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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.