Pops in the Park returns to River Tower Park in Tampa

outdoor stage with large tower in the background

Pops in the Park is the Florida Orchestra’s biggest event of the year, and it’s finally back at River Tower Park on October 17. The performance begins at 7pm. Grab a blanket and a chair and enjoy one of the most enchanting events in the entire Tampa Bay region. 

River Tower Park is located at 401 East Bird Street


Can’t make it out to the River Tower Park event? The Florida Orchestra is also bringing Pops in the Park to Vinoy Park in St. Pete the day before on October 16. 

The Florida Orchestra returns to full power in a big way throughout Tampa Bay. Music Director Michael Francis conducts Beethoven’s Fifth – the most famous four notes in music – plus Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons for opening weekend Sept. 24-26 in the Tampa Bay Times Masterworks series. 

Pops in the Park returns with The Florida Orchestra

Florida’s largest professional orchestra will begin its 54th season with health and safety measures in place as it expands to venues in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. TFO also will add three performances of Handel’s Messiah featuring The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay for the holidays, and change the date of an upcoming Family Concert.“I cannot wait to give that first downbeat and hear The Florida Orchestra back in full power,” said Maestro Francis, starting his seventh season with TFO. “I am prouder than ever to lead a symphony orchestra that builds community and, week after week, provides a sanctuary for you to listen to the world’s most inspiring music.

”For the 2021/22 season, TFO will perform traditional length concerts with a full complement of musicians at three major performing arts venues operating at full capacity: the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, The Duke Energy Center for the Arts/Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg and Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.

Keep up with all The TFO news on its website


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