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Philharmonic Pops Series Concerts

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 30, 2016

October 29, 2016

December 9, 2016

December 10, 2016

December 17, 2016

January 21, 2017

March 4, 2017

April 8, 2017

April 29, 2017

Location: Embassy Theatre

Phone: 481-0777

Link: http://www.fwphil.org

Event Description

March 8, 2016 Updated Mar 8, 2016 at 11:56 AM EDT

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.

2016-2017 Season

Pops 1 | October 29, 2016
BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre
George Daugherty, conductor
The Philharmonic gets even more animated when Bugs Bunny takes center stage with iconic scores from your favorite Looney Tunes while the animated shorts appear on the big screen. This brand-new version of the concert features classic favorites like “What's Opera, Doc?” and “The Rabbit of Seville,” plus scores of new additions, including the cutting-edge 3D cartoons “Rabid Rider” and “Coyote Falls.” Join Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a hilarious night at the Philharmonic.

HOLIDAY POPS | December 9, 10, and 17, 2016
2:00 PM | Embassy Theatre (December 10 and 17)
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus – Benjamin Rivera, director
Fort Wayne Children’s Choir – Jonathan Busarow, director
Fort Wayne’s favorite holiday tradition is back, and better than ever. Broadway personalities join the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Chorus, and special guests in a program of the traditional and contemporary holiday favorites you know and love. The "Hallelujah" Chorus, a Christmas carol sing-a-long, and dancing Santas will sparkle in the majestic Embassy Theatre, decorated in holiday splendor especially for the occasion. Get into the holiday spirit and deliver fun for your entire family.

Pops 2 | January 21, 2017
ROCK ON!
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre
Morgan James, vocalist
LaKisha Jones, vocalist
Rob Evan, vocalist
It’s a journey back to the rock and pop hits of the 70's and 80's with three dynamic artists. Featured are songs by such rock and pop legends as Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Queen, and many more. Rock On! is certain to be a hit with audiences of all ages.

Pops 3 | March 4, 2017
PINK MARTINI
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre
Pink Martini draws inspiration from music all over the world, crossing multiple genres. Personifying the glamorous cocktail generation sensibility that has captivated audiences around the world, Pink Martini will offer a unique blend of Latin, jazz, cabaret, and samba music.

Pops 4 | April 8, 2017
SINATRA AND BEYOND WITH TONY DESARE
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre
Tony DeSare, piano and vocals
Mega talented singer, pianist, and award-winning composer Tony DeSare pays tribute to the legendary artist whose countless songs exemplify the Golden Age of American music. With his matinee idol good looks, DeSare will deliver favorite Sinatra tunes like “New York, New York,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” Ol’ Blue Eyes would be proud.

Pops 5 | April 29, 2017
STAR WARS 40TH ANNIVERSARY
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars with your favorite themes from the groundbreaking film. John Williams, composer of all seven Star Wars saga films, single-handedly revived grand symphonic scores in Hollywood movies with Star Wars. Listen as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic brilliantly helps the Rebel Alliance restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy.




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