Saturday, March 18, 2017

Phoenix Symphony's 2017 / 2018 POPS Series!

The Rat Pack is Back!
September 22, 2017 | 7:30 pm
September 23, 2017 | 7:30 pm
September 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm
The iconic tunes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and a swingin’
big band kick off the 2017/18 APS Pops Series. Be whisked back in time to the
Sands Hotel Copa Room and get set for all your favorite standards, including
Rat Pack mega-hits like “Come Fly With Me,” “Luck be a Lady,” “Mr. Bojangles”
and a dozen more favorites from this timeless era all performed live with The
Phoenix Symphony!

A Broadway Celebration of Leonard
Bernstein and Jerome Robbins
October 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm
October 14, 2017 | 7:30 pm
October 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm
Join The Phoenix Symphony for a night of music and dancing celebrating the
Broadway partnership of composer Leonard Bernstein and choreographer
Jerome Robbins. This original production will highlight the decades-long artistic
excellence of composer Leonard Bernstein and choreographer Jerome Robbins.
Acclaimed Broadway song and dance artists will perform hits from West Side
Story, The King and I, Gypsy, Fiddler on the Roof and so much more. If you like
musicals, you’ll love A Broadway Celebration with The Phoenix Symphony.

Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue
November 24, 2017 | 7:30 pm
November 25, 2017 | 7:30 pm
November 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm
Join The Phoenix Symphony as the acclaimed Ted Rosenthal Trio performs
George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with its unique blend of classical
inspiration and jazz-influenced effects. Teaming up with The Phoenix
Symphony, this trio of New York musicians Ted Rosenthal, piano; Martin Wind,
bass; Tim Horner, drums, perform an unforgettable night of Gershwin and jazz.

Holiday Pops
December 1, 2017 | 7:30 pm
December 2, 2017 | 2:00 pm
December 2, 2017 | 7:30 pm
December 3, 2017 | 2:00 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.

The Tenors
January 19, 2018 | 7:30 pm
January 20, 2018 | 7:30 pm
January 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm
Fresh off the release of their fourth studio album and second PBS Special,
Under One Sky, this Canadian trio with multiple No. 1 Billboard Classical
Crossover albums brings their signature blend of classical and contemporary
pop to The Phoenix Symphony for three captivating performances. Hear
classical and pop favorites like “Lean on Me,” “You Are So Beautiful,” “Hallelujah,”
“Besame Mucho” and “Ave Maria” when multi-Platinum, JUNO Award-winning
vocal group The Tenors make their first appearance at Symphony Hall.

West Side Story in Concert
March 2, 2018 | 7:30 pm
March 3, 2018 | 7:30 pm
March 4, 2018 | 2:00 pm
“I feel pretty, Oh, so pretty!” In 1957, Leonard Bernstein partnered with
choreographer Jerome Robbins, writer Arthur Laurents, and lyricist Stephen
Sondheim to create one of the most cherished musicals in American theater.
Be there as Tito Muñoz and The Phoenix Symphony celebrate the 60th
Anniversary of West Side Story with a full concert performance of Bernstein’s
smash hit. In a new production, acclaimed Broadway vocalists, directors and
set designers will offer a fresh take on this poignant and provocative classic,
renowned for its miraculous fusion of song and dance.

The Great American Songbook
with Storm Large
March 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm
March 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm
March 25, 2018 | 2:00 pm
Pink Martini vocalist Storm Large performs favorites from the Great American
Songbook reflecting the many faces of love, life and loss. Alongside The Phoenix
Symphony, Storm gives audiences breathtaking renditions of “Lady Is A Tramp,”
“My Funny Valentine,” “Someone To Watch Over Me” and more. Storm Large shot
to national prominence as a 2006 finalist on the CBS show Rock Star: Supernova
and has since forged a vibrant career as a solo artist and lead vocals of Pink
Martini, bringing her international acclaim. Don’t miss Storm Large with The
Phoenix Symphony.

Sgt. Pepper’s 50th with Classical
Mystery Tour
April 20, 2018 | 7:30 pm
April 21, 2018 | 7:30 pm
April 22, 2018 | 2:00 pm
Classical Mystery Tour is back to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The
Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The show features original
members of the Broadway sensation Beatlemania performing two hours of
non-stop hits. Hear “Penny Lane,” “I Am the Walrus,” “The Long and Winding
Road” and more – all performed exactly as they were originally recorded.
The Los Angeles Times calls the show “more than just an incredible
simulation.” If you like the Beatles, you’ll love Classical Mystery Tour
in concert!

Live From Broadway
May 18, 2018 | 7:30 pm
May 19, 2018 | 7:30 pm
May 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm
Take a stroll through Times Square as a star vocalists join The Phoenix
Symphony for hits from the Broadway of today and the timeless classics
of yesterday. Experience the showstoppers from Wicked, Mamma Mia,
Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Chicago and many more live
with The Phoenix Symphony.

Music of John Williams
May 25, 2018 | 7:30 pm
May 26, 2018 | 7:30 pm
May 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm
Best known for his iconic film scores and celebrated music, John Williams is
one of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers of
the modern age. Hear The Phoenix Symphony perform highlights 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.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™+
October 6, 2017 | 7:30 pm
October 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
October 8, 2017 | 2:00 pm
Experience the film that started it all with the Arizona debut of Harry Potter
and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert. Relive the adventures of Harry and his
friends as The Phoenix Symphony performs John Williams’ unforgettable
score with the full movie on the big screen above the orchestra. Don’t
miss this magical live concert event of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™
in Concert.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™+
January 5, 2018 | 7:30 pm
January 6, 2018 | 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
January 7, 2018 | 2:00 pm
The Harry PotterTM Film Concert Series continues with Harry Potter and The
Chamber of SecretsTM in Concert. Experience the magic of John Williams’
legendary score performed live with The Phoenix Symphony as the
complete film is projected on the big screen above the orchestra.

Music of Pink Floyd with Laser Light Show
March 10, 2018 | 7:30 pm
The Phoenix Symphony bridges the gulf between rock ’n’ roll and classical
music with the Music of Pink Floyd. Amplified by a full rock band and
singer Randy Jackson’s vocals, The Phoenix Symphony captures Pink Floyd’s
ethereal flow of music and effects while churning out new musical colors.
This one-of-a-kind concert features an impressive laser and light show set to
17 Pink Floyd songs, including “Money,” “Learning to Fly,” “Comfortably Numb”
and selections from the band’s 1979 hit album The Wall all performed under
the stars live with The Phoenix Symphony. This outdoor concert offers reserved
and general admission seating.

Star Wars vs Star Trek:
The Music of Deep Space
May 24, 2018 | 8:00 pm
Get set for an intergalactic musical showdown with Star Wars vs Star Trek:
The Music of Deep Space as The Phoenix Symphony presents the acclaimed
and unforgettable music of your favorite films. Join The Phoenix Symphony
to settle the decades long fan battle over which camp reigns supreme.
Audience members will vote live via text to decide the final number—will
the Force take over Symphony Hall again or will the Trekkies prosper from
this 2015 rematch? This concert is approximately 85 minutes long and runs
without an intermission.

Music of Harry Potter
February 2, 2018 | 7:30 pm
February 3, 2018 | 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Join The Phoenix Symphony this February as the Hogwarts Express returns
to the Valley. Muggles, witches and wizards are welcome to attend this
magical annual tradition at Mesa Arts Center Ikeda Theater for this year’s
musical potion of memorable music from the Harry Potter film franchise.
Come dressed as your favorite Hogwarts character and get your tickets
early - this popular concert is sure to sell out!

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