Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra’s first concert of the 2018-2019 season, “An Island Christmas,” opened with seasonal selections chosen to put everyone in the spirit of the season.
AMICCO introduced Guerguan Tsenov as guest conductor for this concert and the Feb. 2019 concert, the “Best of Gilbert & Sullivan,” and Linda Burke, newly appointed AMICCO executive director.
Maestro Tsenov brought everyone to their feet for the traditional Handel’s Messiah Hallelujah Chorus, and lead the AMICCO Chorus and Orchestra through festive Christmas selections, including Robert Shaw’s Many Moods of Christmas.
This concert will be performed again on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Sarasota, 105 Mira Mar Court, Sarasota. For information about 2018-2019 AMICCO concerts contact www.amicco.org.