2016- 2017 Concert Season
Thursday, April 6, 2017
“Celebrating The Sensational”
Guest Vocalist Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and
multi-faceted performers in the entertainment
Having sold over 7 million records worldwide,
Vanessa has also scored numerous #1 and Top 10 hits
on various Billboard Album and Singles charts.
Her critically acclaimed work has been recognized
by every major industry award affiliation including
4 Emmy nominations, 17 Grammy nominations
(of which 11 were for her individually), a Tony
nomination, 3 SAG award nominations, 7 NAACP
Image Awards, 3 Satellite Awards, and, ultimately,
a Golden Globe, a Grammy and an Oscar for “Best
Original Song” for her platinum single “Colors of the
Wind” from the Disney Film Pocahontas.
Time: 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 6, 2017
“Celebrating Joy at AlexRiverFete”
This special season finale will feature the Red River Chorale,
ULM University Chorus, and four high-level soloists. RSO is
hosting a full “Day of Music” where local school ensembles,
church vocal groups and community musicians will perform
free, non-stop musical entertainment in downtown Alexandria
for our community to enjoy.
In the week leading up to the performance, we plan a screening
of the documentary film Following the Ninth: in the Footsteps of
Beethoven’s Final Symphony. This film follows the global impact
of the piece across five continents and ten countries.
Time: 7:30 PM