Local symphony-goers have never seen anything quite like this.
Music lovers who are usually stirred by challenging classical compositions will savour a flashy, toe-tapping musical bash when pianist Paul Tobey debuts his Spanish-scented Road to Santiago Suite on Feb. 18 with the Brantford Symphony Orchestra.
“This is a show,” Tobey says, gesturing to emphasize the all-out effort to entertain with colourful lighting, costumes and pops-style songs.
What: A Musical Journey through Spain: the Road to Santiago Suite. Performed by Paul Tobey, the Brantford Symphony Orchestra and the Grand River Chorus
When: Feb. 18, pre-concert chat 6:45 p.m., concert 7:30 p.m.
Where: Sanderson Centre
Tickets: adults $35, $27; post-secondary students $18, $16, $14; high-school students $5 through the eyeGO program. Call the box office at 519-758-8090.