Pacific Symphony Presents VALENTINES DAY WITH MATTHEW MORRISON, 2/13-15
Television celebrity and Broadway sensation Matthew Morrison joins Pacific Symphony Pops for a Valentine's Day spectacular of romantic show tunes and jazz standards. Best known for his popular role as Will Schuester, the optimistic and charming teacher on "Glee," Morrison also brings An impressive Broadway resume to the stage. The Emmy-, Tony- and Golden Globe-nominated star has performed in smash hits including the original cast of "Hairspray," "Footloose" and "The Light in the Piazza." Morrison has released three albums, the most recent of which, "Where It All Began," was praised by The Washington Post for "Morrison's handsome tenor backed by jazz combos, jazz big bands and orchestral strings." An Orange County native, Morrison returns to his old stomping grounds to serenade the audience with his dazzling stage presence and a voice as smooth as chocolate.
Spend "Valentine's Day with Matthew Morrison" Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 13-15, in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, as he performs beloved songs such as "Luck Be a Lady," "It Don't Mean a Thing," "On the Street Where You Live," a "West Side Story" medley and "Singin' in the Rain." Tickets are $35-$185. For more information or to purchase tickets call (714) 755-5799 or visit www.PacificSymphony.org.
Led by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, Pacific Symphony also performs some of the most romantic songs ever written: "All the Things You Are," "Love is a Many Splendored Thing," Gershwin's "Someone to Watch Over Me" and music from the incredibly popular film, "Father of the Bride."
"Matthew Morrison is not only a terrific actor but his voice and musical talents combine to make him a complete artist, whether on television or the Broadway stage," says Maestro Kaufman. "Having him with us on the Pacific Symphony Pops series will be an exciting way for people to experience Matthew's talent 'life-size,' and with one of the world's great orchestras."