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Jazz on The Terrace: JAZZFIRE!

Experience the music of Cole Porter with JAZZFIRE! featuring Victoria de Lissovoy. This high-energy ensemble will present an evening of classic and fusion jazz. Please bring your chairs and blankets as seating on The Terrace is limited. The Blue Palmetto Cafe will be open with full menu.

About the Performer:
Kimberly Hernandez is a native of Lakeland, Florida and graduate of Florida Southern College. Most recently she made her debut with Opera Orlando in the world premiere of The Secret River as Mother Albirtha. Pre-COVID, she was living in Berlin, Germany and studying voice with American Baritone Anooshah Golesorkhi. She was recognized as a prize winner at the International Summer Academy University Mozarteum Salzburg and Audience Favorite in the Meistersinger Competition at American Institute of Musical Studies. She placed first in the Valdosta State University Concerto Competition, the John Alexander National Vocal Competition of the Mississippi Opera, Coeur d’Alene Symphony Young Artist Competition, and Madame Rose Palmai-Tenser Vocal Competition of the Mobile Opera. Kimberly has performed operatic roles such as Carmen and Savitri in the operas of the same name, Lily in Porgy and Bess, Ma Moss in The Tender Land, Miss Todd in The Old Maid and the Thief, Kate in Pirates of Penzance and Salud in La Vida Breve, Dido in the opera Dido and Aeneas. She has performed in the Polk Theatre Cabaret productions: The Music of Johnny Cash, British Invasion, and Elvis Returns.

Event Date & Time

Friday, January 19, 2024
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Visitor Center Terrace


Free for members / $20 for non-member adults, $10 for non-member children ages 6 – 17 (includes admission)
No Registration required

Please Note:
Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5 pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any educational program.