Meet Maestro Raffaele Ponti, conductor for the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, as he gives a dynamic sneak peek into each of his seven scheduled concerts. Dates: Nov. 13, Dec. 14, Jan 22, Feb 19, Mar 5, and March 26 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Cost: Single Lectures $20; Series (7) $115. Discover the methods by which Maestro Ponti chooses the music for his performances. Learn about one of the pieces of each concert in-depth as he talks about the musical examples of each and how various conductors interpret the same piece of music uniquely. Enjoy this rare opportunity to hear first-hand about each vibrant performance. Nov. 13 – ANIMATO; Dec. 4 – GIOISO; Jan. 8 – BRAVURA; Jan. 22 – GUSTOSO; Feb. 19 – APPASSIONATO; Mar. 5 – NOBILMENTE; and Mar. 26 – VITTORIOSO. You must be registered in advance… online at http://RegisterRA.fgcu.edu or call 941-505-0130.