Enlow Hall Fall Preview
By: Rebecca Panico
Opening night is Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. with two-time Tony Award-winning and esteemed Broadway actress, Sutton Foster. Foster will be showcasing a variety of Broadway numbers, as well as cabaret-style ballads. A second show will also be available for Sept. 28. Tickets run from $55-$75.
Street Corner Symphony
On Oct. 5, the a capella group, Street Corner Symphony, will take the stage. The Nashville, Tenn. group gained international recognition after placing second on NBC’s 2010 a capella singing competition “The Sing-Off.” The Street Corner Symphony performs an eclectic range of styles from gospel to barbershop tunes. Tickets are $25-$35.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint will be performing on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The nationally acclaimed jazz musicians will come together for a night of entertainment. Tickets cost $35-$45.
Branford Marsalis & The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
On Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and Tony Award-nominee composer Branford Marsalis will be conducting The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. They will be performing a selection of Baroque-period pieces from composers Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and many more in a concert titled “Marsalis Well-Tempered.” Tickets run from $55-75
Acro Ensemble & All-Star Orchestra
Back for their fifth performance at Enlow Hall, the Acro Ensemble will be joined by Gerard Schwarz, conductor and Music Director of the All-Star Orchestra, on Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. They will be performing pieces from famous composers such as Grieg’s “Holberg Suite,” Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings,” and will include Schwarz’s own rendition of German-composer Strauss’s “Capriccio.” The evening will end with a question-and-answer session with Schwarz and musicians from the Acro Ensemble. Tickets are available for $25.
Vienna Boys Choir
The final act of 2014 will be by the renowned Vienna Boys Choir. In spirit of the holidays, they will be performing “Christmas in Vienna” on Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. This program consists of traditional Christmas carols from around the world as well as popular holiday tunes. Tickets run from $35-$55.
Tango Buenos Aires dance company
Enlow Hall’s first performance of 2015 will be on Sunday, Feb. 15, with a traditional tango performance by the Argentinian Tango Buenos Aires dance company. They will be performing “Song of Eva Perón,” which retells the life of the Argentinian first lady, Evita, from the 1930s to the ‘50s. Tickets are between $35-$55.
Singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant performs on Mar. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Once the front woman of 10,000 Maniacs, a folk-rock band from the 1980s, Merchant will be performing at Enlow Hall as part of her tour in support of her self-titled solo album. Tickets are available from $55-75.
Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, Tomaseen Foley’s “Irish Times” will be igniting the stage on Mar. 15 at 3 p.m. An ensemble of traditional Celtic musicians and dancers will come together to fire up the stage with exhilarating ballads, songs and stories. Tickets costs are from $35-$45.
The Arco Ensemble will return for a spring performance on Apr. 19 at 3 p.m. with a concert they’ve titled “Under The Sun.” Jean-Marie Zeitouni will conduct Arco this time, performing works of Nino Rota, best known for his work in film scores. In addition, they’ll also be performing Ottorino Respighi’s “Il Tramonto,” an Italian piece featuring mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer. Once again, all performers will be holding a question and answer session after the performance. Tickets will be $25.
The final performance of the season will be delivered by gospel singer Sandi Patty on May 3 at 3 p.m. Patty is a renowned performer, having earned five Grammy Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, as well as having three albums go platinum and five go gold. Although she’s a notable gospel singer, Patty will also be performing songs from her latest album, “Broadway Stories,” which features songs from “Fiddler on the Roof,” “My Fair Lady,” and “The Sound of Music.” Tickets are on sale for $35 to $55.
For more information regarding tickets and performances visit the Enlow Recital Hall website an enlowhall.kean.edu
- Tickets can be purchased over the phone at 908-737-SHOW (7469)