The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the fourth concert in the 2014-2015 Acxiom Pops Live! Series: Here to Stay, a Gershwin Experience, on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m., at the Pulaski Academy Connor Performing Arts Center, 12701 Hinson Road,
Legendary singer Sylvia McNair and acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Biegel join the ASO in a celebration of the music of George and Ira Gershwin. The program features favorites like “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Someone to Watch Over Me,” I Got Rhythm,” and more. This spectacular musical experience is enhanced by rare video clips, family photos, and state-of-the-art visuals to provide a distinctive and unforgettable offering of the Gershwin brothers’ best.
The Pops Live! Series is sponsored by Acxiom. Media Sponsor for the Acxiom Pops Live! series is The Point 94.1. The concert sponsor is Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
Tickets are $19, $35, $49, and $58; active duty military and student tickets are $10 are can be purchased online at http://www.ArkansasSymphony.org; at the Connor Performing Arts Center box office beginning 90 minutes prior to a concert; or by phone at 501-666-1761, ext. 100.
All Arkansas students grades K-12 are admitted to Sunday’s matinee free of charge with the purchase of an adult ticket using the Entergy Kids’ Ticket, downloadable at the ASO website.
- Sylvia McNair, soprano
- Jeffrey Biegel, piano
- David Snyder, piano and vocal
- Danny Gardner, vocals and tap dancer
- Strike Up the Band
- Embraceable You
- Rialto Ripples
- Fascinating Rhythm
- The Half of it, Dearie, Blues
- The Man I Love
- ‘S Wonderful
- But Not for Me
- Rhapsody in Blue
- Of Thee I Sing: Overture
- Slap That Bass
- Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
- They All Laughed
- Love is Here to Stay
- I Got Rhythm
- Concerto for Piano in F: III. Allegro Agitato