THE LORD OF THE RINGS, Marc Anthony and ZZ Top to Play Wolf Trap, 9/6-11
All shows play at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Va.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Erik Ochsner, Conductor
The City Choir of Washington, Robert Shafer, Artistic Director
World Children's Choir, Sondra Harnes, Artistic Director
Complete Film in HD!
Live Orchestra and Chorus
HUGE SCREENS - House and Lawn!
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Middle Earth comes to life in HD on huge screens in-house and on the lawn at Peter Jackson's Oscar-winning film The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. This multi-sensory, multimedia spectacle features the complete film, with the score performed live by The City Choir of Washington, theWorld Children's Choir, and a live orchestra conducted by Erik Ochsner. The motion picture's epic score, which was written by Howard Shore, created themes for all of Middle Earth's cultures and the journey of One Ring. It won both a Grammy and an Oscar.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 8 pm
Bilingual superstar Marc Anthony - the winner of two Grammys and three Latin Grammys, is making his Wolf Trap debut. Anthony is known for English and Spanish chart toppers such as "I Need to Know," "Ahora Quien," and "Contra La Corriente." He released his debut album in 1991, followed by his sophomore record, Otra Nota (1993), which peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart and was first foray into his iconic salsa style. It was in 1999 when Anthony found mainstream, bilingual success with the release of Marc Anthony. The record reached No. 8 on the Billboard 200. This past July Anthony released his first salsa album in a decade, 3.0, which featured the No. 1 Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart hit "Vivir Mi Vida." In addition to his successful music career, Anthony has also appeared on Broadway and in films.
Wednesday, September 11 at 8 pm
Rock/blues/boogie group ZZ Top is bringing the band's signature facial hair and hits that have sold 25 million records since 1969 to the Filene Center for a debut show. Still composed of its original members, ZZ Top is made up of blues guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist and fierce singer Dusty Hill, and roots/progressive drummer Frank Beard. The band has released 15 studio albums, including 1973's Tres Hombres, which featured the smash hit "La Grange" and helped them to gain momentum in the music world. Their hits include "Gimmie All Your Lovin'" and "Legs." In 2004 ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their most recent release, La Futura (2012), features their classic blues sound mixed with new influences.
Wolf Trap is Metro accessible! Our environmentally friendly Wolf Trap Express Bus travels from the West Falls Church Metro stop every 20 minutes starting two hours prior to show time. For details, visit wolftrap.org/Plan_Your_Visit/Access_by_Metro.aspx.