Brevard Music Center Starts 2013 Season
In addition to the full range of classical offerings, the 2013 season will include a number of concerts appealing to a range of tastes.
The annual Pendergrast Family Patriotic Pops concert is a beloved Brevard tradition, and it goes off at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 4. Maestro Kraig Alan Williams will lead the Brevard Symphonic Winds, joined by the Brevard Community Band, in marches, patriotic songs, and other favorites, finishing up with the 1812 Overture, complete with live cannon.
On Saturday, June 22, BMC will present The Ultimate Doo-Wop show featuring performances of doo-wop favorites from the 1950s and 60s. Don your poodle skirts and satin jackets and bring the whole family for an evening celebrating the golden age of popular music.
Tuesday, July 23, the Music Center welcomes comedian and radio host Garrison Keillor for A Prairie Home Companion’s Radio Romance Tour. Keillor will be joined by singer Aoife O'Donovan, comedian Fred Newman, Rich Dworsky and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with guitarist Pat Donohue and violinist/mandolinist Richard Kriehn, for two hours of duet singing, absurd improv with sound effects, Guy Noir Private Eye, poetry, outright foolishness, and the News from Lake Wobegon.
On Saturday, July 27, conductor and virtuoso trumpeter Jeff Tyzik returns to the Music Center to lead the Brevard Sinfonia in an evening of music from the movies. Film buffs and music lovers alike will enjoy hearing the themes from their favorite films such as Superman, Casablanca, and Star Wars performed live on stage.