Mann Center

Performances

July 2011

On Tour

27 Wed

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Philadelphia

PA

Program

The Blue Planet Live
A luminous score by British composer George Fenton will accompanying remarkable film sequences gathered from the world’s oceans and seas. Renowned Broadcast Journalist Jane Pauley will serve as narrator as the audience is given a unique perspective of marine life including sea predators chasing their prey, schools of fish migrating across the oceans, and species of whales, all beautifully shot in high definition.
Conductor:

Lucas Richman

Guest Artist:

Jane Pauley, Narrator

Mann Center

On Tour

28 Thu

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Philadelphia

PA

Program

Cirque de la Symphonie
The evening will showcase a troupe of aerial flyers and acrobats, marrying the magic of cirque and orchestra. Many of the Cirque de la Symphonie performers are alumni of Cirque du Soleil, and all are Russian. They will perform to the music of Russia’s greatest composers: Tchaikovstky, Khachaturian, Rimsky-Korsakov, Glinka, Kabalevsky, Borodin and Shostakovich.
Conductor:

Mikhail Tatarnikov

Guest Artist:

Claudio Bohorquez, Cello

Mann Center

On Tour

29 Fri

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Philadelphia

PA

Program

From Russia - With Love - With Fireworks

Prokofiev
Symphony No. 1 'Classical'
Barry
From Russia With Love
Jarre
Dr. Zhivago Main Theme
Rachmaninov
Paganini Rhapsody
Tchaikovsky
Nutcracker Ballet Act II
Conductor:

Mikhail Tatarnikov

Guest Artist:

Kwan Yi, Piano

Mann Center

What They’re Saying

"I saw the greatest orchestra in the world play Friday night. If you think that's hyperbole, ask anyone who was in Yardley Hall that night. The Russian National Orchestra is the Rolls-Royce of orchestras, no ordinary ensemble."

The Kansas City Star