STAY TUNED

Starring Five by Design

Premiered with the

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

October 6, 2007

 

Conductor

David Itkin

 

Director

Daniel Ellis

 

Orchestrations

Willis Delony 

Lovell Ives

 

Vocal Arrangements

Terrence Niska

Michael Swedberg

Kurt Nisa

 

Lighting and Set Designer

Daniel Ellis

 

Choreographer

Joy Davina and Todd Paulus

 

Sound Engineer

Phil Henrickson Sound

Performed with 40+ companies in the United States and Canada including (selected):  Arkansas Symphony (premiere), Anderson Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Colorado Springs Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Edmonton Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony, Harrisburg Symphony, Huntsville Symphony, Orlando Philharmonic, Terre Haute Symphony, Utah Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony 

“SYMPHONY ‘TV SHOW’ GOES LIKE GANGBUSTERS…Five By Design has performed twice before in the pops concerts with the Arkansas Symphony, covering the swing era in ‘Club Swing’ and radio’s hayday in ‘Radio Days.’  Now the group is back with ‘Stay Tuned,’ a tribute to the golden age of TV, with just as much music but more elaborate staging, including some fairly complicated choreography.  The show’s world premiere Friday night with the orchestra and music director David Itkin at Little Rock’s  Robinson Center Music Hall went like gangbusters.”

- Arkansas Democrat Gazette (Eric E. Harrison) 
 

”Five By Design’s ‘Stay Tuned’ included both forgotten gems and timeless favorites…deft, colorful arrangements…flawless group sound…a complete visual and aural presentation…”

-The  Bellingham Herald (Casey Mullin)

Photos courtesy of Five By Design and Walt Tyszka..

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