Showcase March-April 2014 - page 30

Sarah Hicks
is principal conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra’s Live
at Orchestra Hall series. Later this season she will collaborate with the
Orchestra in a performance with the Midtown Men, as well as a program
of music from Pixar’s popular animated films. Other highlights of her
current season include return engagements with the San Francisco
Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra and Milwaukee Symphony, as
well as debuts with orchestras including the Pittsburgh Symphony,
Cincinnati Symphony and Alabama Symphony. In 2011 she
toured with British rock icon Sting, leading 31 concerts over two
months in venues throughout Europe. For more information, visit
minnesotaorchestra.org.
Matthew Morrison of
Glee
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MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA SHOWCASE
Saturday, April 5, 2014, 8 pm Orchestra Hall
Singer-actor
Matthew Morrison
, known to millions of fans as the perpetually
optimistic school teacher Will Schuester on Fox TV’s
Glee
, first came to prominence
through his acclaimed performances on the Broadway stage. These include a Tony
Award-nominated turn as Fabrizio Naccarelli in the original cast of
The Light in the
Piazza
and Lieutenant Cable in the Tony-nominated production of
South Pacific
.
He has earned critical praise for his role in
Glee
, including Emmy and Golden
Globe nods. Also active in the recording studio, he was the first artist signed to 222
Records. His newest album is 2013’s
Where It All Began
, a salute to the music most
meaningful to Morrison, many made famous in Broadway musicals, including “Singin’
in the Rain,” “Younger Than Springtime” and a
West Side Story
medley. For more
information, visit matthewmorrison.com.
Tonight’s program will be announced from the stage.
There will be one intermission.
Matthew Morrison of
Glee
with the Minnesota Orchestra
Matthew Morrison
, vocals •
Sarah Hicks
, conductor
Live at Orchestra Hall
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