The Shippensburg Festival returns featuring one of the most celebrated and gifted violinists of our time, Sarah Chang, performing Bruch’s triumphant violin concerto followed by the massive 77-piece Shippensburg Festival Orchestra performing Rachmaninoff’s sumptuous Symphonic Dances.
The action-packed adventure pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking special effects, this epic film is sheer movie magic 65 million years in the making. Now audiences can experience Jurassic Park as never before: projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing John Williams’ iconic score live to picture.
The festival culminates with an exceptional evening to remember when the Shippensburg Festival Orchestra is joined by “Broadway Lovers” Metropolitan Opera Tenor Richard Troxell and the beloved Broadway star Melissa Errico. Critics rave about this dynamic musical couple, “Errico’s voice shines, and Richard Troxell turns his numbers into pure gold.” (NY DAILY NEWS) Enjoy well-loved musical selections from famous Broadway classics like Showboat, West Side Story, South Pacific, My Fair Lady, Sweeney Todd and more.
This concert is presented in honor of Dr. Blaine F. Shover, former Artistic Director of the Shippensburg Festival.
Packages are available.The three-show package is $120 for front orchestra/front balcony, $90 for upper orchestra or $80 for upper balcony. Call 717-477-SHOW for assistance with packages or purchase here. Discounted tickets are available for Youth (17 & under).
You will receive a discount when purchasing a three-show package and also support the return of the Shippensburg Festival Celebration Series, which is made possible by the Dr. Jean V. Johnston Memorial Fund established with the Shippensburg University Foundation. Dr. Johnston recognized Shippensburg University’s important role in setting the cultural tone of the region. Her interest in promoting the cultural arts and her love of classical music led her to serve as a board member of the Festival Chamber Orchestra Association for many years and establish an endowed fund to benefit the Shippensburg University Festival Orchestra summer concert series to bring world-class musicians and programming to the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center.
Join us as we salute veterans with a patriotic concert by Hagerstown Municipal Band directed by Lynn Lerew with special guests: Bob Eyer, Jr. on the mighty Moller theatre pipe organ and US Air Force Band trumpet soloist (retired), John Pursell.
Experience the stage theatrics, showmanship, and music of Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees: Queen! Gary Mullen & The Works have performed One Night of Queen to sold-out audiences around the world, playing more than 2,500 live shows to audiences in over 20 countries, with Gary Mullen’s uncanny embodiment of Queen’s lead singer setting the all-time highest record for fan favorite on TV’s “Stars in Their Eyes.”
One Night of Queen has played at London’s Hyde Park (twice) as a featured attraction during the prestigious BBC Proms concert series in front of enthusiastic crowds of over 40,000 people, and amazingly have performed at many of the same venues that Queen has performed at around the world.