FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 28, 2007) – The Southwest Florida Symphony will perform two concerts at Shell Point Retirement Community in the new Southwest Florida Symphony Concert Series hosted by the community according to Dawn Boren, director of resort services. This series will feature two concerts including:
How Sweet the Sound – Saturday February 9, 2008 at 7:30pm – Cost $18
Southwest Florida Symphony performs with the chorus, children’s chorus and acclaimed guest composer/pianist William Dawson and organist Michael Helman. Favorite hymns, folk songs and rousing spirituals illuminate the richness of the great American musical experience.
Vive Le France – Monday March 10, 2008 at 7:30pm – Cost $25
The Symphony Chamber Chorus and guests present a musical celebration of early 20th century France featuring Faure’s Requiem – one of the most spiritually uplifting and beautiful requiems ever composed.
“This is a new opportunity at Shell Point. We are pleased to be hosting the Symphony and this adds to the wide variety of other performances available at Shell Point,” said Boren.
Tickets are currently on sale for $18 and $25 depending on the concert, or you can purchase the series of both concerts for $35 for a savings of $8. To purchase tickets or receive additional information about the concert series, please call (239) 454-2067 for payment information on individual or group packages.
The concerts are held in The Village Church auditorium on the Island at Shell Point. Shell Point Retirement Community is a continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, just two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry.