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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Bill Eddins Leaves the Podium and Becomes Guest Soloist

Robbins Pops:

Bill Eddins leaves the podium and becomes the soloist for the First Night of the Pops!

Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th 8:00pm

Edmonton, AB ĶOn September 26th & 27th, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) Music Director Bill Eddins shows Edmonton audiences a different side of himself as the evenings guest soloist. He shares the stage alongside symphony pops legend- Conductor Bruce Hangen, as the Robbins Pops season gets off to an impressive start, blending orchestral show-stoppers including Eddins at the piano in Gershwins Rhapsody in Blue. The Epsilon vocal quintet also makes an appearance in a medley of song hits from the Roaring Twenties. Theres also more music from Gershwin, as well as hits from Bernstein and Berlin.

Ticket prices for this performance range from $24 to $79 (agency fees apply). Student and senior rush tickets are subject to availability and can be purchased two hours prior to performance time. Tickets are available through the Winspear Centre Box Office.

The next performance of the Robbins Pops takes place on October 31st and November 1st and features conductor Jack Everly with music of the 1960s.

This series is generously supported by Bill & Mary Jo Robbins

Friday, September 26th is generously sponsored by Sobeys

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