Monday, March 21, 2016

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra's 2016 / 2017 POPS Concerts

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra has announced their 2016 / 2017 season. Here are the POPS and Broadway themed concerts in their season:

BRAVO! Broadway: Music of the Night 

September 30, 2016 | 7:30 pm
October 1, 2016 | 2:00 pm
October 1, 2016 | 7:30 pm

Tip your hat to Broadway as this popular program returns to Symphony Hall featuring music from The Phantom of the Opera. Accompanied by three world-class Broadway soloists, The Phoenix Symphony will play selections from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Les Misérables, and more of your favorite Broadway tunes.

The Texas Tenors: Deep in the Heart of Christmas

November 25, 2016 | 7:30 pm
November 26, 2016 | 7:30 pm
November 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm

The Texas Tenors ride back into town adding some Holiday cheer to their 2015
sold-out performances. These good ol’ boys from America’s Got Talent and their
2013 PBS Special with The Phoenix Symphony, You Should Dream, have
become Valley favorites in their home away from home. Don’t miss the return
of The Texas Tenors for this Thanksgiving weekend musical feast

Holiday Pops

December 2, 2016 | 7:30 pm
December 3, 2016 | 2:00 pm
December 3, 2016 | 7:30 pm
December 4, 2016 | 1:00 pm

It’s the most wonderful time of year as the Valley’s most beloved holiday tradition, Holiday Pops, returns to Symphony Hall. Join The Phoenix Symphony and The Phoenix Symphony Chorus to experience this festive concert of seasonal favorites and the ever-popular Holiday Sing-Along, guaranteed to put you and your family in the holiday spirit.

Symphony Pops Mystery Guest 

January 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm
January 14, 2017 | 7:30 pm
January 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm

If you love The Phoenix Symphony’s Pops Series you will love the mystery guest we are lining up for this weekend. Whether classic Broadway, a MoTown medley, a rockin’ tribute or a Pops superstar, you’ll be delighted by this energetic and mysterious Pops program. You can make this mystery guest(s) a part of your Season today and if you’re not delighted and surprised, you may exchange your tickets for free – one of the many benefits our valued subscribers enjoy.

Under the Streetlamp 

January 27, 2017 | 7:30 pm
January 28, 2017 | 7:30 pm
January 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm

Under the Streetlamp, America’s hottest new vocal group with two top PBS specials, performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook live with The Phoenix Symphony. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, the quartet includes leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical, Jersey Boys. Together with The Phoenix Symphony, they deliver an evening of unforgettable entertainment. You’ll hear Doo-Wop, Motown, old time Rock ‘n’ Roll and all of your favorite songs from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, and the Beatles. In a show-stopping salute to their mentors, Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio, the guys perform a medley from the “Four Seasons” catalog of outstanding hits.

Disney in Concert 

February 24, 2017 | 7:30 pm
February 25, 2017 | 7:30 pm
February 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm

Disney in Concert – A Tale as Old as Time, a multimedia extravaganza, features acclaimed Broadway vocalists, and scenes from your favorite Disney movies projected on a screen above the orchestra. Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid come to life in this showpiece of Disney’s marvelous movies, music and characters. This concert guarantees fun for the whole family, complete with Disney sing-alongs and movie clips.

Pops Goes To Hollywood 

March 17, 2017 | 7:30 pm
March 18, 2017 | 7:30 pm
March 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Lights! Camera! Action! The Phoenix Symphony goes to the movies with Hollywood favorites including Gone with the Wind, Rocky, Forrest Gump, Titanic and Pirates of the Caribbean. Guest conductor Carl Topilow combines his experience as a conductor with his outgoing personality to present an innovative and interactive multimedia concert for movie lovers of all ages.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 

April 14, 2017 | 7:30 pm
April 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm
April 15, 2017 | 7:30 pm

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (BBVD), one of the most in-demand swing bands touring today, hit it big with the popular film Swingers. Since then they have recorded numerous platinum albums and scored hits with “You and Me and the Bottle Makes Three Tonight (Baby)” and “Go Daddy-O.” BBVD now carries on the tradition of swing’s legendary big bands in a one-of-akind performance with The Phoenix Symphony. Known for their highenergy live shows, BBVD will make you feel like you’ve stepped back into the Big Band era. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes when they perform at Symphony Hall!

Magical Music of Broadway with Lea Salonga 

May 5, 2017 | 7:30 pm
May 6, 2017 | 7:30 pm

From “Defying Gravity” to “Be Our Guest,” The Phoenix Symphony celebrates the magical music of Broadway! Join The Phoenix Symphony as Tony Award-winning Broadway legend, Lea Salonga, the original star of Miss Saigon and later, Les Misérables and the singing voice of Disney’s Princesses Jasmine and Mulan takes you to “a whole new world” and brings to life the Magical Music of Broadway

Music of John Williams 

May 12, 2017 | 7:30 pm
 May 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm
May 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm

Fresh off of the 2015 sold-out performances, the Music of John Williams returns to Symphony Hall. Best known for his iconic film scores and ceremonial music, John Williams is one of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers of the modern age. Hear The Phoenix Symphony perform selections from over 60 years of John Williams’ scores, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones, Jaws, Schindler’s List, Born on the Fourth of July and many more.

An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein with Phoenix Theatre 

May 19, 2017 | 7:30 pm
May 20, 2017 | 7:30 pm
May 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony and Phoenix Theatre team up once again
with the return of this popular collaboration, An Evening of Rodgers
and Hammerstein. The timeless music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar
Hammerstein II is brought to life with the reprisal of this original
semi-staged production. Don’t miss two of the Valley’s premiere arts
organizations performing hits from Cinderella, South Pacific, The
King and I, The Sound of Music and much more on the stage of
Symphony Hall.

Live and Let Die: The Music of Paul McCartney 

June 2, 2017 | 7:30 pm
June 3, 2017 | 2:00 pm
June 3, 2017 | 7:30 pm

Live and Let Die features hit songs from the Beatles catalog and Paul McCartney’s solo works. Hear favorites like “Hey Jude,” “Penny Lane,” “Live and Let Die,” “Let It Be,” “Maybe I’m Amazed,” “Long and Winding Road” and many more. Led by actor, singer and recording artist Tony Kishman, experience the greatest hits of “Yesterday” performed by a four-piece band alongside The Phoenix Symphony.

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