Philharmonic Pops Series Concerts

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

October 31, 2015

January 30, 2016

March 5, 2016

April 30, 2016

Location: Embassy Theatre

Phone: 481-0777

Link: http://www.fwphil.org

Event Description

September 28, 2015 Updated Sep 28, 2015 at 12:17 PM EST

Pops 1 - Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
Saturday, October 31, 2015 | 7:30 P.M. | Embassy Theatre
Chia-Hsuan Lin, conductor
One of his most celebrated films, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is a tale of the misadventures of Halloween Town's resident Pumpkin King and some mischievous trick-or-treaters. Projected on the big screen, complete with dialogue and effects, this film screening includes Danny Elfman's enigmatic score played live by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.
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Pops 2 - Jake Shimabukuro: Ukulele Wizard
Saturday, January 30, 2016 | 7:30 P.M. | Embassy Theatre
Chia-Hsuan Lin, conductor
Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele
Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has been called a musical hero by Rolling Stone. Earning comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis and accolades wide and far, his traditional instrument has never sounded so vital and contemporary. Millions of young people enjoy his music on YouTube and now you can hear him live with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

Pops 3 - Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the Beatles
Saturday, March 5, 2016 | 7:30 P.M. | Embassy Theatre
Chia-Hsuan Lin, conductor
Featuring 30 hits like "Penny Lane," and "Yesterday," this Beatles tribute presents tunes sung, played and performed exactly as they were written. From their early days through the solo years, Classical Mystery Tour is the best of The Beatles like you've never heard them: with live symphony orchestra.

Pops 4 - Chris Botti: Live in Concert
Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 7:30 P.M. | Embassy Theatre
Chia-Hsuan Lin, conductor
Chris Botti has established himself as one of the important, innovative figures of the contemporary music world. His uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination have earned him the coveted spot as the world's largest selling jazz instrumentalist.

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