Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra as Cirque de la Symphonie returns to the Victory Theatre stage with all new aerial and acrobatics as they perform Love is in the Air. This popular Pops concert will be performed two days, Saturday, February 11 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 PM.

Cirque de la Symphonie is an exciting production designed to bring the magic of Cirque to the music hall. It is an elegant adaptation of some of the most amazing Cirque acts performed on a stage shared with the full symphony orchestra, showcasing many of the best artists in the world.               These accomplished veterans include world record holders, gold-medal winners of international competitions, Olympians and some of the most original talent ever seen.

Cirque de la Symphonie is the only Cirque company in the world that performs exclusively with symphony orchestras. Over one hundred orchestras worldwide have featured Cirque de la Symphonie in sold-out venues, adding energy and excitement to the concert experience.

Adult tickets start at $35 with no additional fees. To order, go online at www.evansvillephilharmonic.org or call the Philharmonic Box Office at 812.425.5050.  Tickets can also be purchased at the Victory Theatre box office two hours prior to each concert.  Student Rush tickets can be purchased for $10 each at the Sixth Street entrance with a valid student ID or with a parent, one hour before each concert. Members of club2030 can purchase a two ticket maximum for just $25.00 each, online only, before 3:00 PM on Saturday and before 11:00 AM on Sunday.  See the website for more details.

Each performance is perfectly choreographed to classical masterpieces, raising Cirque artistry to a fine arts level. Music during this concert includes the following:

 

BERNSTEIN/Peress                        West Side Story Overture

 

KHACHATURIAN                            Dance of Ayshe from Gayane

Sarah Sporich - Aerial Silks

 

GARDEL-WENDEL                          Por Una Cabeza from Scent of a Woman

Aloysia Gavre & Sagiv Ben Binyamin - Tango Duo

 

BARRY                                              Main Theme from Out of Africa

 

HORNER                                          My Heart Will Go On from Titanic

Autumn Crockett – Contortion & Dance

 

KANDER & EBB/RICKETTS            Chicago

 

WILLIAMS                                       Flight to Neverland from Hook

Armando Munoz –Aerial Straps

 

INTERMISSION

 

MENDELSSOHN                             Wedding March from A Midsummer night’s Dream

 

KARAS-WENDEL                                           Third Man Theme

Sagiv Ben Binyamin, Autumn Crockett

& Armando Munoz – Rag Doll

 

SAINT-SAËNS                                 Bacchanale from Samson et Delilah

Aloysia Gavre – Aerial Hoop

 

ANTHEIL                                          Hot Time Dance

Oleksiy Snarskyy – German Wheel

 

 

OFFENBACH                                   Gaité Parisienne, Can-Can No.4 (Orphée aux enfers)

Autumn Crockett - Ribbon Dance

 

STEINER                                           Tara’s Theme from Gone With The Wind

 

WILLIAMS                                       Across the Stars From Star Wars Episode II, Attack of the Clones

Armando Munoz & Sarah Sporich - Aerial Duo

 

RAVEL                                              Bolero

Vitaliy Prikhodko & Pavel Korshunov – Strongmen