November 29, 2021
For Immediate Release
The WSO creates a delectable symphonic seven episode series that will certainly inspire all your senses! Tickets to the series go on sale today.
The Music. The Story. The Food., was the brainchild of Maestro Robert Franz and Dr. Rob Nelson, Historian (University of Windsor) and Cook. Together they explore the story behind the music; how composers wrote music, and the hardships and victories that influenced them. Viewers will receive recipes to create delectable dishes at home to enjoy while they watch the WSO perform!
A powerful connection to the all the senses!
Maestro Robert Franz says, “The WSO is coming into your home this Winter, with a fantastic new digital concert series! It’s a delicious combination of music, the food from that era, and the story behind it all. There is something for everyone in each episode! This concert series is for the foodie, music lover and storyteller in us all!”
What: The Music. The Story. The Food. 7 Episode Digital Concert Series
When: Available to purchase now
Digital Access: View January 14, 2022 – March 31, 2022
Where: View online from the comfort of your home
Immerse yourself in a musical adventure linking the music, the story, and the food. Along with experiencing great music performed by the WSO, discover the back story on the composers who wrote the music, and the trials and triumphs that influenced them. Find out about the foods popular in different places and earlier times. Get the recipes!
In this digital series of seven (7) concerts, Maestro Robert Franz, sets the stage with the stories about the composers and the times in which they lived.
Dr. Rob Nelson spotlights the food connected with the music, from feta tart to Manchego cheese and seafood stew to chicken and dumplings. Find out why we use tomato sauce on pizza and where true hot chocolate comes from!
Music and food – a natural pairing. Complete with recipes for you to cook at home. Not in the mood to cook? The episodes stand on their own or you can enjoy the food from one of the local restaurant partners for this series.
Series Sponsor: The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation
Video Partner: The Live Doc Project
Food Partners: Caffeine and Co., The Cheese Bar, Lagos Grill, Nico Taverna, Thanasi’s Olympus Greek Restaurant, Thyme Kitchen, and Windsor Cake Emporium.
For additional information please contact:
WSO, Manager, Marketing, Communications and Sales
519-973-1238 ext. 23