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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Columbia Orchestra goes for the big scores
Columbia Orchestra goes for the big scores

The Columbia Orchestra's Symphonic Pops concert offers something for everyone on Saturday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. This season-ending program offers selections from movie scores and Broadway shows, jazz tunes, and a classical excerpt too. "It all balances out nicely," said Columbia Orchestra music director Jason Love. "At a classical concert, pieces will last for 20 minutes or 40 minutes, but with a pops concert you expect three-minute bursts." Love has arranged the program so that the numerous short pieces and excerpts from longer pieces hold together as an overall concert experience; and his spoken...