ONE WORLD, MANY VOICES
Pensacola Children’s Chorus Presents “One World, Many Voices,” featuring composer/conductor, Jim Papoulis
The six choirs of the Pensacola Children’s Chorus will present an exciting choral concert at the Saenger Theatre at 2:30 pm on Sunday, February 28. Directed by Artistic Directors Susan and Allen Pote, the “One World, Many Voices” concert will feature a diverse program from many musical genres, including classics by composers such as Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn, Copland, and Rutter; to African American spirituals and other ethnic selections.
Featured on the program will be music conducted by New York City guest composer, Jim Papoulis, whose musical style combines contemporary sounds with musical traditions from around the globe. The final combined number will be a newly composed piece, “Music Can Change the World.”
Guest conductor, Jim Papoulis is the co-founder of the Foundation for Small Voices, based in New York City. In addition to teaching songwriting workshops globally, he has written and conducted for hundreds of live shows for artists including Aretha Franklin, Shania Twain, Bette Midler, Faith Hill and Maroon Five. Mr. Papoulis has also worked with children’s choirs in China, South America, Africa, Russia, Europe, and across the United States. For the past five years he has toured with the Sounds of a Better World- Small Voices Calling, worldwide concert series, sponsored by the Foundation for Small Voices.
Tickets are on sale at the Saenger Theatre Box Office (weekdays between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM), and at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $15, $20 and $25.
For more information about this performance and general inquiries regarding the Pensacola Children’s Chorus, please call 850-434-7760 or visit www.pensacolachildrenschorus.com
SEVERE WEATHER FORCES STOMP TO RESCHEDULE
New Date Monday, March 28 @ 7:30 p.m.
Due to the severe weather, STOMP, scheduled for, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre, has been rescheduled to Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m.
“The Saenger cares about our patrons and our employees and their safety is of the utmost importance,” said Doug Lee, General Manager of the Saenger Theatre, he continued “we have worked diligently with Jam Theatricals and the Producers of STOMP throughout the day to make this rescheduled date possible.”
ON STAGE WITH THE PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra presents On Stage, a unique recital experience set on the stage of the Saenger Theatre on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Masterworks Guest Artist, Roberto Plano, will be performing Brahms Piano Quintet with members of the Pensacola Symphony: Grace Kim, violin, Molly Hollingsworth, violin, Brian Brown, viola, and Barb Gabriel, cello.
This unique recital experience will put the audience on the stage of the theater with the performers. Tickets are only $20 and include a complimentary drink of your choice.
Plano is the recipient of many international piano awards including First Prize in the 2001 Cleveland International Piano Competition and Finalist at the Twelfth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2005.
Tickets are on sale now at pensacolasymphony.com or by phone at (850) 435-2533. Limited seating available.
SOUNDS OF EUROPE
Join the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra for Sounds of Europe on March 5, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre.
“Some of the most compelling music we have comes from composers that express their sense of nationality - the culture, the myths, the landscapes,” says Maestro Peter Rubardt.
The concert will feature a variety of European sounds from Northern Finland, to Rome, Spain, and Bohemia featuring works by Smetana, De Falla, Sibelius and Respighi. The PSO will be joined by pianist, Roberto Plano, performing De Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain. Plano is the recipient of many international piano awards including First Prize in the 2001 Cleveland International Piano Competition and Finalist at the Twelfth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2005.
There will be an open dress rehearsal for this concert beginning at 1:30pm on March 5th. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Palafox entrance of the Saenger Theatre. Starting at 6:30pm, Dr. Larry Reed will present his “Classical Conversations” for those who are interested in learning more about the music prior to the concert. This event is free with your evening concert ticket.
Tickets are on sale now starting at $22 - get yours at pensacolasymphony.com or by phone at (850) 435-2533.
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