Outer Banks Forum Season Performance Schedule Announced

Posted By on September 7, 2013

The Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts opens its 2013/2014 Season tonight, Sept. 7, with the Richmond Ballet live on stage at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills.

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You can preview the complete schedule of performances presented by the Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts below!

Richmond Ballet
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Experience a high powered evening with the acclaimed Richmond Ballet, composed of dancers from around the world. Its performance repertoire includes works of enduring value – the classic ballets of the past, significant works of our time, and new works that reflect a variety of modern influences. Critics hail it “a jewel among U.S. dance companies…highly recommended.”

Ronan Tynan
Saturday, October 5, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Come be captivated by Rona Tynan, a modern day Renaissance Man, known for his unique voice and irresistible appeal. Introduced to inter-national audiences as one of the Irish Tenors, he is a man of incredible accomplishments – from classical singer to opera star to recording star to top motivational speaker to author – having performed for dignitaries worldwide. Bask in the beauty of his music and roll with laugher at his humor.

Saturday, November 2, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Relish the incredible sounds of the multiple Grammy Award-winning all-male vocal ensemble comprised of 12 singers hailing from across the U.S. Their repertoire spans 10 centuries from Gregorian chant, Renaissance polyphony and Romantic art song to contemporary music, jazz, spirituals and world music. Performing around the world, critics say: “They are, to put it directly, one of the world’s best.”

 It’s A Wonderful Life 

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2:30 p.m.

Almost everyone knows the story of the classic holiday favorite It’s A Wonderful Life.Experience the nostalgia of the days before TV when skilled actors created the images in the minds of the listeners. This 1940’s “live broadcast” of Frank Capra’s beloved film takes us back to the Golden Age of Radio. The WVL studio’s “On Air” sign lights up and the heartwarming holiday treasure comes to life through the bygone radio formula of a few hardworking actors, live sound effects — and a listener’s imagination.

Horszowski Trio
Saturday, January 25, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Be mesmerized by this trio, hailed by the The New Yorker as “destined for great things.” Formed in 2011, it is composed of Jesse Mills, two-time Grammy-nominated violinist, Raman Ramakrishnan, founding cellist of the prize-winning Daedalus Quartet, and pianist Rieko Aizawa, last pupil of legendary pianist, Mieczyslaw Horszowski. Trio presents repertoire spanning the traditional and the contemporary.

John Brown Trio
Saturday, February 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Savor the sizzling sounds of the John Brown Trio as they provide an unforgettable evening of jazz. With Brown on bass, Cyrus Chestnut on piano and Adonis Rose on drums and percussion, this stellar group of super-musicians will play a wide range of jazz. “This is the true definition of a powerful trio.” – JazzTimes

Jeremy Kittel
Saturday, March 22, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Delight in an evening with Jeremy Kittel, one of the foremost among a new breed of fiddlers and violinists who easily navigate a multitude of musical styles and traditions, while cultivating new ground and redefining the instrument’s role. He recently performed as a world-class jazz improviser in the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet and taught internationally as one of the world’s leading Scots-Irish fiddlers.

The Virginia Symphony
Date and time to be announced.
Listen to the spectacular music of The Virginia Symphony, conducted by a nationally acclaimed conductor. Recognized as one of the nation’s leading regional symphony orchestras, this exceptional program will highlight classical music. 

The shows will be presented inside the First Flight High School Theater in Kill Devil Hills.

Season tickets are $110 for all performances except the Christmas show, which is $15 per ticket and available to the general public.


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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