Houston Symphony Celebrates Disney Tonight
In his Houston Symphony debut, guest conductor Lucas Waldin leads the orchestra in Disney in Concert: A Tale as Old as Time, an evening of magical storytelling of timeless classics at 7:30 p.m. tonight, April 15.
Brought to life by the talents of Broadway-caliber singers, high-resolution clips from Disney animated feature films and orchestra musicians, A Tale as Old as Time explores iconic moments, plot twists and acts of heroism from "Frozen," "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin," and countless other beloved Disney movies.
Artist-in-residence and community ambassador for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Waldin is known as a versatile and cosmopolitan conductor. With great command of the classical repertoire and a knack for pops, he is a rising star worldwide.
Vocalists Deirdre Donovan, Stephanie Gerson, John DeLisa and Andrew Johnson will breathe life into the valiant voices of Disney heroes and villains during the two-hour concert that is sure to please the young and the young-at-heart. These four singers have performed on renowned stages in the United States and abroad, as well as during live broadcast events.
The concert will take place at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street, in Houston's Theater District. For tickets and information, please call (713) 224-7575 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the Houston Symphony Patron Services Center in Jones Hall (Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). All programs and artists are subject to change.