WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (December 10, 2015) – Ring out the old and sing in the new with the Winston-Salem Symphony, Robert Moody Music Director, at its annual Plugged-In Pops New Year’s Eve concert. This year’s concert is a tribute to Old Blue Eyes—Frank Sinatra—himself, whose was born 100 years ago on December 12, 1915. Performing a selection of Sinatra’s greatest hits in honor of his centennial and back by popular demand will be vocalist Steve Lippia.
The concert will take place Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8:00 p.m. at Reynolds Auditorium, 301 N. Hawthorne Road in Winston-Salem. Tickets range from $15– $67 and are available in advance by calling the Symphony Box Office at 336-464-0145 or online at WSsymphony.org.
Under the baton of Maestro Robert Moody, the evening will include all the Sinatra standards including “I’ll Be Seeing You,” “One For My Baby,” “Old Man River,” “Strangers In The Night,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” “Luck Be a Lady,” “My Way,” “New York, New York,” and more.
The Symphony’s New Year’s Eve concerts are always a festive and fun way to ring in the New Year. Guests are offered party hats, noise makers, and other party favors to ensure a spirited evening. Additional celebratory surprises will delight concert goers.
Guest artist Steve Lippia has become one of popular music’s most in-demand vocalists and has established his place among the finest interpreters of “standards” and traditional pop music in the nation. Lippia’s youthful, energetic talent and powerful show creates a perfect blend of “classic” with “today.” His show introduces a new generation to this timeless music, while appealing to long-time listeners. He has performed to sold-out audiences with many major symphonies across North America, including Peter Nero and Philly Pops, Toronto, Rochester Philharmonic, Palm Beach Pops, Indianapolis, Oregon, Irving, Austin, Calgary, Naples Philharmonic, Tacoma, Alabama, Greensboro, Hilton Head, North Carolina, Tacoma, Winnipeg, and many more. For full artist bio please click here.
This concert and the Winston-Salem Symphony are sponsored by Season Presenting Sponsor Bell Davis & Pitt; Plugged-In Pops Presenting Sponsor Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina; an anonymous Concert Underwriter in honor of the musicians of the Winston-Salem Symphony; Guest Artist Hospitality Sponsor The Historic Brookstown Inn; the Arts Council of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County; and the North Carolina Arts Council.
About the Winston-Salem Symphony
The Winston-Salem Symphony began its 69th season in September 2015 as one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded regional orchestras. Under the baton of Music Director Robert Moody, the performance season includes Classics and Kicked-Back Classics series, Plugged-In Pops series, Discovery Concerts for Kids, annual performances of Handel’s Messiah, a concert featuring Winston-Salem Symphony and Youth Symphony musicians, holiday concerts, three youth orchestra ensembles, and a multitude of educational and community engagement programs. For more information, visit WSsymphony.org.
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