Communicating Lasting Impressions

Fort Bend Symphony closes season with Broadway hits

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FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – Experience the magic of Broadway as the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra presents award-winning show tunes on Sunday, May 20 at the Stafford Centre. The 2 p.m. On Broadway concert, under the musical direction of Dr. Héctor Agüero, will conclude the orchestra’s 20th anniversary Season of Surprises.

Envision yourself among the golden cornstalks during “Oh What a Beautiful Morning,” the opening song from the wildly popular musical “Oklahoma.” Or simply sway to “Carousel Waltz” from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic “Carousel” or “I Could Have Danced All Night” from “My Fair Lady.”

Other selections include a salute to Cole Porter’s Broadway hits, plus selections from “West Side Story,” “Music Man” and “Evita.” New York City talent Amanda Walker will be a featured singer.

Prior to the concert and during intermission, concert-goers will have the opportunity to help support the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra by bidding in a silent auction. Among the featured items are gift baskets and gift cards from area restaurants and department stores.

Reserved adult tickets for On Broadway are available for $10 and $15. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult, but need a reserved ticket. Discounts are available for seniors, students, military and groups of 10 or more.

Tickets may be ordered at www.fbso.org or by calling 281.276.9642.

About the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra

The Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra (FBSO), founded in 1992, enriches the lives of Fort Bend residents and surrounding areas with live symphonic music presented by its volunteer members. The full-size orchestra, complete with brass, woodwinds, strings and percussion, represents an abundant cross-section of local talent, most of whom reside in the Fort Bend area. FBSO also fosters student musicians through sponsorship of an annual Young Artist Concerto Competition that includes a cash prize for the winner and the opportunity to perform with the Orchestra.