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MAY / JUNE 2014 MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA
may 23, 24
Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II
Friday, May 23, 2014, 8 pm
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 8 pm
Orchestra Hall
Orchestra Hall
Warner Bros. Presents
Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II
with the Minnesota Orchestra
George Daugherty
, conductor
created and produced by
George Daugherty
and
David Ka Lik Wong
Live at Orchestra Hall
Tonight’s program is provided in an insert.
There will be one intermission.
Bugs Bunny
is one of the most recognized cartoon characters in
the world, whose signature phrase
“What’s Up, Doc?”
has long since
entered the English language.
Bugs
’ first ‘reel’ appearance in front of his
soon-to-be-adoring public was in
A Wild Hare
,
directed by Tex Avery.
Since then,
Bugs
’ zany antics in hundreds of cartoon favorites have
made him a legend throughout the world.
This cool, collected, carrot-chomping rabbit is the unequivocal
superstar of the
Looney Tunes
family. With never a ‘hare’ out of place
he always manages to outsmart his adversaries, whoever they may be.
He’s a real American icon who has graced the TV and cinema screens
the world over.
Bugs Bunny’s
cartoons have twice been nominated for Academy
Awards, and his
Knighty Knight Bugs
won a coveted Oscar.
Bugs
has
starred in four films in addition to his hundreds of animated shorts and
21 prime time television specials.
Tonight’s program, conducted by Emmy Award-winner
George Daugherty
,
was created and produced by Daugherty and
David Ka Lik Wong
.
It features beloved
Looney Tunes
and
Tom and Jerry
cartoons shown
on a large screen as the Minnesota Orchestra performs the original cartoon scores of Carl Stalling, Milt Franklyn
and Scott Bradley (as inspired by the great classical composers). For further information, refer to the program insert
or visit bugsbunnyatthesymphony.net.
LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
TOM AND JERRY and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Co.
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