The Astralis Chamber Ensemble is an innovative and dynamic ensemble performing with much acclaim across the globe. The ensemble commissions and creates new arrangements each year to fit its unique instrumentation. They will be sharing live performances from their Radiance tour earlier this year at the end of Act I (approx. 10:50 am) and end of Act 5 (approx. 4 pm). The program will feature works by living composers, including Andrey Rubtsov’s “Peter Pan Fantasy,” Jim Stephenson’s “Trio Sonata” (mvt. 1), and Daniel Dorff’s “Concertino.”
The performances of flutist, Angela Massey have been described as “enchanting and magical!” As a soloist, she has performed internationally and been a featured guest artist with the Tryon Concert Association, Kosciuszko Foundation in New York City, National Flute Association Convention, and invited to perform a Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto with the Southwest Florida Symphony. She serves as Artistic Director and founder of the Astralis Chamber Ensemble arranging and performing numerous recitals each year. She holds a flute/piccolo position with the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and performs regularly with the Sarasota Orchestra.
Kris Marshall is principal trumpet with the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and has built an active career performing with multiple orchestras across the state of Florida, including the Jacksonville Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Venice Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, and The Florida Orchestra. Marshall has been a featured soloist with the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra on many occasions and with the Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra in Naples, Florida.
Dr. Catherine Lan has performed across the US, Canada, and abroad at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York and Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Lan has performed as a soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Vancouver Symphony, and Edmonton Symphony. Lan has collaborated with the Aspen String Trio and String Quartets such as Henschel, Bergonzi, and Maxwell. Born in Taiwan, Lan began her international concert career at the age of eight and currently serves on the faculty of Broward College.
Astralis appears in:
ACT 1: 10 am, repeats at 10 pm, and in
ACT 5: 3:10 pm, repeats at 3:10