2016- 2017 Concert Season

Thursday, April 6, 2017

“Celebrating The Sensational”

Guest Vocalist Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and
multi-faceted performers in the entertainment
industry today.
Having sold over 7 million records worldwide,
Vanessa has also scored numerous #1 and Top 10 hits
on various Billboard Album and Singles charts.
Her critically acclaimed work has been recognized
by every major industry award affiliation including
4 Emmy nominations, 17 Grammy nominations
(of which 11 were for her individually), a Tony
nomination, 3 SAG award nominations, 7 NAACP
Image Awards, 3 Satellite Awards, and, ultimately,
a Golden Globe, a Grammy and an Oscar for “Best
Original Song” for her platinum single “Colors of the
Wind” from the Disney Film Pocahontas.
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Rapides Parish Coliseum

Saturday, May 6, 2017

“Celebrating Joy at AlexRiverFete”

This special season finale will feature the Red River Chorale,
ULM University Chorus, and four high-level soloists. RSO is
hosting a full “Day of Music” where local school ensembles,
church vocal groups and community musicians will perform
free, non-stop musical entertainment in downtown Alexandria
for our community to enjoy.

In the week leading up to the performance, we plan a screening
of the documentary film Following the Ninth: in the Footsteps of
Beethoven’s Final Symphony. This film follows the global impact
of the piece across five continents and ten countries.
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center

Rapides Symphony Orchestra
1101 Fourth Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

Phone: (318) 442-9709
Fax: (318) 484-4499
e-mail: manager@rapidessymphony.org
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