Written and directed by Bill Barclay, the true story of three immigrants whose lives are intertwined by the pending French Revolution - Marie Antoinette, W.A. Mozart, and Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the first classical composer of color. The BPO concert and theatre performance, featuring four actors and solo violin, highlights Bologne's extraordinary life and compositions.
Stephen Sondheim possessed the incomparable ability to shine a bright light on the human condition through his music and lyrics. Join your BPO and a cast of Broadway singers as we present an unforgettable evening of Sondheim song from shows for which he wrote the music and lyrics, including Sweeney Todd, Company, Follies, Into the Woods, West Side Story, and Gypsy, as well as a nod to his great mentor, Oscar Hammerstein II.
One of the most internationally-celebrated trumpet players, Pacho Flores brings his unique energy and beautiful sound colors to two contrasting trumpet works: the jubilant and familiar Haydn Concerto, and a simmering new concerto by Mexico's Arturo Márquez. Rounding out the program is Hector Berlioz's wild journey through the highs of romantic obsession, the lows of love lost, and the nightmare that ensues in Symphonie Fantastique.