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Saturday, March 21, 2009

Symphony Nova Scotia rocks you with the music of Queen

Symphony Nova Scotia rocks you with the music of Queen ALMOST SOLD OUT!

Halifax, NS Symphony Nova Scotia teams up with rock group Jeans n Classics, guest vocalist Michael Shotton, and the Soundtrax Choir on Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 pm to bring the epic rock of Queen to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium.

Conducted by Maestro Bernhard Gueller, the orchestra will be pulling out all the stops to bring its big, broad sound to Queen classics such as Another One Bites the Dust, Killer Queen, We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are the Champions, Who Wants to Live Forever, You Take My Breath Away, The Show Must Go On, Under Pressure, Somebody to Love, and many more.

As vocalist Michael Shotton says, This wont be one of those shows where you sit in your seats quietly and clap and say, Wasn't that sassy!

These concerts are almost sold out, so get your tickets now! Tickets are $32-47.50 (HST included) or pick up a subscription and save up to 30%. Student and group discounts are also available. Call 494.3820 or 1.800.874.1669, or visit

About Jeans n Classics
Jeans 'n Classics is a group of rock musicians who love orchestras and are committed to popular music. They have performed with symphony orchestras across the continent with arrangements that remain ideally poised between staying true to the original rocker spirit and creating a new, broader rock and roll sound.

About Michael Shotton
English-born Michael Shotton has led a life of rock and roll. The singer, drummer, composer and producer has recorded with rock icons such as Boston, Guns N Roses, Diamond Life, and Von Groove. He wrote and co-produced the 2007 anthem for the Canadian Special Olympics as well as a 9/11 fundraiser song featured on a compilation disc with Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney. Shottons enormous vocal range, charismatic stage presence and lust for life have made him an international audience favourite and captivating performer.

About Symphony Nova Scotia
Expect the Unexpected with Symphony Nova Scotia from Baroque to Berlioz to bluegrass! Each year the 37-member ensemble performs for more than 40,000 audience members (including 14,000 young music lovers) in communities across Nova Scotia. Under the inspirational leadership of Bernhard Gueller, Symphony Nova Scotia is recognized as one of the finest orchestras in the country. Join the orchestra in celebrating its 25th anniversary this season!

Symphony Nova Scotia is grateful to the Canada Council for the Arts, Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture, and Heritage, and the Halifax Regional Municipality for their continued support.

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