JEncore Series, Inc., presenter of Peter Nero and The Philly POPS®, today announced the first concert series of the 2012/2013 Season will be held October 12-14, 2012 in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. "Dancing and Romancing" will commence The POPS 34th Annual Season and contains a tribute to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, featuring nationally acclaimed dancers, Joan Hess and Kirby Ward, Spanish guitarist Pablo Sainz Villegas and violinist Michael Ludwig.
The Philly POPS will perform songs including: "The Carioca" by Vincent Youmans; "Let's Face the Music and Dance" by Irving Berlin; "I Won't Dance" lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto Harbach; and "Shall We Dance" by George Gershwin.
WHO: Peter Nero, Artistic Director and Conductor
The Philly POPS Orchestra
Pablo Sainz Villages, Spanish guitarist and special guest artist
Michael Ludwig, Concertmaster and violinist
Kirby Ward and Joan Hess, Professional dancers on-stage
WHAT: "Dancing and Romancing" – First Concert Series of 2012/2013 Season
WHEN: Friday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 13 at 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 14 at 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Verizon Hall
Broad and Locust Streets, Philadelphia, PA