2016/17 POPS SERIES
APRIL 22-23, 2017
Michael Cavanaugh Sings the Songs of Elton John and More
The irresistible force that is Michael Cavanaugh put on one of our Pops Series most memorable shows when he performed his tribute to Billy Joel here in 2015. Michael brings his dynamic band back to Harrisburg to perform the immortal hits of another one of pop music’s greatest stars, Elton John. The English megastar has written more hits than anyone can count. Subscribers are guaranteed seating for what promises to be another unforgettable high-energy, sold out show in the Forum.
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OCTOBER 29-30, 2016
We’ll rock the Forum to open our Capital BlueCross Pops season with immortal hits from one of pop music’s most creative eras. Vocalists Chloe Lowery, LaKisha Jones and Rob Evan join Stuart and the HSO to perform music by legends like Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, the Eagles, Chicago, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Queen, and others.
JANUARY 28-29, 2017
The Music of James Bond and More
Join us as we perform music from some of the 24 films that make up the iconic James Bond franchise. This show is an exciting musical salute to the phenomenon that is James Bond (and a few other famous spies we’ve come to know over the years)! Whether you like your martinis “shaken” or “stirred,” we’ll cover five decades of classic Bond as vocalist Rachel York sings music from Goldfinger, Live & Let Die, Diamonds Are Forever, and many more of your Bond favorites.
MARCH 4-5, 2017
Ann Hampton Callaway Sings the Barbra Streisand Songbook
Name popular music’s biggest stars of the past fifty years and certainly Barbra Streisand would be near the top of the list. The stylish vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway comes to Harrisburg to perform a special tribute to the singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker who has become an icon in multiple fields of entertainment. We’ll hear the immortal hits and lush arrangements that made Barbra Streisand into one of our brightest stars.
Apr 14-15, 2018April Masterworks Concert
In April we celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday year with music from On the Town and his choral work, Chichester Psalms. On the 2nd half, Ernest Bloch’s Sacred Service, a piece championed by Bernstein. Sung in Hebrew with English supertitles.
Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum Tickets: $18 - $87
Apr 18, 2018Stuart & Friends
The annual Stuart and Friends chamber music concert returns to the ideal and intimate setting of Gamut Theatre 15 N. 4th St. in Harrisburg.
Wed. 7:30 PM, Gamut Theatre Tickets: $22 Adult, $11 Student / Youth (25 and under)
May 05-06, 2018Dee Daniels Sings the Great American Swing Book
Dee Daniels brings to the Forum stage a century of Swing hits and timeless standards performed and recorded by legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Bessie Smith, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, and Sarah Vaughan.
Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum Tickets: $17 - $94
May 13, 2018HSYO Mother's Day Concert
Celebrate Mother’s Day with family and music! The Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Youth String Orchestra perform orchestral favorites under the direction of Maestros Gregory Woodbridge and Krista Kriel.
3 PM, the Forum
May 19-20, 2018May Masterworks Concert
Our May Masterworks features a brand new harp concerto by the popular Pulitzer Prize-winner, Jennifer Higdon. A famous orchestral excerpt from Wagner’s Götterdämmerung opens the program and we end our season with Tchaikovsky’s blazing 4th Symphony.
Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum Tickets: $18 - $87 Concert Sponsor: The Hall Foundation