Maddox to appear at Crowne Plaza
Singer Walt Maddox of The Marcels (Blue Moon), will be bringing his one-man show, “NAT,” to producers Jude and Shirley Pohl’s Crowne Plaza Cabaret Dinner Theatre in Bethel Park for several performances over the next few months.
“NAT” is Walt’s tribute to music legend Nat King Cole. He has presented this show both in the USA and around the world, includimg a production with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall.
Dates for this limited engagement are today and Dec. 28 and 29. Today’s performance is at 8 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. For information or to make reservations, please call 724-746-1178.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s music director, Manfred Honeck, will continue his Thanksgiving tradition with a series of fun-filled BNY Mellon Grand Classics concerts featuring waltzes and polkas by the Johann Strauss family.
A baritone of imposing voice and stature, Gregg Baker joins the PSO for a water-themed program including, “Ol’ Man River’ from Showboat, “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s. The PSO also will perform Strauss’ waltz, “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” and other favorites.
Grammy Award-winning pianist Yefim Bronfman returns to perform Beethoven’s legendary Concerto No. 5, better known as the “Emperor” concerto. Widely regarded as one of the most talented virtuoso pianists performing today, Bronfman’s commanding technique and exceptional lyrical gifts have won him consistent critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences worldwide, whether for his solo recitals, his prestigious orchestral engagements or his rapidly growing catalogue of recordings.
The concerts will begin at 8 p.m., today and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.
For tickets, call 412-392-4900, or visit www.pittsburghsymphony.org.
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