Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John , and Sir Paul McCartney are not only all British Knights, they also happen to be three of the most influential popular songwriters of all time..
“From the Heartland: Tulsa Music Connections” will also feature the work of Yevgeny Yevtushenko, one of Russia’s most celebrated poets who lived in Tulsa and taught at the University of Tulsa for nearly 30 years before his death earlier this year.
Signature Symphony’s Christmas in Tulsa has ushered in the Christmas season for more than 25 years. We welcome Barry Epperley, founder of the Signature Symphony and Artistic Director and Conductor for 35 years, back to the Signature podium this year. Favorite vocal and instrumental ensembles from the Tulsa area, including three violin soloists from the orchestra performing a bravura arrangement of We Three Kings, will join the Signature Chorale to inspire
a night of Christmas cheer you will not want to miss as we continue our tradition of singing in the holiday season!
The Tulsa Sings! Competition entry window has elapsed, but look forward to more from the competition, where contestants will perform beside Scott Coulter and other Broadway stars with the orchestra at Signature Symphony’s final 2017-2018 season Pops concert!
The grand prize winner could have the opportunity to be featured in a Signature Symphony in a concert during the 2018-2019 season.
Individual tickets are on sale now for Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College’s 2017-2018 “From the Heartland: Tulsa Music Connections” season. This year, the TTCU Pops and Signature Classics series, will be a year-long celebration of music with Tulsa ties.
The 2017-2018 season opens in September with music reminiscent of Tulsa’s rich Art Deco era, the oil boom of the roaring 20s, and the emergence of the Jazz Age featuring trumpet player Byron Stripling. Also in September, world-renowned pianist Horacio Gutiérrez returns to Tulsa, appearing on the TCC Southeast Campus, the same campus where his sister, Mary, has been an associate professor of biology for many years.