Rockford Symphony Orchestra presents Caribbean Sound

Enjoy an exciting evening of steel drums, world music, and tropical splendor as Music Director Steven Larsen and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra welcome Caribbean Sound at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 19, at the Coronado Theatre.

Caribbean Sound is a unique steel pan ensemble that mixes the sound and culture of the Caribbean through Calypso, Soca, Classical and American pop music. The group’s sense of style and passion for their music captures the unique and colorful artistry and melodious atmosphere of the Caribbean in an exciting performance and an unforgettable evening of World Music.

Of all the musical instruments in the world, none is as unique as the instrument made from a 55-gallon drum, the steel “pan.” Originating from Trinidad and Tobago in the late 1930s, the sound of steel drums has delighted many ever since.

Tickets are available by calling the Rockford Symphony Orchestra box office at (815) 965-0049 or on the Web at Ticket prices start at $15. More info: 965-0049.

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