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Join us on a magical trip to the movies with favorite film music spanning decades.
"This will be a wonderful trip down memory lane for guests as they hear melodies from those movies they love," said Maestro Chelsea Tipton. "This is a rare opportunity to hear those themes performed by a live orchestra, as well."
John Williams: “The Cowboys" Overture
Arr. Calvin Custer: Themes from 007
Henry Mancini: “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
James Horner, arr. John Moss: Hollywood Blockbusters
Danny Elfman: Music from Spider-Man
arr. Custer: Tribute to Henry Mancini
Robert Wendel: When TV Was Young
Bill Conti: Theme from Rocky
Pietro Mascagni: “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana
Custer : Star Trek through the Years
Williams: March from 1941
Horner: Titanic Suite
Williams: Harry’s Wondrous World
Klaus Badelt, arr. Ted Ricketts: Pirates of the Caribbean
Robert Wendel: Encore: A Hollywood Salute
The Pops concert is sponpored by:
Visual multimedia made possible in part by:
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Beethoven: "Choral" Fantasy
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
We end each season with a grand finale concert of great celebration and inclusive of the entire community. On April 11, our orchestra will be joined by the SOST Chorus and local favorite, guest pianist Philippe Bianconi for a performance not to be missed.
Bianconi returns to the Julie Rogers Theatre stage to dazzle the audience with his artistry and amazing command over the piano. The unique twist for this concert is that he will perform two works: Beethoven’s “Choral Fantasy” and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, which is a rare feat for any pianist.
“Philippe is a wonderful collaborator,” said Maestro Chelsea Tipton, II. “He makes the orchestra’s involvement more of a conversation rather than it being a shadow to the piano.”
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 is one of the most well-known piano concertos and also one of the most technically challenging pieces ever written in the standard classical repertoire.
Beethoven’s “Choral Fantasy” is a work that is not performed often but has a close kinship to his Ninth Symphony in sound and character. The SOST Chorus, under the direction of Dr. James Han, will lend their voices to this brilliant finale.
Sponsored by Rosine McFaddin Wilson.
Mr. Bianconi’s appearance made possible in part by the Beaumont Music Commission Charlene L. Kiker Guest Artist Endowment.
Symphony Chorus’ appearance made possible in part by :
*Join Maestro Tipton for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m. from the Julie Rogers Theatre stage. Pre-concert lectures made possible by a gift from Dr. & Mrs. Russ Schultz.