The Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra closes its 38th season Sunday with “Spring Serenade.” The exciting program salutes the best of film with music from On Golden Pond and The Sea Hawk, and explores the world of opera and ballet with selections from Bizet’s Carmen, Thomas’ Mignon, and Luigini’s Ballet Egyptien. With a host of additional unforgettable works, the BBSO’s final concert is sure to leave you wanting more.
The concert will be held Sunday, May 19, beginning at 7 p.m., at Groves High School Auditorium, 20500 West Thirteen Mile Road, Beverly Hills. Tickets are $25 at the door (free for students 18 and under).
Music Director Charles Greenwell will present a program of delightful classics and film music. In addition to waltzes of Franz Lehar and Johann Strauss, Jr., maestro Greenwell will lead the ensemble in excerpts from Bizet’s “Carmen,” works by Leroy Anderson and Morton Gould as well as thrilling music from “The Sea Hawk” by Erich Wolfgang Korngold.
Gould: American Salute
Lehar: Gold & Silver Waltzes
Nicolai: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
Luigini: Ballet Egyptien (excerpts)
Grusin: Theme from On Golden Pond
Korngold: Music from The Sea Hawk
Bizet: Excerpts from Carmen
J. Strauss, Jr.: Emperor Waltzes
Click here for tickets and more information or phone (248) 352-BBSO.
This concert will also be accompanied by a silent auction. This will be held before the concert and at intermission. Valuable goods and services will be auctioned.
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