VIDEO: Cirque Musica To Feature Salina Symphony
KSAL Staff - September 2, 2013 7:53 am
A unique event that combines circus and music is coming to Salina. Cirque Musica is a brand new arena spectacular that combines famous classical and pop music with the spell-binding grace and dare-devil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers.
Musicians from the Salina Symphony offer a soundtrack of works from Beethoven to Bruno Mars to accompany the high wire acts, acrobats, globe of death and more. Cirque Musica is an event that the entire family can enjoy.
For generations, the circus has been a source of excitement for children and adults alike. In Cirque Musica the energy soars with the addition of classical music masterpieces played live by the Salina Symphony.
Cirque Musica includes the “clown of clowns” David Larible who has headlined circus in arenas and theaters across Europe and is making his return to the United States where he previously was the headliner for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. In addition to David Larible, Cirque Musica will feature the world famous Wallenda Highwire Duo, the thrilling España Family and a cast of world-renowned performers.
Cirque Musica will feature the Salina Symphony live on stage. The musical repertoire features world favorites from the classical cannon includingRimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee, Violin Concerto in D Major by Tchaikovsky, Gustav Holst’s The Planets, as well as orchestral POPS features, including a salute to some of the best rock acts of all time. The show also features original music composed by Emmy and Academy Award-nominated composer, Marcelo Zarvos, and two numbers written specifically for the show by pop superstar Debbie Gibson.
Cirque Musica is coming to the Salina Bicentennial Center on Sunday, September 29th at 5 pm. Tickets are $25, $45, $50 & $75. Groups of 10 or more are eligible for a $20 discount on $50 tickets and $10 off the $45 tickets.
Tickets available online at BicentennialCenter.com, by phone at 1-888-826-SHOW(7469) or in person at the Bicentennial Center box office.