Hamden Pops Series - New Haven Symphony Orchestra

2015 – 2016
Hamden Pops Series
Chelsea Tipton, NHSO principal pops conductor
All concerts held at 2:30pm at Hamden Middle School
Feelin’ Groovy!
Songs of the Seventies
Saturday, October 10, 2015
The Pops Series opens with singer songwriter hits from the
1970’s, adapted for the rich sounds of the full New Haven
Symphony Orchestra featuring singers Jayne Kelli and AJ
Swearingen. This intimate acoustic show will include heartfelt
classics from Cat Stevens, Jim Croce, Joni Mitchell, Carole King,
James Taylor, Fleetwood Mac, Gordon Lightfoot and more.
Holiday Extravaganza
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Celebrate your holiday with the NHSO’s soundtrack for the
season at the Holiday Extravaganza. Led by NHSO pops
conductor Chelsea Tipton, this program will warm your heart
and enchant your ears with seasonal favorites including music
from The Nutcracker, Pachelbel’s Canon, Sleigh Ride, a
Christmas carol sing-along and more!
NHSO Pops Presents:
A Debbie Gravitte Cabaret
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Get up close and personal with Tony Award-winning Broadway
diva Debbie Gravitte as she sings her favorite songs from
Broadway’s hit shows. This intimate cabaret performance will
feature a small ensemble of NHSO musicians and principal
pops conductor Chelsea Tipton as emcee.
John Williams in Concert
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Star Wars, Jurassic Park, E.T., Harry Potter… arguably the most
influential composer of the film industry, John Williams has
been awarded 22 Grammys, five Academy Awards, and four
Golden Globes for his memorable movie themes. Led by
NHSO principal pops conductor Chelsea Tipton, hear the
NHSO perform his iconic movie music live at Hamden
Middle School.