Bethel Woods Center for the Arts proudly announces New York Philharmonic with Guest Conductor Bramwell Tovey, Live in Concert, on Saturday, July 07, 2007 at 8:00pm. Ticket Prices are $95.00 and $65.00 for reserved seats and are on sale now.
Situated at the site of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival in Bethel, New York, The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Concert Calendar boasts a diverse musical offering; Classical, Pop, Jazz, Country and Rock. Confirmed shows set the tone for an event calendar of world-class artists and performances. In the true spirit of the area, in keeping with the relaxed, family atmosphere of picturesque Sullivan County, a Bethel Woods Center for the Arts live show is the perfect embellishment to a weekend excursion.
Tickets available online at www.BethelWoodsLive.org , by phone (845)454-3388 and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets also available in-person at Steve's Music Center in Rock Hill, NY and the Bethel Woods box office Monday -- Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The box office is open two hours prior to show time on all event days.
New York Philharmonic with Guest Conductor Bramwell Tovey. Saturday, July 07, 2007 at 8:000pm Fourth of July Holiday Week - Spotlight Celebration - An exceptional evening with the New York Philharmonic, this country's longest running active symphony orchestra. Based in New York City at Avery Fisher Hall, the Philharmonic has a rich history, never straying from its original declared purpose of "the advancement of instrumental music."
Bramwell Tovey will lead the Orchestra in Sousa's Washington Post March, Symphonic Dances from Bernstein's West Side Story, Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.
Tony Award winning actor Kevin Kline will narrate Profokiev's Peter and the Wolf. Kline recently played the title role in The Public Theater's production of King Lear. He received Tony Awards for his work in The Pirates of Penzance and On the Twentieth Century, and an Academy Award for the now classic film, A Fish Called Wanda. The evening's performance will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display.
About Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 'Music Is Alive' Concert Calendar:
A quintessential '70s celebration with perennial touring bands Chicago, and America in concert on Saturday, June 16 opens the music series, setting the tone for an event calendar of world-class artists and performances. Distinguished touring bands already confirmed for the summer include Bob Dylan, Widespread Panic, Brad Paisley, Willie Nelson and Friends, Trace Adkins, Earth Wind & Fire, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Levon Helm Band, Arlo Guthrie and Richie Havens.
In the classical/jazz spotlight: An exceptional evening with the New York Philharmonic, Bramwell Tovey conducting and Tony Award winner Kevin Kline narrating, An Evening of Jazz with the Dave Brubeck Quartet and The Boston Pops celebrating the musical hits of Broadway and Hollywood.
Situated at the site of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival in Bethel, New York, The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Concert Calendar would not be complete without the offering of two full-bodied pop festivals: The Original New York Doo Wopp Show and Hippiefest.
For a complete list of events and membership packages, please visit www.BethelWoodsLive.org
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is approximately 90 minutes from New York City, in Sullivan County. The Amphitheater and Museum are set within nearly 1,700 pristine farmland acres. The Bethel Woods Artistic Directors believe in the importance of presenting a diverse selection of live musical performances, including classical, pop, rock and country. In keeping with the relaxed, family spirit of picturesque Sullivan County, a Bethel Woods live show is the perfect embellishment to a weekend excursion. By providing artists with the opportunity to perform on one of music's most legendary grounds, Bethel Woods is committed to building its status as a must-see cultural destination. Season Memberships are available to the concert enthusiast and arts patron.Venue Features include: a 7,500-square-foot stage, a 4,800-seat, copper-covered pavilion, lawn seating with generous sight lines accommodating up to 12,000 people, parking in close proximity to the main entrance at no additional charge, and a wide variety of food & beverage choices.