Posted by Sean Flynt on 2011-03-15

Samford will host all but one Alabama Symphony Orchestra SuperPops concerts during the 2011-2012 season.

“We are thrilled to have the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s SuperPops Series coming to the Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center for the 2011-12 season," said Sean Wright, Director of Venue Management for that facility as well as Samford's Pete Hanna Center. "As we celebrate our 35th Anniversary at the Wright Center, it's fantastic to have this series join a performance lineup that already features Alabama Ballet and Opera Birmingham, as well as our own exceptional School of the Arts." 

The SuperPops at Samford schedule will include:

Dailey and Vincent……………..September 23
The Music of Abba by Arrival…October 28
Audra McDonald……………….November 13
Marvin Hamlisch……………….January 21
LeeAnn Rimes………………….April 7
Show Boat in Concert………….April 21
The Music of John Williams: An 80th Birthday Tribute…May 5
 

Samford also will host the Alabama Symphony Young People Concert Series April 18-20. 

 

 Visit alabamasymphony.org for tickets and event details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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