Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform First-Ever Symphony Concert in Apopka

Symphony Under the Stars Continues the City of Apopka’s Initiative for Community-Building, Arts and Music.

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will present its first-ever performance at the Apopka Amphitheater on May 13th for the inaugural Symphony Under the Stars, an outdoor concert and dinner event. Conductor Albert George Schram will lead the Philharmonic for the special concert in Apopka featuring musical favorites from the 1950s to the 1990s including music from popular movies. The Philharmonic will be joined by vocalists Michael Andrew and Natalie Cordone.

The family-friendly event encourages community dining, including local vendors, specialty cuisine, cocktails and desserts or picnicking, followed by the orchestra’s performance under the stars at the amphitheater. According to those involved with the event, the orchestra’s performance will feature “amazing music and the whole community-vibe is going to be really nice,” with guests set up on blankets and picnicking. The event is one of many initiatives led by the City of Apopka and Mayor Joe Kilsheimer, in an effort to continue to bring culture, arts and connectivity to residents and visitors alike. Full event details are below.

“The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is one of Central Florida’s premier cultural organizations with fans from across the metropolitan region,” Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer said. “Bringing the orchestra to Apopka will bring attention to the Apopka Amphitheater like we’ve never seen before. We’re getting a chance to show how beautiful and how special our amphitheater is to an audience who may not even know we have this wonderful facility.”

Event Details:
The City of Apopka Presents Symphony Under the Stars
Featuring the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Apopka Amphitheater
3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, FL

Saturday, May 13, 2017
5:30 p.m. – Gates Open; Instrument Try-Out Stations
7 –9 p.m. – Concert
Free Parking

“The Philharmonic is thrilled to perform for the first time in front of the residents of The City of Apopka. We have a long-standing commitment of presenting outdoor family concerts across Central Florida and look forward to performing at Symphony Under the Stars.” said Executive Director Christopher Barton.

Tickets range from $10 for advance general admission ($15 at the gate) up to $200 for reserved tables for 10. Performance seating in the amphitheater is first come, first served and based upon availability. Attendees are permitted and encouraged to bring blankets, picnic baskets and chairs.

Single tickets or table sponsorships are available through the Eventbrite page. For more information and tickets, visit the page or contact Carolyn Ray at (407) 703-1809 or via email at cray@apopka.net.


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