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Jackie Evancho to Perform with the Colorado Symphony; Single Tickets for 2015/16 Season On Sale August 3

 July 30, 2015 – The Colorado Symphony announces Jackie Evancho Sings Holiday Hits & More on December 15 as an additional concert in the upcoming 2015/16 season. Single tickets for all concerts in the Colorado Symphony’s 2015/16 season go on sale August 3.

At just 10 years old, Jackie Evancho first appeared on “America’s Got Talent” in 2010 singing soprano pieces that won her second place overall in the contest.  From there, she started performing around the world. Now at 15 years old, Evancho is preparing to release her third recording called “Awakening” on September 23 coinciding with an international tour.

Jackie Evancho Sings Holiday Hits & More

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 7:30pm
Boettcher Concert Hall

For her performance with the Colorado Symphony on December 15, Evancho will perform some of the most memorable classics of the season as well as other unique pieces sure to make for a festive concert. Evancho has a gained acclaim for her holiday concerts, including participating in the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C. in 2012, where she performed for President Obama.

The 2015/16 season is also full of guest performers like Evancho, such as ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, internationally acclaimed pianist Alessio Bax, Wonderbound, members of The New York City Ballet, and more.

The Colorado Symphony musicians and artistic leadership strive to create a season diverse enough to resonate with all members of the community. Under the guidance of Music Director Andrew Litton, Tthe upcoming 2015/16 season includes classical concerts such as Carmina Burana and Mahler’s Resurrection, while also making tribute to Comic Con and Star Wars. Below is a sample of the diversity of the 2015/16 season.

TCHAIKOVSKY PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1  I  September 18-19
   
Music Director Andrew Litton conducts the Colorado Symphony through an all-Russian slate, featuring Italian-born pianist Alessio Bax.

THE MUSIC MAN IN CONCERT  I  September 26-27
 
The Colorado Symphony's self-produced take on the Meredith Willson timeless story of slick con man Harold Hill wooing Marian the Librarian features such showstoppers as "Ya Got Trouble," "The Wells Fargo Wagon," and the signature "76 Trombones."

SYMPHONY AT THE MOVIES: 
BACK TO THE FUTURE  I  November 14
Power up your DeLorean, recharge your flux capacitor, and get ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of an unforgettable movie classic: Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, the 1.21-gigawatt blockbuster that topped the 1985 box office.

ALL GERSHWIN FEATURING NEW YORK CITY BALLET  I  January 10 
This must-see concert features the Colorado Symphony performing the works of American master George Gershwin, accompanied by a quartet of dancers from the famed New York City Ballet on the sultry finale, Who Cares

SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: ROMEO AND JULIET  I  March 18-20
Director Duain Wolfe leads the Colorado Symphony and a quartet of actors through a wide-ranging expedition into the music inspired by the timeless drama. Included are interpretations of masters like Prokofiev, Berlioz, and more.

CARMINA BURANA  
I  May 20-22
Colorado Symphony Music Director Andrew Litton leads the final concerts of the 2015/16 season, featuring Carl Orff’s powerhouse Carmina burana, a symphonic exploration of love, lust, and the perils of earthly pleasures.

This list represents only a small portion of the concerts to be performed this season, and the Colorado Symphony is excited to announce additional season concerts this fall.  
For a full list of the Colorado Symphony’s 2015/16 season performances and to find ticketing information, please visit: tickets.coloradosymphony.org

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
Guest artists as requested
Anthony Pierce, Colorado Symphony Senior Vice President of Program Innovation|
Robert Neu, Colorado Symphony Senior Vice President of Artistic Planning 

TICKETS:
Paid tickets are available online at coloradosymphony.org , by phone at 303.623.7876, and in person at the Boettcher Concert Hall Box Office, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1000 14th Street. The Box Office is open Monday - Friday, 10 am - 6 pm; Saturday, noon - 6 pm; and two hours prior to each performance.

CONTACTS:
For more information or to request interviews, please contact:
Seth McNew, Director of Public and Community Relations
smcnew@coloradosymphony.org  - 303.308.2477

For high-resolution, downloadable images, visit coloradosymphony.org/media.  

The Colorado Symphony thanks its gracious season sponsors: The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), Arrow Electronics, Target, 9News, and United Airlines.  

ABOUT THE COLORADO SYMPHONY

One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony performs more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by internationally renowned Music Director Andrew Litton, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. Every season, the Colorado Symphony serves more than 250,000 people from all walks of life, performing a range of musical styles, from traditional to contemporary. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit coloradosymphony.org.

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