ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL


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(WednesdayAugust 28, Orlando, FL) – The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its 2019-2020 Pops Series with two performances of Woodstock 50th Anniversary featuring Jeans ‘n Classics on SaturdayOctober 5 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. at Bob Carr Theater.

The program, the first of five in the Pops Series, will be led by Music Director Eric Jacobsen and will celebrate the iconic festival phenomenon with music by Janis Joplin, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jefferson Airplane, and others. The Philharmonic is excited to be welcoming Jeans ‘n Classics back to Orlando. A staple guest artist of the annual concert at “The Springs” in Longwood, FL, Jeans ‘n Classics is a Philharmonic favorite, bringing to life the music of ABBA, Sting & The Police, and Marvin Gaye in recent years.


Concertgoers are encouraged to dress in their favorite Woodstock garb - jeans, t-shirts, and full fringe. Were you one of the lucky people present for the original 1969 Woodstock festival? The Orlando Philharmonic invites you to share your favorite memories and photos with them at info@orlandophil.org.
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of OrlandoAtPlay.com and UAArtsEd.com. This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program, and sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the State of Florida. The Accommodations Sponsor is Grand Bohemian Orlando.

Subscriptions to the Pops Series are on sale now. Single tickets are on sale now starting at $27 and can be purchased online at orlandophil.org, by calling 407.770.0071, or in person at the Box Office, located at The Plaza Live (425 N. Bumby Avenue, Orlando). The Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Ticket prices subject to change.)

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Celebrating its 27th Season, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is led by Music Director Eric Jacobsen and is comprised of creative musicians and artists from around the world. The Philharmonic annually presents the FAIRWINDS Classics Series and Pops Series at Bob Carr Theater and its Focus Series at The Plaza Live, a historic Central Florida venue. The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s mission is to enrich and inspire the diverse communities of Central Florida through the transformative power of live music, and it presents more than 170 live concerts and impacts more than 70,000 children, youth and families annually through its Young People’s Concerts, Symphony Storytime Series, Notes in Your Neighborhood program, and free outdoor community concerts. A resident company of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Philharmonic will perform in Steinmetz Hall when it opens in 2020. Learn more at OrlandoPhil.org.
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About the Artists:
Jeans ‘n Classics – http://www.jeansnclassics.com/

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