Friday, May 6

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces 2011 Pops Series to Include Sandi Patty

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents Six Printing Partners Pops Series Concerts at the Palladium in 2011-12 Season
INDIANAPOLIS – In its effort to bring more symphonic music and world premiere productions to communities throughout Indiana, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra announced today that it will present six of its 2011-2012 Printing Partners Pops Series concerts on Sunday evenings at the Palladium at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana. These six productions will complement the ISO’s existing Pops Series that will be performed at the Hilbert Circle Theatre on Fridays and Saturdays.

Do You Hear the People Sing?
Sunday, October 9, 7:30 p.m.
Jack Everly, Conductor
The ISO and Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will be joined by a talented cast to perform many favorites by famed duo Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, the composers of Broadway hit musicals such as Les Misérables and Miss Saigon, in an original Pops concert-stage production.

Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Movies
Sunday, November 6, 7:30 p.m.
Jack Everly, Conductor
The ISO will take popsaudiences on a nostalgic journey to the Golden Age of Hollywood with many timeless classics from the Silver Screen written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, including songs from Oklahoma, The King and I, South Pacific, Carousel and The Sound of Music that will be accented by the original scenes from the movies projected onto a large screen above the musicians.

“Hello, Dolly!” Starring Sandi Patty

Sunday, January 15, 7:30 p.m.
Jack Everly, Conductor

Sandi Patty, Vocalist
Gary Beach, Vocalist
The ISO will create a new concert-stage production of the timeless Broadway musical Hello, Dolly! starring Sandi Patty as Dolly Gallagher Levi and Gary Beach as Horace Vandergelder.

SPECTRUM: The Magic of Motown

Sunday, February 19, 7:30 p.m.
Jack Everly, Conductor
SPECTRUM, Vocal Quartet
The ISO and vocal quartet SPECTRUM pay tribute to the many artists and groups from Motown — from the Platters and the Temptations to Boyz 2 Men.

Rocky Mountain High: A Tribute to John Denver
Sunday, March 11, 7:30 p.m.
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
Jim Curry, Vocalist and Guitar
Acclaimed tribute artist Jim Curry and the ISO celebrate American singer/songwriter, John Denver. With timeless hits such as “Rocky Mountain High,” “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” and “Annie’s Song,” Denver’s legendary spirit and bittersweet country sentiment live on.

Chapter 6: The Titans of Tight Harmony
Sunday, June 10, 7:30 p.m.
Jack Everly, Conductor
Chapter 6, A Cappella Sextet
Renowned a cappella sextet Chapter 6 blends vocal jazz and pop with upbeat energy in repertoire ranging from Stevie Wonder to George Gershwin. They join the ISO for the premiere of this original Symphonic Pops Consortium production written especially for them.

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