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The 2017-2018 Season is Here!

All of the concerts in the Nisita Concert Series take place in the U. Tobe Recital Hall in the Music Building on the FGCU campus. Thank you for your support of the Bower School of Music, we look forward to seeing you throughout the season.


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2017-2018 Nisita Concert Series in the U. Tobe Recital Hall

If you are interested in being one of the first to know about our upcoming events, please join our email list by clicking here. If you would like to receive a copy of the 2017-2018 Season Brochure, please contact Joanna K. Hoch, Events Coordinator, at with your mailing address.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Alex Richardson, tenor
Michael Baron, piano

The brilliant tenor, Alex Richardson made his Metropolitan Opera and HD broadcast debut during the 2016-17 season under Simon Rattle and has been reengaged for the current season. Performing from New York’s Carnegie Hall to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and abroad, Richardson is a fast-rising tenor with a brilliant career ahead of him. He will be accompanied on the arias and art songs by Michael Baron.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Cameron Cozman, cello
Michael Baron, piano
Kyle Szabo, violin

Described by The SCENE magazine as a “musical force to be reckoned with,” Cameron Crozman is quickly being hailed as one of Canada’s leading young cellists. Playing on the ca. 1696 “Bonjour” Stradivarius cello and the ca. 1830 “Shaw” Adam cello bow generously on loan from the Canada Council for the Arts Instrument Bank, he has been praised for his versatility, musical expressivity, and remarkable technique. He received his Master’s Degree from the Paris Conservatoire. The program will include a variety of string and piano masterpieces.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. RESCHEDULED

Michael Baron and Priscila Navarro, Duo Pianists
The Complete Two-Piano Works of Rachmaninoff

Distinguished Professor of Music, Dr. Michael Baron enjoys a worldwide career.  For this concert, he teams up with former student and brilliant pianist Priscila Navarro, the winner of several international competitions, to present the three major two-piano compositions of Sergei Rachmaninoff for two pianos in one evening.  These two virtuoso pianists perform this complex music full of passion and fire with precision and temperament. This is a concert not to be missed.

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Naples Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble Concerts in the U. Tobe Recital Hall

Friday, April 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Mason Bates Bagatelles for String Quartet and Electronica, Franz Schubert Trout Quintet

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