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2017-2018 Overture Season

POPS 1 | The Wonderful Music of Oz
November 4, 2017

Defy gravity and travel over the rainbow with a cast of New York's top vocalists as we take a musical journey down the fabled yellow brick road from L. Frank Baum's classic novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Now, for the first time, celebrate all the music based on the original novel in one magical concert event. Join us as we pay tribute to the story as told on Broadway (Wicked, The Wiz), in Hollywood (The Wizard of Oz, Return to Oz) and on the radio (Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Tin Man).

POPS 3 | Cirque Music Presents Heroes & Villains
January 27, 2018

Cirque Musica blends the grace and thrill of some of the world's greatest circus and acrobatic performers with stunning symphonic music performed by the OKC Phil.  With musical selections that celebrate the world of Heroes & Villains, you'll be absorbed in familiar themes from movies, comics and television. This evening will delight all your senses and have you on the edge of your seat.

POPS 4 | Michael Cavanaugh - The Songs of Elton John
February 24, 2018

After taking Broadway by storm in Billy Joel’s’ “Movin' Out,” Grammy and Tony nominated artist Michael Cavanaugh is known for his ability to electrify audiences with his powerful renditions of singer/song writer- pop and rock favorites. Bring your friends to share this evening featuring the music of Elton John and more. Included are favorites like “I’m Still Standing,” “Rocket Man,” "Crocodile Rock," and “Candle in the Wind.”

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CLASSICS 4 | Joshua Roman, cello
January 13, 2018

Alexander Mickelthwate, Conductor

Ginastera - Estanicia: Four Dances
Haydn - Cello Concerto in C major
Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Joshua Roman has earned an international reputation for his wide-ranging repertoire, a commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways, artistic leadership and versatility.  As well as being a celebrated performer, he is recognized as an accomplished composer and curator, and was named a TED Senior Fellow in 2015.

POPS 5 | Pink Martini
March 31, 2018

An international phenomenon mixing glamour and sophistication with a multilingual range of songs and a bit of the unexpected, this musical extravaganza includes the sounds of cabaret, samba, pop and jazz. You’ll enjoy a festive spin on favorites like “Dream a Little Dream of Me”, “Que’ Sera Sera” and “Brazil.”  Featuring vocalist China Forbes and providing a uniquely accessible palate of American and international favorites, this two-night engagement will certainly sell out!

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