Tony Bennett will perform at the Anderson Center for the Performing Arts on Aug. 30.
Anderson Center 2014-15 season to feature Tony Bennett
April 22, 2014Tweet
The legendary Tony Bennett will highlight the 2014-15 Anderson Center for the Performing Arts season with a show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30.
Bennett, 87, has sold more than 50 million records worldwide and has won 17 Grammys, including Album of the Year in 1995 for “MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett.” His most recent album is “The Classics,” a compilation of recordings from 1951-2011. Inside reserved tickets are $75, $85 and $95. Lawn tickets are $30.
Other concerts include:
• The Memphis Tour brings the unique and bluesy voice of Boz Scaggs to the Anderson Center at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 29. He will peform songs from his current album Memphis, plus hits such as “Lido Shuffle” and “Lowdown.” Inside reserved tickets are $40; lawn $20.
• On Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m., the guitar duo of Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge collaborates in an evening of acoustic music, exploring the worlds of improvisation and composition on their respective 1939 Martin guitars. Tickets: General public, $20; faculty, staff and alumni, $15; students, $10.
• The Renowned Grammy Award–winning saxophonist and Tony Award nominee/composer Branford Marsalis joins the highly celebrated Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia with Marsalis “Well Tempered,” a program of Baroque masterpieces by Albinoni, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and others on Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: General public, $45; faculty, staff, alumni and seniors, $40; students, $22.
• On its second North American tour, The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China brings a brand new program of acrobatic acts set to Chinese music on Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: General public $45, faculty, staff, alumni and seniors, $40; and students, $22.
• Under the direction of Enrique Bátiz, the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico will perform on Wednesday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. The evening’s program includes Enrique Granados’ “Three Spanish Dances”, Manuel Ponce’s Violin Concerto, and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No.2 in D Major, Op. 73. Tickets: General public $45; faculty, staff, alumni and seniors, $40; students, $22.
• On Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tango Buenos Aires will take the audience on a voyeuristic journey through dance and music of the life of Eva Peron, tracing her life from her ascent to fame in the 1930s to her death in 1952. Tickets: General public, $45, faculty, staff, alumni and seniors, $40; students, $22.
• Celebrating 25 years of touring with a brand new show, the most awarded a cappella group in history, Take 6, mixes up an intoxicating brew of gospel, jazz, R&B and pop on Wednesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m.
• The Russian National Ballet Theatre returns with a full-length production of the timeless fairy-tale, The Sleeping Beauty, on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: General public, $45, faculty, staff, alumni and seniors, $40; and students, $22.
All tickets go on sale at noon Thursday, May 1. Call 777-ARTS or go to Anderson.binghamton.edu.