Alabama Symphony Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 SuperPOPS! Season!

16 Mar 2018 DCM Staff

(Birmingham, AL)  The ASO’s SuperPOPS! series presented by Red Diamond® begins in October of 2018 and features performances including holiday favorites, Broadway hits, movie music, and more! The ASO will perform the second installment of the Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert.  

Cheryle Caplinger, Executive Director of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, says, “The season offers something for everyone. From age 2-102, there’s a memorable experience waiting for you during this dynamic, engaging SuperPOPS! Season!”

 

Single tickets will go on sale in August of 2018, and subscriptions are available to the public on March 19. Subscription packages start at just $110. Subscriptions may be purchased in person at 1200 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, or by calling 205.975.2787. For more information, visit alabamasymphony.org

 

About the Alabama Symphony Orchestra:

Since its founding in 1921, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra has grown to become the state’s premier performing arts organization and only full-time professional orchestra. The ASO inspires, entertains, and provides vital programming to the residents of the state, serving nearly 100,000 people yearly throughout Alabama through concert series, youth programs, and educational and community engagement efforts to fulfill our mission of changing lives through music. The ASO works to produce creative, dynamic programming and to be recognized as an artistically innovative leader in the field. 

 

SCHEDULE

 

Birmingham Does Broadway

Samford University’s Wright Center

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7pm

Hear Kristi Tingle Higginbotham and other talented local performers singing the best of Broadway with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra! The concert will feature beloved composers Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Schwartz, and more!

 

Hollywood Legends

Samford University’s Wright Center

Friday, October 26, 2018 at 7pm

Get your popcorn ready as the ASO presents an epic concert celebrating the giants of Hollywood, including your favorite actors, actresses, characters, and composers! Stunning music from a variety of genres and eras brings memorable characters from The Wizard of Oz, Jurassic Park, Titanic, and more to life.

 

Home for the Holidays

Samford University’s Wright Center

Friday, December 7, 2018 at 7pm

Celebrate the season with friends and family as the ASO presents this Holiday Spectacular! Chris Confessore conducts as the renowned Hilltop Singers from Birmingham Southern College and talented local performers join the Orchestra for an evening of Holiday Cheer! 

 

Cheers! - The New Year's Eve Concert

Jemison Concert Hall, Alys Stephens Center 

Monday, December 31, 2018 at 6pm

Dance into the New Year with Waltzes, polkas, and marches by Johann Strauss II, alongside dance inspired music from around the world.

 

The Mambo Kings

Alabama Theatre

Wednesday, January 23 at 7pm

Enjoy New York’s foremost Latin jazz ensemble, in concert with your Alabama Symphony Orchestra. The Mambo Kings apply their “explosive blend of Afro-Cuban rhythms and improvisation” to classical favorites, pop hits, and jazz standards.

 

Video Games Live!

BJCC Concert Hall

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8pm

Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Gamers and non-gamers alike will be dazzled by synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting, stage show production, and special on-stage interactive segments.

 

Disney in Concert: A Tale as Old as Time

Samford University’s Wright Center

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 7pm

Experience a magical journey into storytelling and music as only the timeless tales of Disney can evoke.  Disney In Concert Tale as Old as Time explores iconic moments, plot twists, and feats of daring heroics from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, The Lion King and many more.

Presentation authorized by Disney Concerts © All rights reserved

 

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert

Samford University’s Wright Center

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7pm

See Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert in high-definition, on a giant screen, while the Alabama Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score live to picture.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

 

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