Get an early start on your "holiday mood" when Mannheim Steamroller kicks off their Christmas tour. Started by former adman Chip Davis, Mannheim Steamroller's signature sound is where classical and modern-day rock, acoustic and electronic music meet. Celebrate the spirit of the season with the "18th century rock band" that has become one of the most popular and best-selling acts in the last 30 years.
English conductor Sir Andrew Davis is joined by American violinist Joshua Bell in Brahms's evergreen Violin Concerto, written in 1878 for the great Joseph Joachim. Opening this diverse program is Debussy's Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun, one of his most characteristic and popular scores. Stravinsky described his 1945 Symphony in Three Movements as a reaction to the events of the Second World War. Its rhythmic vitality and orchestral clarity make it an archetype of neoclassicism.
Legendary French-Armenian composer, virtuoso pianist, singer, score-writer, arranger, conductor, director, and producer MICHEL LEGRAND will be playing a rare and intimate Boston engagement. He will be joined by MARIO PELCHAT, whose velvet, sexy voice is familiar from the musical “Nôtre Dame de Paris,” and accompanied by a quartet of brilliant musicians including CATHERINE MICHEL (harp), a soloist with Opéra de Paris. Special Guest Star 5 Time Grammy Award Winner DIONNE WARWICK.
A Christmas Celtic Sojourn With Brian O'Donovan has an all-star cast including Karine Polwart (formerly of super group The Battlefield Band), Christy O'Leary (formerly of Boys of the Lough), fiddlers Liz Carroll and John Doyle — and, of course, Solas founding member and musical director Seamus Egan — will join the Harney Academy of Irish Dance along with Kieran Jordan and an array of spectacular dancers in this annual holiday event.
Shipwrecked is filled with theatrical magic and “good old-fashioned yarn spinning, audiences young and old
will enjoy this magical story of exotic lands, extraordinary creatures, and incredible