Posted on October 8, 2015 in
Get Swept Off Your Feet and Dance in the Aisles!
AMARILLO, TEXAS – (October 8, 2015) – The Amarillo Symphony, (www.amarillosymphony.org), leader of orchestral music in the Texas Panhandle since 1924, announces the first Premium Pops concert of the season: Favorite Classics: THE BLUE DANUBE & MORE!, October 16 and 17 featuring The Metropolitan Ballroom Dancers.
The Metropolitan Ballroom Dancers team up with music director and conductor, Jacomo Rafael Bairos and the Amarillo Symphony in this high-energy concert featuring the waltz, rumba, tango and more. Jacomo Rafael Bairos displays his command of Latin Music that will have you re-thinking your definition of “A Night at the Symphony.”
“Our new and exciting Premium Pops series begins with a special collaboration featuring the talented Metropolitan Dancers of Charlotte. While the orchestra performs some of the greatest waltz’s, tangos’ and dances by composers such as Strauss Jr., Bizet and Cuban master Lecuona the Metropolitan Dancers will dazzle you with their unique choreography specially crafted for this exclusive performance,” said Jacomo Rafael Bairos, Music Director and Conductor. “These award winning dancers along with your Amarillo Symphony will perform some of the most treasured dance music that will create a magical evening of style, pomp, and pageantry. Join us as we embark on this new adventure and be ready to be uplifted in new and exciting ways. Oh, and don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes.”
Favorite Classics: THE BLUE DANUBE & MORE! will be held at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 at 7:30 pm. For more information about these performances or to purchase tickets, please visit www.amarillosymphony.org or call 806-376-8782. Single tickets start at just $24. Season subscriptions are still available and may be secured by contacting the Amarillo Symphony office.
About the Amarillo Symphony
Founded in 1924, the mission of the Amarillo Symphony (www.amarillosymphony.org) is to infuse the Amarillo community with an unbridled enthusiasm for the performance and discovery of great orchestral music. The Amarillo Symphony is the only professional orchestra in the Texas Panhandle and offers an array of successful youth educational programs in addition to regularly scheduled concerts.
The 2015 – 2016 season is sponsored in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Learn more about the Amarillo Symphony at www.amarillosymphony.org.