Joan Hess and Kirby Ward: New Years Eve at the Symphony

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Ring in the New Year with music by everyone's favorite local band, your Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, featuring the show-stopping song and dance duo of Joan Hess and Kirby Ward.

Joan and Kirby are making their return to the Jacksonville Symphony stage after opening the 2010-11 Pops series to rave reviews. Since then they have dazzling symphony audiences across the country. Enjoy light classics, waltzes and popular hits from Broadway to Vienna. After the concert, the party continues in the lobby overlooking the St. Johns River. The after-party includes light hors d’oeuvres, champagne, cash bar, and live music & dancing with the Marc Dickman Jazz Quintet.

Program highlights:
I Could Have Danced All Night
Johann Strauss, Sr. - Radetsky March
Johann Strauss, Jr. – Die Fledermaus Overture
Top Hat, White Tie and Tails
Let's Face the Music and Dance

Monday, December 31, 2012, at 8:30 p.m.
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Toast! To the New Year
Stuart Chafetz, conductor
Joan Hess & Kirby Ward, song & dance duo
Tickets: $50 – 120. Call 904.354.5547 or log on to