Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50 years of James Bond

first_imgTwitter Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature William Bairdhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/william-baird/ Social media has a growing effect on Fort Worth ice cream stores printJames Bond fans gathered at the Bass Performance Hall to reminisce as the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra played iconic songs from popular spy movies.The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra hosted a three-day show at Bass Hall on 525 Commerce St from March 31 to April 2, celebrating 50 years of James Bond films along with several other classic movies.“007: The Music of James Bond” is a new traveling show that began touring in August of last year.  It showcases 20 of the most famous songs from various James Bond films along with songs from popular spy movies like Pink Panther, Austin Powers and Mission Impossible.“Its great to see so many people come to the Symphony,” said Jeremy Reynolds, the press and publications manager for the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. “While it’s important to have a healthy mix of traditional and contemporary music, it’s always rewarding when we hit on a program that strikes a chord with Fort Worth.”Over the past five or 10 years orchestras have started branching away and creating pop series, allowing for a wider range of guests, Reynolds said.Composer Stuart Malina.In the 10 concerts played each year, six or seven of them will be pop concerts.“We’re season ticket holders but this was one of our favorites for the season for reminiscing and remembering all the James Bond movies,” said Donna Tapscott, an attendee of the concert.Rachel York, the traveling vocalist.A lot of pop series concerts are pre-packaged with their own predetermined set of songs and a vocalist or composer and then marketed to various orchestras around the world, said Reynolds.The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra was contacted about eight months before the show was scheduled six months ago.This performance followed a Ray Charles tribute and a movie screening of E.T. the Extra Terrestrial with the orchestra playing in sync to the film.The schedule for the upcoming season was announced before the first performance Friday night. Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store + posts William Baird Linkedin Twitter Vietnam Memorial Wall replica comes to the Stockyards Station William Bairdhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/william-baird/ Wine store begins reconstruction after car crashes into it Facebook William Bairdhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/william-baird/ Facebook ReddIt Rose Marine Theater hosts quarterly film series celebrating diversity in the Latino culture ReddIt Previous articlePair of shutouts, blowout win gives Frogs sweep of K-StateNext articleYoung Americans for Freedom hosts Steve Forbes William Baird RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin William Bairdhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/william-baird/ Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturdaylast_img


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