Saturday, April 19, 2014

Chrysler Hall
Norfolk, VA

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Chrysler Hall

Phone: 757-664-6464
201 E Brambleton Ave
Norfolk, VA 23514
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Stewart Copeland, Composer & Drums World Premiere Orchestral Score Set to the 1925 MGM Epic Silent Film Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ with Virginia Arts Festival Orchestra Richard Kaufmann, Conductor Starring Ramon Navarro and Directed by Fred Niblo Adapted for concert stage by Stewart Copeland His innovative grooves have driven the music of seminal rock band The Police to the top of the charts for the better part of two decades—but percussionist Stewart Copeland is also an accomplished composer. He has written for films (including Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble?sh and Oliver Stone's Wall Street), operas (including The Tell Tale Heart for London's Royal Opera House), concerts, and ballets. Now, in the Easter weekend World Premiere performance co-commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival, you can hear this groundbreaking American musician perform his new score to a 90 minute edited version of the 1925 MGM silent epic 'Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ'—performed live with Virginia Arts Festival Orchestra! Saturday, April 19, 8:00 PM Chrysler Hall, Norfolk Tickets $60 Gold Circle, $45, $35, $20 Special thanks to Warner Bros.
Ticket Price: Tickets $60 Gold Circle, $45, $35, $20
Door Time:7 PM
Show Time:8 PM
Ages:16 & Up
Website:http://www.vafest.org/2014/2014-performances/stewart-copelands-orchestral-ben-hur-2014

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