I attended the Symphony's "Halloween Spooktacular" this weekend and it was awesome. I cannot express enough how captivated my children were! To see the instruments, the musicians, the conductor...what an amazing experience to share with the family.
Here are the details for this weekend's concert:
See Scenes from Popular Disney movies, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin,
The Lion King, and more
When: November 1, 2013, at 8 p.m.,
Where: Majestic Theatre
Tickets: Individual concert tickets range from $15 to $69 and children/students are available at 50% off. Ticket can be purchased at the Symphony Box Office or by calling 210.554.1010 or visiting www.sasymphony.org. Patrons can also visit any Ticketmaster location, www.ticketmaster.com or call 210.224.9600 for concert tickets.
SAN ANTONIO (October 18, 2013) — San Antonio Symphony presents "DISNEY IN CONCERT Magical Music from the Movies" November 1 and November 2 at 8 p.m. A Pops family special performance will take place November 2 at 2 p.m. with a pre-concert Instrument Petting Zoo for kids beginning at 1 p.m. The final performance will take place on November 2 at 8 p.m.
Experience the Magic of Disney like never before with vocalists Whitney Claire Kaufman, Aaron Phillips, Andrew Johnson and Juliana Hansen. See scenes from your favorite Disney movies – including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King and more. Listen and watch as favorite Disney stories come to life through Disney visuals and memorable melodies performed by the Symphony.
“Everyone has a favorite Disney movie,” said Akiko Fujimoto, San Antonio Symphony’s Associate Conductor. “We wanted to capture the essence of Disney's timeless movie tunes into symphonic music, which is sure to bring out the inner child in us all.”
Juliana Hansen is thrilled to be performing her favorite Disney songs with such
wonderful orchestras! She has originated roles in Off--‐Broadway shows, performed as Millie in the 1st National Tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie and starred in several productions across the country. Her favorite credits include Les Misérables (Eponine), Beauty and the Beast (Belle) and The Wizard of OZ (Dorothy). Juliana was a finalist on the NBC T.V. show, Grease: You’re The One That I Want, on which she worked with Tony--‐Award winning director Kathleen Marshall, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer Georgia Stitt and performed for Olivia Newton John. One of her career highlights to date was having the honor to premiere “Happy Working Song” from Disney’s Enchanted, for the incomparable Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz in 2009--‐ prior to the film’s
release! She has appeared on numerous recordings, including a Stephen Sondheim album,
received the Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Award for Best Vocalist and a
“Drama--‐Logue Best Actress” award for The Secret Garden. Juliana has her Masters in
Acting from The Guildford School of Acting in England and lives in Los Angeles, where
she pursues Film and Television. Her favorite Disney movie is The Little Mermaid.
Thanks to Ted Ricketts and love to her family!
This program is generously sponsored by San Antonio Symphony League and Valero.
Akiko Fujimoto, Associate Conductor: Hailed as “a very talented conductor who knows her score and her musicians” (Virginia Gazette), San Antonio Symphony Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto conducts classical, educational, pops concerts, holiday concerts including the Nutcracker and the new Baroque series..
About the San Antonio Symphony: The San Antonio Symphony is a non-profit performing arts organization with the mission to inspire and enrich our community by vigorously influencing the artistic fabric of San Antonio through excellent symphonic performance, education and service. The San Antonio Symphony, with more than 70 professional musicians, serves over 130,000 people per year including 40,000 students. For more information about the Symphony visit www.sasymphony.org. To purchase tickets, call the Symphony box office at (210) 554-1010.
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