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Scherherazade!

02-12-2022

Presented by Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents Scheherazade! conducted by Lina Gonzalez-Granados.  Program also includes Gabriela Lena Frank’s Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra and Barber’s Cello Concerto, featuring cellist Oliver Herbert (Saturday...

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Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents Scheherazade! conducted by Lina Gonzalez-Granados.  Program also includes Gabriela Lena Frank’s Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra and Barber’s Cello Concerto, featuring cellist Oliver Herbert (Saturday only). TACO Classical concert Saturday, February 12th at 8:00pm; Amica Rush Hour concert Friday, February 11th at 6:30pm. Tickets start at $15 at 401-248-7000 or tickets.riphil.org.

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Tags:  Music

Angélique Kidjo

02-13-2022

Presented by FirstWorks at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm

FirstWorks presents

Angélique Kidjo

February 13, 2022, 7 PM at The VETS

One of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People of 2021.”

FirstWorks welcomes four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo back to Providence for...

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FirstWorks presents

Angélique Kidjo

February 13, 2022, 7 PM at The VETS

One of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People of 2021.”

FirstWorks welcomes four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo back to Providence for a concert featuring the high-octane numbers that have cemented her place on the international scene. Extolled as “Africa’s premier diva” by Time Magazine, Kidjo is recognized worldwide for her singular, extraordinary voice and diverse influences, ranging from Afropop to gospel, from Congolese rumba to rhythm and blues. Using joy and pride as transcendent tools of empowerment, she will share fan favorites along with new music from her recently released album, “Mother Nature.” Written and recorded while in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, the album focuses on the pressing topics of environmental preservation and human rights. The result is a truly visionary body of work, rooted in a deep understanding of musical tradition yet endlessly forward-thinking and inventive.

“The rhythm of Mother Nature is not fast. It’s steady, and everyone can dance on it. It’s there to make you think about your relationship with the Earth on which you are standing.”

– Angelique Kidjo

TICKETS: $39-69 (includes $4 VETS restoration fee)

Special thanks to Providence Tourism Council and FirstWorks Earth First Supporters:

National Grid Foundation, CDQ Charitable Trust and Nordson Corporation Foundation

Proof of Vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test are required for all events until further notice. Masks must be worn by all patrons regardless of vaccination status. Click below to read the full Health & Safety COVID-19 Policy.

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Tags:   MusicFamily Fun

MASTERFUL Movers

03-11-2022

Presented by Island Moving Company at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm

The evening includes Choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s seminal work, Where We Left Off, staged for IMC dancers, and set to a score by Phillip Glass.

“A striking example of architectural clarity… His attention to structure and clarity surfaced...

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The evening includes Choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s seminal work, Where We Left Off, staged for IMC dancers, and set to a score by Phillip Glass.

“A striking example of architectural clarity… His attention to structure and clarity surfaced throughout the ballet… With a work like Where We Left Off, we need not worry about the future of ballet….” - Margaret Putnam, Theater Jones

Nicolo Fonte has created or staged ballets for The Dutch National Ballet, Houston Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and many others.

The evening concludes with an original adaptation of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, conceived, choreographed, and staged by IMC’s Artistic & Associate Artistic Director’s, Miki Ohlsen & Danielle Genest in collaboration with the RI Civic Choral & Orchestra. (RICCO)  Carmina Burana will feature 70 choral voices and a live orchestra under the musical direction of RICCO’s Joshua Rohde.

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Tags:  Dance

Scherherazade!

02-12-2022

Presented by Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm Sat, Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents Scheherazade! conducted by Lina Gonzalez-Granados.  Program also includes Gabriela Lena Frank’s Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra and Barber’s Cello Concerto, featuring cellist Oliver Herbert (Saturday...

[more+]

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents Scheherazade! conducted by Lina Gonzalez-Granados.  Program also includes Gabriela Lena Frank’s Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra and Barber’s Cello Concerto, featuring cellist Oliver Herbert (Saturday only). TACO Classical concert Saturday, February 12th at 8:00pm; Amica Rush Hour concert Friday, February 11th at 6:30pm. Tickets start at $15 at 401-248-7000 or tickets.riphil.org.

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Tags:  Music

Angélique Kidjo

02-13-2022

Presented by FirstWorks at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm

FirstWorks presents

Angélique Kidjo

February 13, 2022, 7 PM at The VETS

One of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People of 2021.”

FirstWorks welcomes four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo back to Providence for...

[more+]

FirstWorks presents

Angélique Kidjo

February 13, 2022, 7 PM at The VETS

One of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People of 2021.”

FirstWorks welcomes four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo back to Providence for a concert featuring the high-octane numbers that have cemented her place on the international scene. Extolled as “Africa’s premier diva” by Time Magazine, Kidjo is recognized worldwide for her singular, extraordinary voice and diverse influences, ranging from Afropop to gospel, from Congolese rumba to rhythm and blues. Using joy and pride as transcendent tools of empowerment, she will share fan favorites along with new music from her recently released album, “Mother Nature.” Written and recorded while in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, the album focuses on the pressing topics of environmental preservation and human rights. The result is a truly visionary body of work, rooted in a deep understanding of musical tradition yet endlessly forward-thinking and inventive.

“The rhythm of Mother Nature is not fast. It’s steady, and everyone can dance on it. It’s there to make you think about your relationship with the Earth on which you are standing.”

– Angelique Kidjo

TICKETS: $39-69 (includes $4 VETS restoration fee)

Special thanks to Providence Tourism Council and FirstWorks Earth First Supporters:

National Grid Foundation, CDQ Charitable Trust and Nordson Corporation Foundation

Proof of Vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test are required for all events until further notice. Masks must be worn by all patrons regardless of vaccination status. Click below to read the full Health & Safety COVID-19 Policy.

[less-]
Tags:   MusicFamily Fun

MASTERFUL Movers

03-11-2022

Presented by Island Moving Company at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm

The evening includes Choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s seminal work, Where We Left Off, staged for IMC dancers, and set to a score by Phillip Glass.

“A striking example of architectural clarity… His attention to structure and clarity surfaced...

[more+]

The evening includes Choreographer Nicolo Fonte’s seminal work, Where We Left Off, staged for IMC dancers, and set to a score by Phillip Glass.

“A striking example of architectural clarity… His attention to structure and clarity surfaced throughout the ballet… With a work like Where We Left Off, we need not worry about the future of ballet….” - Margaret Putnam, Theater Jones

Nicolo Fonte has created or staged ballets for The Dutch National Ballet, Houston Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and many others.

The evening concludes with an original adaptation of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, conceived, choreographed, and staged by IMC’s Artistic & Associate Artistic Director’s, Miki Ohlsen & Danielle Genest in collaboration with the RI Civic Choral & Orchestra. (RICCO)  Carmina Burana will feature 70 choral voices and a live orchestra under the musical direction of RICCO’s Joshua Rohde.

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Tags:  Dance