Southwest Florida Symphony rocks with The Orchestra May 6 and 7

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The Southwest Florida Symphony will partner with The Orchestra starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra to perform a thrilling modern-day classical music concert of unparalleled symphonic rock at two amazing venues on May 6 and 7.
The final Brave New Pops concert of the symphony’s 62nd season will feature greatest hits such as “Strange Magic,” “Do Ya,” “Don’t Bring Me Down,” “Evil Woman,” “Livin’ Thing,” “Turn to Stone,” “Sweet Talkin’ Woman,” “Telephone Line,” “Ma-Ma-Ma Belle,” “Mr. Blue Sky” and “Roll Over Beethoven.”
Concerts will be held at:
May 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers
May 7 at 4 p.m. at Charlotte Performing Arts Center, Punta Gorda
This special concert by the Southwest Florida Symphony and The Orchestra will be conducted by Louis Clark Jr.  and feature conventional instruments accompanied by the very finest in electronic gear including synthesizers, digital pianos, grand and baby grand pianos, harpsichords, electronic organs and digital audio workstations, along with exquisitely layered vocals.
The Orchestra starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra is living proof that not all rock bands are created equal. With a membership pedigree from 1972 to present, the group is often referred to as “all-time masters of symphonic rock.”
All six members were formerly part of ELO and ELO Part II and have toured domestically and internationally since early 2001 as The Orchestra starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra.
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