The Florida Orchestra will showcase the music of The Beatles, Pink Floyd and The Eagles as part of its 2013-14 Rock Series, it announced today.
This year the orchestra launched the series with concerts paying tribute to Simon & Garfunkel, Michael Jackson and a planned show May 10 on The Music of The Doors.
The shows part of the 2013-14 season are:
Classical Mystery Tour – The Music of the Beatles, 8 p.m., Oct. 18: A night of 30 Beatles hits including “Penny Lane,” “Yesterday,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Hey Jude,” and more from the Classical Mystery Tour, who have been hailed for there their spot-on mannerisms, witty stage banter and Fab Four vocal harmonies.
The Music of Pink Floyd, 8 pm., Nov. 29: With retina-dazzling rock concert lighting, The Florida Orchestra joins forces with a full rock band in a celebration of the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's “Dark Side of the Moon” including such timeless hits as “Money,” “Learning to Fly” and “Comfortably Numb,” along with signatures sounds from “The Wall.”
The Music of the Eagles, 8 p.m., May 9, 2014: The Florida Orchestra plays tribute to the vocal harmonies of The Eagles who have amassed five No. 1 singles, six Grammys and six No. 1 albums in its career. Veteran rock vocalists Terry Brock, Glenn DeLaune and John Hines, along with their band, will take flight with Eagles hits “Heartache Tonight,” “Take It Easy,” “Desperado,” “Tequila Sunrise” and more.
The rock series shows will take place at The Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. Depending on seat selection, subscriptions to the three-concert series, which are on sale now, are $165 to $225 and includes benefits as “Be Our Guest” coupons for complimentary drinks and a waiver of both facility fees and postage and handling costs.
Single tickets are $35, $55 and $75 and go on sale Aug. 12. For more information call The Florida Orchestra ticket center at (727) 892-3337 or 1-800-662-7286, or go online at www.floridaorchestra.org.