Cirque Musica show to grant holiday wishes
The Florence Center will offer an all-new concert experience, Cirque Musica Presents Holiday Wishes, on Saturday, Dec. 14 The Florence Symphony Orchestra will offer musical accompaniment for the performance.
The event brings a holiday story to life in a full theatrical cirque event for the entire family featuring the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica with your favorite holiday hits all performed live by the area’s own Florence Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Terry Roberts.
Audiences will be amazed by the acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer. The show blends the spellbinding grace and daredevil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers with the sensory majesty of a symphony orchestra.
“Our musicians are excited about playing with such a unique production,” said Pamela Glass, FSO executive director.
The Florence Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest symphonies in South Carolina, established in 1949. It has approximately 60 members from the Pee Dee and throughout the Carolinas. The FSO is a resident of the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center and is almost midway through the 2019/2020 “Let’s Play!” season.
TCG Entertainment President and founder Stephen Cook has brought together a vibrant creative team for Cirque Musica Presents Holiday Wishes, including director/choreographer Antoinette Dipietropolo and costume designer Tristin Raines. Charles Ford with Vue Design, one of the most sought after video and lighting designers in the entertainment industry, is also on the production team. Broadway veteran James Olmstead will serve as music director.
“This is one of the biggest holiday shows on tour and brings a full sensory holiday event to audiences,” said Cook. “With the top circus artists from around the world, Broadway performers, and a live symphony orchestra all on stage, it really is a ‘must-see’ event for the entire family.”
Ticket prices range from $45 to $75 and can be purchased at www.Ticketmaster.com, the Florence Center Box office, or at www.florencecenter.com. Get 25 percent off tickets when directly purchased at the Florence Center box office for a limited time. Use code word TURKEY.
A special VIP experience is also available where patrons can upgrade tickets to meet and take pictures with the cast, enjoy holiday refreshments and view a private performance.
Cirque Musica presents Holiday Wishes is the perfect opportunity for the entire family to experience great holiday music while enjoying an edge of your seat circus experience.