The Florida Orchestra returns to Moffitt Cancer Center for a free concert

January 26, 2016

WHO:  Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, will host The Florida Orchestra, a non-profit, premier cultural and arts organization in Tampa Bay.

WHAT: The Florida Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Francis, will return to Moffitt Cancer Center’s Stabile Research Building to perform once again for patients and staff members. TFO will perform “The Lark Ascending,” by Vaughan Williams and will spotlight the virtuosic skill of Concertmaster Jeffrey Multer on violin.

Additionally, the Orchestra will feature Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, Britten’s Simple Symphony and Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides Overture, “Fingal’s Cave.”

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Moffitt Cancer Center’s Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Dr., Tampa, FL 33612

CONTACT: For more information visit or call 813-745-1718.

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 45 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. With more than 4,600 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $1.9 billion. For more information, visit, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.