Apr 21 - 23 , 2017

ELLA & LOUIS

2016–17 Pops

BYRON STRIPLING trumpet
MARVA HICKS vocalist
LEE MUSIKER conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Byron Stripling and Marva Hicks’ chemistry lights up the stage as they take you through the most famous duets and solos recorded by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. From “Love is Here to Stay” to “Just One of Those Things” and highlights from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, they recreate one of the most memorable collaborations in music history while capturing everyone’s hearts along the way.

Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald singing “They Can’t Take That Away from Me:”

Upcoming Performances

NJSO ACCENTS

Pre-Concert Festivities—Sat, Apr 22, and Sun, Apr 23, one hour before the concert
Come early and dance to the sounds of Nostalgia: The Big Band. Free for ticketholders.

NJSO Food Drive—all concerts
Non-perishable food items will be accepted at all performances for donation to local food banks. More info.

The April 23 performance is presented in collaboration with State Theatre.

Sponsors

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The April 21 & 22 concerts are generously sponsored by Delta Dental.
NJSO Accent events in Newark are sponsored by the Prudential Foundation.