ol’ Man River” to “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,”
experience the magic of Kern’s timeless masterpieces, brought to life by our
exceptionally talented performers. Get ready for an evening of pure theatrical
delight! Starring Broadway performers Erika Henningsen, Jason Forbach and

The Music of Duke Ellington

Music & Arts Community Center
February 15  7:00 PM

Gulf Coast Jazz Collective will showcase the timeless compositions and
unparalleled talent of Duke Ellington. Known for his sophisticated arrange-
ments, innovative harmonies, and captivating melodies, Ellington’s music
has left an indelible mark on the jazz landscape.  

Prepare to be enchanted by a lineup of exceptional musicians who will breathe
new life into Ellington’s iconic works. From the swinging rhythms of “Take the
‘A’ Train” to the haunting beauty of “Mood Indigo,” every piece performed will
be a testament to the genius and artistry of Duke Ellington.


Gulf Coast Symphony:
Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass &

Jerod Tate’s Winter Moons

Music & Arts Community Center
February 17  7:30 PM
February 18  3:00 PM

Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass:
Immerse yourself in the grandeur and magnificence of Joseph
Haydn’s masterwork, his Lord Nelson Mass. This stirring choral
piece is a testament to Haydn’s brilliance as a composer and
showcases a powerful blend of orchestra and voices.

Winter Moons is a ballet based upon American Indian legends
from the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains. It is in four move-
ments and is performed with a live storyteller to guide the audience
thought the different legends. The title of the ballet is derived from
the idea that American Indian stories are best told during the full
moons of the wintertime



Nunsense II:
The Second Coming

Music & Arts Community Center
February 21-March 15

Having been “bitten by the theater bug” the sisters are back to present a “thank-you”
show for all the people who supported them in the past. Things get to off to a rousing
start as the sisters sing Nunsense, the Magic Word, but before long chaos erupts. Two
Franciscans come to claim Sister Mary Amnesia (who has won the Publishers Clearing
House Sweepstakes) as one of their own. At the same time the nuns hear that a talent
scout is in the audience to see them strut their stuff.


Sunday Chamber Music:
Verona Quartet

Music & Arts Community Center
February 25 7:00 pm

The Verona Quartet has appeared across four continents, captivating
audiences at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center (New York
City), Kennedy Center, Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.), Jordan
Hall (Boston), Wigmore Hall (U.K.) and Melbourne Recital Hall (Australia),
and has performed at festivals including La Jolla Summerfest, Chamber
Music Northwest, Caramoor, Alpenglow, and Bravo! Vail, and with the
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.


Candlelight Concerts at the MACC

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical
experiences like never seen before in Fort Myers.  Immerse yourself
is the glorious sounds of string quartet in a theater lit only by candle-
light, as the Listeso String Quartet performs various concerts from
Vivaldi to Taylor Swift.  For more information on specific concerts and
concert dates, please check our website. Multiple concerts offered each
month at the MACC.


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