When: February 1 & 2, 2013 | 8 p.m. | Majestic Theatre
What: Pops Goes to the Movies with conductor Carl Topilow
Tickets: Individual concert tickets range from $12 to $92 and Students only $8 and are available to purchase at the Symphony and Majestic Theatre Box Offices or by calling (210) 554.1010 or visiting www.sasymphony.org. Patrons can also visit any Ticketmaster location, www.ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745.3000.
Lights! Camera! Action! Join the San Antonio Symphony on February 1 & 2 at the beautiful Majestic Theatre for an evening featuring the music of some of today’s and yester-year’s memorable movie scores with guest conductor and clarinetist Carl Topilow. The program will feature music from The Wizard of Oz, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean and some of John Williams’ greatest themes from Star Wars, Jaws, Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. (Extra Terrestrial) and many more…
Carl Topilow is renowned worldwide for his versatility, whether he is holding a conductor's baton or his trademark red clarinet. He is a multi-talented virtuoso who equally at home in classical and popular music both as conductor and instrumentalist. Carl's pops performances blend light classical, swing, jazz, Broadway, Dixieland, and Klezmer music, usually finding occasion to include a number on his array of brightly colored clarinets. His unique approach to pops programming includes extensive audience involvement and true showmanship.
As a guest conductor, Carl has appeared around the world with nearly 100 orchestras, in 30 states in the USA, as well as orchestras in Canada, China, CzechRepublic, England, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and Venezuela. In addition to his busy conducting schedule, Carl avidly pursues his passion for performing as clarinetist. He often performs with his brother Arthur, a pianist, and the duo can be heard on three CDs, Come in from the Cold, A View from the Top, and Music of America. For more information visit: carltopilow.com.
The concerts are sponsored by the Valero Energy Foundation.
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About the San Antonio Symphony: The San Antonio Symphony is a non-profit performing arts organization with the mission to inspire and enrich our community by vigorously influencing the artistic fabric of San Antonio through excellent symphonic performance, education and service. The San Antonio Symphony, with more than 70 professional musicians, serves over 130,000 people per year including 40,000 students. For more information about the Symphony visit www.sasymphony.org. To purchase tickets, call the Symphony box office at (210) 554-1010.