Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto is one of the most brilliant in the repertoire. Concertmaster Jeff Multer is the soloist with the Florida Orchestra in concerts that mark the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth. Composer James MacMillan conducts the program that includes his The Sacrifice: Three Interludes and Vaughan Williams' Fourth Symphony. 8 p.m. Friday at Morsani Hall, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa; 8 p.m. Saturday at Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $20-$67. (727) 892-3337 or toll-free 1-800-662-7286; floridaorchestra.org.
A tribute to Mendelssohn
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