Grammy Award nominee performs Movies, Magic & More this weekend

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

jenny_oaks_baker2Grammy Award nominated violinist Jenny Oaks Baker returns to town to perform “Movies, Magic & More” with the Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 (7:30 p.m.) and 8 (8 p.m.) at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

Making a return to Annapolis after her thrilling holiday performance last season, Ms. Baker will perform music from several of her chart-topping CDs. “Movies, Magic & More” features movie themes from “The Mission” and “The Wizard of Oz” as well as from such Disney favorites as “Frozen,” “The Lion King” and “Beauty and the Beast.” From her latest CD of classic rock music, Ms. Baker will perform an amazing version of Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir” and the Beatles classic, “Yesterday.” Her special virtuosity and charm flow through all these genres of music guaranteeing a very entertaining experience. Those attending the Casual Friday concert will be treated to a special experience. Similar to the VH1 channel’s “Storytellers” series, Friday’s concert will feature Ms. Baker talking with Mr. Green and the audience about her music, sharing the stories of the pieces and why she chose them.

Ms. Baker has a worldwide fan base and regularly fills stadiums. She has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC, and has collaborated with some of music’s biggest names, including Gladys Knight, Kurt Bestor, Marvin Hamlisch and even former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Tickets for these concerts are on sale now at the Maryland Hall Box Office at 410-280-5640. Online, tickets are available at www.liveartsmaryland.org. The Student Rush free ticket program is in effect for both Friday and Saturday night. Additional information on the concert and the Student Rush program can also be found at www.liveartsmaryland.org.

Live Arts Maryland, J. Ernest Green, Music Director, is one of the region’s largest and most active non-profit arts organizations and is home to the Annapolis Chorale, the Annapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Annapolis Youth Chorus, Cantori and the St. Anne’s Concert Series. It offers music education programs for singers of all ages, including the Student Rush free ticket program, a scholarship program for high-school music students and workshops for adults. The Annapolis Chorale is a resident company of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis.

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