EDMOND—The Armstrong International Cultural Foundation begins its 19th performing arts series on September 14 with the Oklahoma City Ballet. The event at Armstrong Auditorium will kick off the foundation’s 2017-2018 season. Tickets are available at ArmstrongAuditorium.org.
Stravinsky’s Firebird and Copland’s Rodeo
Oklahoma City Ballet
The metro’s ballet company presents Stravinsky’s work, re-choreographed by its artistic director, Robert Mills, and revives Agnes de Mille’s classic of American ballet.
Two to Tango
Christopher O’Riley and Pablo Ziegler
O’Riley, pianist and host of radio showcase From the Top appears with Ziegler, a Latin Grammy-winning pianist, each playing a Hamburg Steinway.
Journey Across Europe
Ray Chen, Violinist
Winner of two of the world’s top violin competitions (Queen Elizabeth and Yehudi Menuhin), Chen also has more than 2 million followers on Soundcloud.
January 16, 2018
Night Flight Over Water
Béla Fleck, Banjo
Legendary banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck teams up with the inventive and versatile string quartet Brooklyn Rider.
January 29, 2018
Best of Russian Ballet Gala
Moscow Festival Ballet
Returning to Armstrong Auditorium for the fourth time, the troupe presents elements of Paquita, “Kingdom of the Shades,” La Bayadere, Dying Swan and more.
January 30, 2018
Romeo and Juliet and Best of Tchaikovsky
Moscow Festival Ballet
Shakespeare’s play, set to the music of Tchaikovsky and the choreography of Petipa. Second half includes scenes from Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.
February 20, 2018
Dublin Irish Dance
World-champion Irish step dancers, along with an eight-member traditional Irish band and vocalist. The troupe has toured the world performing shows including Riverdance.
March 15, 2018
An Evening With Brahms
German orchestra founded in 1491 on its first-ever tour of North America. Historically associated with musicians such as Johann Hummel, Franz Liszt and Richard Strauss.
April 19, 2018
Herbert W. Armstrong College Choral Union
The life of the biblical patriarch, presented in a modern, accessible performance involving college and Philadelphia Church of God singers as well as an orchestra.
May 10, 2018
A Legend Lives On
Glenn Miller Orchestra
The most popular big band in the world, now in its seventh decade, appears in one of its 300 live performances a year and presents its unique jazz sound.