The Magic of Cirque and the Symphony
Combine on one stage for one night only!
“Wow!” Followed by assorted “oohs” and “ahhs” and more than a few choruses of “oh my gosh,” and you’ve summed up the audience reaction to the Grand Rapids Symphony’s “Cirque de la Symphony” show… – JEFFREY KACZMARCZYK, The Grand Rapids Press
Magnificent, sexy and breath-taking! Scary, awesome and totally entertaining. Even P.T. Barnum would’ve loved this show! – PRESTON KIRK, Now Playing Austin
The El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents Cirque de la Symphonie Thursday, August, 25, 2011, 7:30pm at the Plaza Theatre. This show has been thrilling audiences all over the United States and now El Pasoans will have the opportunity to experience the magic and marvel in amazement as high flying aerialists and acrobats execute amazing feats set to classical masterpieces like Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, Bizet’s Carmen, Saint-Saëns Samson and Delilah performed by the El Paso Symphony Orchestra and led by Andy Moran.
Cirque de la Symphonie is an exciting production designed to bring the magic of cirque to the music hall. It is an elegant adaptation of some of the most amazing cirque performances witnessed anywhere, and it showcases many of the best artists in the world. The audience is thrilled and bedazzled by aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, balancers, and strongmen. These are some of the most accomplished veterans of exceptional cirque programs from across the globe. They include world record holders, gold-medal winners of international competitions, Olympians and some of the most original talent ever seen. Their performances are uniquely adapted to be staged the symphony, and each artist’s performance is choreographed to the music.
When the artists of Cirque de la Symphonie perform in front of the full orchestra, an incredible fusion of these two great art forms takes place. The aerialists and acrobats turn the concert into a three dimensional entertainment extravaganza, and the orchestra seems to play with enhanced enthusiasm. Veteran concert-goers and new patrons alike are thrilled by the exhilarating cirque performances combined with the majesty of a live symphony orchestra.
Ticket Prices are $75, $60, $45 and $35 plus applicable fees. Tickets are available through the El Paso Symphony Orchestra: (915) 532-3776 online at www.epso.org. Tickets may also be purchased through any Ticketmaster outlet, at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Plaza Theatre box office.
The El Paso Symphony’s 2011-2012 Season is presented with the support of the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Texas Commission on the Arts.