Press Release: Seattle Rock Orchestra Performs Pink Floyd – Sept. 17
July 14, 2016 – Waterbrook presents “Seattle Rock Orchestra performs Pink Floyd” – a concert at Gesa Power House Theatre on Saturday, September 17 at 7:00 p.m.
Seattle Rock Orchestra (SRO) pays tribute to psychedelic rock pioneers Pink Floyd with a retrospective that spans from their debut album The Piper At the Gates of Dawn to their best-selling double album The Wall, including a complete performance of The Dark Side of the Moon and several of their orchestral and instrumental suites. Featuring the songs “Money”, “Comfortably Numb”, “Another Brick In The Wall”, “Fearless” and many more.
The Seattle Rock Orchestra (SRO) was founded and started in 2008 by composer and musician, Scott Teske. SRO began as a modest, 13-piece string orchestra and has grown into a 50-plus piece orchestra, with strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion. SRO also has a number of guest vocalists it works with for live performances.
In the past, Seattle Rock Orchestra has performed various musical tributes to bands such as The Beatles, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Police, Smashing Pumpkins, The Beach Boys, Radiohead and others.
Seattle Rock Orchestra combines the best of rock-and-roll music with variations of classical music. Their high-energy performances are flawless, rockin’ and at times, absolutely beautiful to the ear with the classical infusions. Dedicated to creating performances that are spectacular, fun, educational, and of exceptional quality, SRO celebrates and perpetuates the orchestral tradition while exploring the rich history of rock and pop music, presents new works by emerging artists, engages in collaborations across genres and artistic disciplines, and offers exciting educational programs for youth.
Reserved seating tickets ($44-$38) are available online or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500. More information about upcoming events can be found at www.phtww.org.
About the Gesa Power House Theatre
The historic Gesa Power House Theatre is a world-class, 342 seat performing arts venue, located in downtown Walla Walla. The 120-year-old building was once the Walla Walla Gas Plant, built to produce coal gas used to light the streets, businesses, and homes of Walla Walla. In 2011 the Gesa Power House Theatre building was transformed into a state-of-the-art playhouse for live performance. The interior design of the theatre was inspired by Shakespeare’s own intimate Blackfriars Theatre in London, England.
The Gesa Power House Theatre is on the Washington State Building Preservation Commission list of State historic buildings and on the National Register of Historic Places. Home to Shakespeare Walla Walla, a nonprofit organization working to bring Shakespearean theater and other events to Walla Walla, the venue also hosts a variety of other cultural events, musical concerts, and private events (including weddings).
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Gesa Power House Theatre
111 North Sixth Ave.
Walla Walla, Washington 99362