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Jack Everly Leads the BSO in "The Beat Goes On! Music of the Baby Boomers," May 17-20
Baltimore, Md. (April 18, 2012) - Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the BSO in a performance of popular works from the 1960s on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore and Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Sporting iconic fashion trends of the '60s--from bell-bottom jeans to tie dye--the BSO will present a SuperPops retro-inspired concert entitled The Beat Goes On! Music of the Baby Boomers. Audience members are encouraged to join the BSO in the 1960s spirit and unearth their favorite hippie gear and wear it to the concert. The program includes music from the "Fab Four," Beach Boys and Supremes, as well as classic television and movie themes. Maestro Everly will also showcase Top 40 hits from pop sensations such as Burt Bacharach and Frankie Valli. Please see below for complete program details.
Jack Everly, conductor
Jack Everly is the Principal Pops Conductor of the Baltimore and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa), and the Music Director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS.
Mr. Everly is the Music Director of Yuletide Celebration, now a 26-year tradition. These theatrical symphonic holiday concerts are presented annually in December in Indianapolis and are seen by more than 40,000 concert-goers.
Originally appointed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, Mr. Everly was conductor of the American Ballet Theatre for 14 years, where he served as Music Director. Mr. Everly has teamed with Marvin Hamlisch in Broadway shows including The Goodbye Girl, They're Playing Our Song, and A Chorus Line. He conducted Carol Channing hundreds of times in Hello, Dolly! in two separate Broadway productions.
Mr. Everly has conducted the songs for Disney's animated classic, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and led the Czech Philharmonic on the recordings In the Presence and Sandi Patty's 2011 release, Broadway Stories. He also conducted the critically praised Everything's Coming Up Roses: The Complete Overtures of Broadway's Jule Styne.
In 1998, Jack Everly created the Symphonic Pops Consortium, serving as Music Director. The Consortium, based in Indianapolis, produces a new theatrical pops program each season. In the past 12 years, more than 225 performances of SPC programs have taken place across the U.S. and Canada.
COMPLETE PROGRAM DETAILS
BSO SuperPops: The Beat Goes On! Music of the Baby Boomers
Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 8 pm - Music Center at Strathmore
Friday, May 18, 2012 at 8 pm. - Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (JMSH)
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 8 pm - Meyerhoff
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 3 pm - Meyerhoff
Jack Everly, conductor
Tickets range from $33 to $93 and are available through the BSO Ticket Office, 410.783.8000 or BSOmusic.org.