Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip’s groundbreaking Fresh Aire series, which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. Experience the magic as the sprit of the season comes alive with dazzling multimedia effects and the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller!
In its nineteenth annual holiday concert, the professional chorus Cantus Columbus, directed by William J. Bullock, recounts the Christmas story with classical masterpieces and audience carols. Performing in the superb acoustics of Legacy Hall, the chorus is assisted this year by the renowned Axiom Brass Quintet from Chicago, pianist Janie Lee Bullock, and organist Aesook Moon playing the Jordan Concert Organ.
This year’s program features 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century compositions and arrangements, including African-American spirituals introducing the four program sections (Prophecy, Birth, Epiphany and Aspiration), several traditional carols (Angels We Have Heard on High, I Wonder as I Wander, The First “Nowell”, etc.), and atmospheric organ and piano pieces. The choral works are by noted composers from Russia, France, England, Germany and America.
This beautiful holiday tradition is the perfect way to prepare to receive the true message of the season. The concert regularly
This concert/theatre work brings the music and the story of the great Ray Charles to vivid life! Portraying Ray, master pianist/vocalist Kenny Brawner leads his 12-piece orchestra and three sultry vocalists (a la the Raelettes) performing this American legend’s most popular hits: “What’d I Say?,” “I Got a Woman,” “Mess Around,” “Georgia On My Mind,” a blazing hot duet on “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” and many more! The music is interwoven with monologues depicting how gospel, blues, jazz and country influenced Ray’s style, while also reflecting on American social history, his epic battle with drugs, and his triumphant return home to Georgia
Are four guitars better than one…I’ll say! Rodrigo’s tuneful concerto is flanked by the greatest music for strings ever written and Tchaikovsky’s moving and profound “Pathetique” symphony.
This concert is appropriate for guests ages 5 and up.
Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive, out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture, and Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy. A fun new Theatreworks USA musical based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer, Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty, which spotlights the STEM curriculum, focusing on science, technology, engineering and math.
Fresh off their 18-month 50th Anniversary Tour, the iconic and profoundly influential Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in Country Rock and American roots Music, continues to add to their legendary status. With multi-platinum and gold records, rings of tp ten hits such as “Fishin’ In The Dark” and “Mr. Bojangles,” multiple Grammy, IBMA, CMA Awards and nominations, the band’s accolades continue to accumulate. Today, NGDB (Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter) continue their non-sot touring in their 52nd year together. Recent tour stops included Stagecoach, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and many more. On September 14, 2015, hey played to a sold-out crowd at the historic Roman Auditorium with some close friend to film a 50th Anniversary Special which began airing on PBS starting March of 2016. The TV special earned a 2016 Emmy award for Special Event Coverage at the MidSouth regional Emmy Awards.
America’s premier Latino dance organization for more than 48 years, Ballet Hispanico brings communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures and the shared human experience through dance. today, Ballet Hispanico is led by acclaimed choreographer and educator Eduardo Vilaro. Mr. Viilaro has infused the organization’s legacy with a bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance that reflects America’s changing cultural landscape and the contemporary Latino culture. As a powerful voice for diversity, Ballet Hispanico leads in bringing arts to marginalized communities and nurturing future Latino leaders by giving access to those voices found throughout Latin America and the Spanish diaspora.
It’s a walk down memory lane featuring a healthy dose of folk rock classics. Songs by James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Simon & Garfunkel, and The Eagles (to name only a few) all wonderfully performed by AJ Swearingen and Jayme Kelli. This is the greatest popular music ever!
This concert is appropriate for guests ages 5 and up.
Cirque Eloize’s latest adventure is inspired by the rich legacy of the Wild Wild West. America is expanding. The railroad is stretching westward to lands of untold premise. In the middle of he desert, a town comes to life. The Saloon doors swing pen to reveal a motley cast of individuals, each with a tale to tell. In Cirque Eloize’s Saloon, the infectious energy of folk music and the strains of a fiddle set the tone of an acrobatic comedy that sweeps spectators away in a mad flurry. Under the spell of Saloon’s beautiful Belle, the lover sets off a chase worth of the greatest Westerns. A series of unusual events unfold, mine acrobatic prowess and inventive choreography. Swing open the Saloon doors and enter a mythical world create by live music and the exhilarating pace of spectacular performances. Let yourself get swept away by enthralling voices, magical harmonies and live instrumentation. The timeless tunes of Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline se the traditional, epic scene for a fast-paced show with no shortage of audience thrills.
Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The Rock of Ages Tenth Anniversary tour is blazing across North America! Nominated for five Tony Awards, incurring Best Musical. Featuring the music oft bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, and Whitesnake among many others, this Tenth Anniversary production features a dynamic new cast revisiting the large than life characters and exhilarating story that turned Rock Of Ages into a global phenomenon.