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ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA TO
CELEBRATE WITH ‘STAR WARS AND MORE’
Guest Conductor Michael Krajewski leads the Orlando Philharmonic in concert spectacular
(Wednesday, March 27, Orlando, FL) – The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will celebrate the music of John Williams on Saturday, April 13 at 2 & 8 p.m. at Bob Carr Theater. Michael Krajewski, Music Director of The Philly Pops and Principal Pops Conductor of the Atlanta and Jacksonville Symphonies, leads this concert featuring the best of John Williams’ legendary film scores, including music from Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, the Star Wars series, and more.
In a career that spans five decades, composer and conductor John Williams has become one of America’s most accomplished and successful composers for film and for the concert stage. Mr. Williams has received a variety of prestigious awards, including the National Medal of Arts, the Kennedy Center Honor, the Olympic Order, and numerous Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards. He remains one of our nation’s most distinguished and contributive musical voices.
The concerts will mark the end of the 2018-2019 Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Pops Series and will also feature the University of Central Florida University Chorus. More information about the 2019-2020 Pops Series is available here.
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of OrlandoAtPlay.com and UAArtsEd.com. This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program, and sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the State of Florida.
Single tickets start at $25 and student tickets start at $18 and can be purchased online at orlandophil.org, by calling 407.770.0071, or in person at the Box Office, located at The Plaza Live (425 N. Bumby Avenue, Orlando). The Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Ticket prices subject to change.)
Celebrating its 26th Season, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is led by Music Director Eric Jacobsen and comprised of accomplished musicians from around the world. The Philharmonic annually presents the FAIRWINDS Classics and Pops Series at Bob Carr Theater and its Focus Chamber Series at The Plaza Live. The mission of the Philharmonic is to enrich and inspire the diverse communities of Central Florida through the transformative power of live music, and it presents more than 170 live concerts and impacts more than 70,000 children, youth and families annually through its Young People’s Concerts, Symphony Storytime Series, Notes in Your Neighborhood program, and free outdoor community concerts. A resident company of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Philharmonic will perform in Steinmetz Hall when it opens in 2020. Learn more at orlandophil.org.
About the Artists:
Michael Krajewski – http://www.peterthrom.com/artist.php?id=michaelkrajewski&aview=bio
University of Central Florida Chorus – http://music.cah.ucf.edu/chorus.php
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