PERFORMANCES & TICKETS
TDT: Pops Night featuring singer Morgan James
Tuesday, August 6 • 7:30 PM, 2019
PROGRAM: Pops Night featuring singer Morgan James
A program of George Gershwin’s most popular tunes
TICKETS: $20 Adult | $10 Children - General Admission for All Seating
DOORS OPEN: @ 5:45 pm Early Entry | 6:00 pm General Public
NO PRE-CONCERT TALK
CONCESSIONS OPEN ALL NIGHT: Fired Up Gourmet + Back Porch Bar & Grill
BRITTKIDS KLUB MEMBERS GET IN FREE (up to three members with a paid adult)
Program: Pops Night featuring singer Morgan James
A program of George Gershwin’s most popular tunes, including a performance of Rhapsody in Blue by our very own Teddy Abrams.
Guest Artist: Morgan James
MORGAN JAMES is a classically trained vocalist, Broadway veteran and recording artist.
Ms. James recently premiered a song cycle for solo voice and the Louisville Orchestra entitled “Song Of The River”, written for her by frequent collaborator, composer and conductor, Teddy Abrams.
In concert, Ms. James has appeared with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, the Malaysian Philharmonic, Breckinridge Music Festival, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Utah Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Colorado Symphony and Wichita Symphony performing her solo Bernstein show, conducted by Teddy Abrams. Morgan was featured with the Philadelphia Orchestra in “West Side Story” in concert, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. She appeared with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in an all Bernstein program, led by Brett Mitchell. Morgan has had the honor of being in the Bernstein MASS four times: most recently with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia Music festival, conducted by Marin Alsop; with the Louisville Orchestra (conducted by Teddy Abrams), the Philadelphia Orchestra (conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin), as well as with Baltimore Symphony at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, (also conducted by Marin Alsop).
Ms. James’ symphony pops appearances include Detroit, Harrisburg, San Diego, Utah, Youngstown, Fort Meyers, Missouri, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Ocean City Pops, Greensboro, Charlotte, Allentown, Long Bay Symphony.
On Broadway, Morgan has appeared in the Original Broadway Casts of Motown: The Musical, Godspell, Wonderland and The Addams Family. She routinely tours Europe and the US with her own soul band, and she also toured Europe, Australia and the U.S. with Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, and is featured in ten of their videos. Her videos on YouTube have garnered 175 million views (and counting).
As a recording artist, Ms. James released her latest album of original soul music, "Reckless Abandon", as well as her debut studio album entitled "Hunter", and a live album dedicated to the music of Nina Simone (both on Epic Records).
She received her voice training at The Juilliard School.
No Pre-Concert Talk
Contingency plan due to poor air quality:
In the event that the Britt Festival Orchestra performances are moved to North Medford High school due to poor air quality, there will be three lines established for patrons: the 1st line will be for reserved seat holders and will be seated first, the 2nd line will be for paid lawn ticket holders and will be seated second, and the 3rd line will be for all complimentary ticket holders and will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. These lines will be processed in 15-minute intervals.