2016-2017 H-E-B Pops Series

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From Broadway to Hollywood, from showstoppers to heart-stoppers, this season’s Pops Series has it all! Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto will join forces with the San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers, Mariachi Campanas de America, Guadalupe Dance Company, sopranos Diane Penning and Capathia Jenkins, tenor Paul Langford, and guest conductor Troy Peters to bring audiences a diverse, energetic, and one-of-a-kind concert series. The H-E-B Pops season opens on September 23, 2016 with vocalists Diane Penning and Paul Langford in a program featuring popular songs from some of the chart-topping albums and it will conclude on June 11, 2017, with a jaw dropping aerial performance by Cirque de la Symphonie.

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FRIDAY OR SATURDAY 6-CONCERT SERIES

OFF THE CHARTS! – GREAT NUMBER ONE HITSPenning-and-Langford6-300X300
September 23 & 24, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor   | Diane Penning, soprano  |   Paul Langford, tenor

The “radiant voice of Diane Penning” (San Antonio Express-News) returns to the SAS with top arranger Paul Langford’s silky tenor and elegant piano skills in a fabulous show featuring popular songs from the top of the charts. Rewind the soundtrack of your life and enjoy hits such as I Say a Little Prayer, What The World Needs Now, You’ve Got a Friend, Beauty and the Beast, The Way We Were and many more!

Concert sponsored by the San Antonio Symphony League

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December 16 & 17, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor | San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers — John Silantien, director

Ring in the holidays at the Tobin Center with Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto, the Symphony Mastersingers and your San Antonio Symphony in a magical celebration of the season complete with an audience sing-along, special guests and a program featuring traditional and popular music to get you in the holiday mood!

Sponsored by the St. Anthony Hotel

FROM GOSPEL TO SOUL TO BROADWAYjenkins-300X300
January 20 & 21, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor  | Capathia Jenkins, soprano | Gospel Choir, TBD

Capathia Jenkins is known for her show-stopping numbers in the musicals Newsies, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me and the 2000 off-Broadway revival of Godspell. Ms. Jenkins brings power and soul to the stage, taking the audience on a journey from the electrifying depths of Rhythm and Blues to Gospel to a love affair with classic Broadway songs.

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April 21 & 22, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor | Mariachi Campanas de America   |   Guadalupe Dance Company

Our annual Fiesta Pops concert features the music, dance and culture of Mexico and Latin America through the local talents of San Antonio. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of Campanas de America and a colorful corps of dancers with the Guadalupe Dance Company. This program is sure to get you into the Fiesta spirit!

Guest artists sponsored by C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc.

THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAMS
May 26 & 27, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Troy Peters, conductor

No Hollywood composer writes for an orchestra more brilliantly than John Williams, winner of five Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, and 17 Grammys. Go through a thrilling journey of memorable favorites from Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones series, Superman, Harry Potter and more—culminating in Williams’ legendary scores from the Star Wars films, which transformed the landscape of Hollywood film music and became icons of American culture.

CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE Cirque-150-x-150
June 9 & 10, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
Cirque de la Symphonie

After their near sold-out performances in our inaugural season at the Tobin Center, Cirque de la Symphonie is back for another set of heart-stopping and gravity-defying shows filled with high-flying aerialists, daredevil cyclists, jugglers, and more. They will perform incredible acrobatic feats of wonder, all choreographed to classical music gems performed by the San Antonio Symphony.
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SUNDAY AFTERNOONS 4-CONCERT SERIES

HOLIDAY POPSHoliday-Pops-300-x-300
December 18, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor | San Antonio Symphony Mastersingers — John Silantien, director

Ring in the holidays at the Tobin Center with Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto, the Symphony Mastersingers and your San Antonio Symphony in a magical celebration of the season complete with an audience sing-along, special guests and a program featuring traditional and popular music to get you in the holiday mood!

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April 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor | Mariachi Campanas de America   |   Guadalupe Dance Company

Our annual Fiesta Pops concert features the music, dance and culture of Mexico and Latin America through the local talents of San Antonio. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of Campanas de America and a colorful corps of dancers with the Guadalupe Dance Company. This program is sure to get you into the Fiesta spirit!

Guest artists sponsored by C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc.

JOHN WILLIAMS AND BEYONDJohn-Williams-headshot-300x300
May 28, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Troy Peters, conductor

No Hollywood composer handles an orchestra more brilliantly than John Williams, winner of five Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, and 17 Grammys. Go through a thrilling journey of memorable favorites from Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones series, Superman, Harry Potter and more—culminating in Williams’ legendary scores from the Star Wars films, which transformed the land- scape of Hollywood film music and became icons of American culture.

CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE Cirque-150-x-150
June 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
H-E-B Performance Hall at The Tobin Center
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor

After their near sold-out performances in our inaugural season at the Tobin Center, Cirque de la Symphonie is back for another set of heart-stopping and gravity-defying shows filled with high-flying aerialists, daredevil cyclists, jugglers, and more. They will perform incredible acrobatic feats of wonder, all choreographed to classical music gems performed by the San Antonio Symphony.

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