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Houston Symphony Pays Tribute to Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald at The Pavilion

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – All are invited to join The Pavilion and Houston Symphony in celebrating two of the most influential jazz performers at An Evening with Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald on Saturday, June 8. Mezzanine and lawn seating are free. Reserved orchestra seating tickets are $20. Gates open at 7:00 p.m. for the 8:00 p.m. performance.

On April 28, 1990, Frank Sinatra performed on The Pavilion’s Main Stage as part of its opening weekend. Now fans will be able to experience Frank in a unique throwback to the legend performing at the venue thirty years ago. Under the guidance of conductor Lucas Waldin, their iconic styles will share The Pavilion’s Main Stage for one very special night as the Symphony presents an assortment of classic standards immortalized by the “Queen of Jazz” and “Ol’ Blue Eyes” including Night & Day, My Way, Come Fly With Me and more!

 

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Pre-performance activities will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the North Plaza and include decorating a microphone at The Pavilion Partners arts & crafts booth, making music at the Instrument Petting Zoo and sponsor activations by Renewal by Andersen, Fidelity and Tommy Bahama.

Families are also encouraged to enhance their performing arts experience with Mini Maestros, a free and exciting program that makes the arts both fun and accessible for kids of all ages. By signing up for Mini Maestros, children will receive: a special membership lanyard and badge, free reserved seating at all performing arts events, early entry for Ice Cream Social or Hocus Pocus Pops, a free ticket to Children’s Festival and other great perks throughout the season. Families can register their children at any of The Pavilion’s performing arts events this season at a special booth located in the North Plaza or online at www.woodlandscenter.org/mini-maestros.

Guests are welcome to bring a picnic from home or their favorite restaurant to enjoy in their seat or on the lawn. Keep in mind however, that beverages are not allowed to be brought into The Pavilion and picnics must comply with The Pavilion’s bag size restriction and/or be in original packaging. Examples include pizza within a pizza box or chips in original sealed packaging. Please visit The Pavilion’s website for more information on these restrictions. For those wanting to sit on the hill, lawn chairs also are provided free for this event.

Preferred parking is available in the on-site Town Center Garage, located along Six Pines Drive. Parking is $10 per vehicle for this and most performing arts events. Tickets for on-site parking can be purchased in advance at Ticketmaster and The Pavilion Box Office. Guests also may park in any of the free parking lots off Timberloch Drive on the southwest side of The Pavilion.

Opened in 1990, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is part of The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides diverse, high-quality performing arts events for the entertainment and enrichment of a broad regional audience. Through numerous educational and community outreach programs, The Pavilion is a catalyst for attracting new audiences to the performing arts and building strong ties between the arts and educational institutions. If you would like more information about The Pavilion, visit www.woodlandscenter.org.

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