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recital that features classical works by composers such as

The Musicfest Festival Orchestra performs under the baton

Bach, Brahms, Schubert and Schumann. This concert is

of maestro Robert Moody, presenting “Scheherazade and

held at Temple Chai in Phoenix.

Mozart.” This concert also features clarinetist, Ricardo Morales. Performing outstanding works by Rimsky-Korsakov

Bob Moody & Friends, featuring Simply Three, performs

and Mozart, this festival orchestra debut is not to be

twice on February 19 at Grayhawk Golf Club. This cabaret-

missed.

style event is hosted by Arizona Musicfest’s artistic director, Robert Moody, who also performs with the ensemble. This

“Beethoven, Bach & the Blue Danube” will be performed

special concert is performed once every year and features

on February 26, again featuring the Festival Orchestra

a variety of genres and talents specific to the artists. This

conducted

year, Robert Moody is joined by Simply Three, a string

works by Bach, Beethoven and Johann Strauss as well

ensemble showcasing violin, bass and cello.

as an orchestral suite of Richard Strauss’ opera, “Der

by

Robert

Moody.

This

program

includes

Rosenkavalier.” Featuring famous orchestral and operatic Festival headliner, Rosanne Cash, makes her appearance

melodies, this concert showcases a variety of classical

with Musicfest on February 20. As the daughter of famed

music favorites.

country singer, Johnny Cash, Rosanne made an impressive career in the country music world. A Grammy award winner

Storm Large, known as the lead singer of Pink Martini,

and 12-time Grammy nominee, Rosanne holds many

performs with the Festival Orchestra on February 27. Having

distinctions and honors. She has been nominated for Album

performed in famed venues such as Carnegie Hall and

of the Year, Artist of the Year and Song of the Year with

the Kennedy Center, Storm Large brings her talents to

the American Music Association. Arizona Musicfest is proud

Musicfest, singing covers of American classics as well as

to feature this talented artist.

modern and popular music. Included in the program titled, “The Crazy Arc of Love,” are fan-favorite songs such as “My

February 24 kicks off Arizona Musicfest’s Festival Orchestra

Funny Valentine,” Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Hopelessly

Week. Some of the country’s finest musicians from top-

Devoted” and “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”

quality orchestras across the United States take the stage.

Febr uary 2015

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Images Arizona: Grayhawk February 2015 Issue  

February 2015 Issue. Local magazine distributed to Grayhawk, DC Ranch, and North Scottsdale.

Images Arizona: Grayhawk February 2015 Issue  

February 2015 Issue. Local magazine distributed to Grayhawk, DC Ranch, and North Scottsdale.

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