World Famous Guitarist Pepe Romero in Concert at the Wadsworth
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After dazzling audiences in New York and Boston -- and winning the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical revival -- this exciting new staging of Pippin comes to the Pantages. This updated version of the Broadway classic infuses the production with amazing acrobatics and wondrous magical feats, along with the music and lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, award-winning composer of Wicked and Godspell. With classic songs "Corner of the Sky," "No Time at All," "Magic to Do" and "Extraordinary," and recreated versions of Bob Fosse's original choreography, this sexy and sophisticated version of Pippin tells the story of the son of Charlemagne, leader of the Holy Roman Empire, who goes on a death-defying journey to find meaning in life. He encounters love, sex, war and politics, and must ultimately choose between a life that's ordinary or a flash of singular glory. Learn More
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fabulous. Pepe was incredible, and so was the New West Symphony. The Concierto de Aranjuez that featured Pepe on guitar was so impressive and so moving. It was already one of my favorite classical pieces, but I had never heard it performed live before. To hear Pepe, who is from Spain, play that piece, was a once in a lifetime experience. The very last piece of the night was also great, with symphony members getting up and leaving as part of the performance! Music sure does tell a story. Loved the whole experience. And the audience gave Pepe a standing ovation in the middle of the show!
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Romero “makes his guitar talk.” —New York Times
World famous Sir Pepe Romero performs one of the most recognized works from film, the eloquent Rodrigo Concierto. The haunting slow movement has inspired filmmakers and artists all over the world. Pepe Romero, who worked with the composer, is acclaimed for his inspiring performance of this work. Romero also performs the Vivaldi Guitar Concerto.
The afternoon begins with Bizet’s delightfully high-spirited Symphony in C and ends with Haydn’s (Farewell) Symphony no. 49. At this performance, the New West Symphony will perform the theatrical joke exactly as Haydn intended in 1722. An unforgettable afternoon in the theater!