BARNSTABLE – The Cape Symphony is getting ready to ring in the New Year in style.
The organization will kick off 2017 with their 7th annual New Year’s Day Party on January 1st at 3 p.m at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center.
Officials with the Symphony are calling the concert a “Who’s Who of musical geniuses.” The program will feature orchestral music and a number of traditional pieces.
Broadway artist Marissa McGowan is this year’s featured guest. McGowan is a noted stage performer, having played the role of Eponine in Les Miserables, and will sing Eponine’s feature piece “On My Own” at the concert. McGowan will also perform “Adele’s Laughing Song” from Die Fledermaus, “The Way We Were” and “Poor Wandering One” from Pirates of Penzance.
Pianist Jeffrey Biegel will perform the “Monkees Concerto,” a piece that is described as a “musical time capsule of some of The Monkees most memorable song for television and screen”
The Symphony will, of course, perform Auld Lang Syne, a traditional New Year’s song.Comedic actor and mime Dan Kamin will also perform.
“Our New Year’s Day concert is famous for being full of surprises,” said Jung Ho Pak, the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Cape Symphony. “We call it a ‘party’ because it’s all about having fun, and we have lots of moments to make you smile and tap your foot.”
For more information and for tickets, visit capesymphony.org