CABARET AT DULING HALL SERIES
Our famous Duling Hall Cabaret Series is presented at this well known entertainment venue in Fondren on selected Monday nights throughout each season.
The music for this series is chosen from the vast world of American Musical Theatre and popular music. These fun and relaxed concerts have become more and more popular with our patrons who can hear wonderful musical theatre performers up close. From Cabaret Soirée to The Eclectic Guitar: An Evening with Barry Leach each performance will leave you wanting more!
An Evening of Broadway from Stage to Screen
September 18, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. | Duling Hall
Join us for an offering of smart and witty songs that reveal an array of emotions and textures, as well as lyrics that are sometimes risqué and often quite deeply emotional.Soprano Amy Pfrimmer and pianist Dreux Montegut share Broadway’s vast arsenal of humor, sensuality, and yearning. The show includes songs written for stage and film by Gershwin, Kern, Porter, and Weill. You will hear instantly recognizable favorites paired with Broadway’s more obscure, unheralded gems. Join us for the fun!
Alexander Awards Concert
October 16, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. | Duling Hall
This year we changed the name of our annual Voices of Mississippi Competition to the John Alexander Vocal Competition. John Alexander (1923-1990) was an internationally known operatic tenor from Meridian, Mississippi.
The purpose of this competition is to identify and recognize outstanding vocal opera and musical theatre talent, from and in the state of Mississippi. Competition winners will perform in the Alexander Awards Concert
Amahl and the Night Visitors
December 10, 2017 | 2:30 p.m. | Duling Hall
A lovely family-friendly Christmas opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors tells of the story of the night the Three Kings who are following the star to Bethlehem. They stop for shelter at the home of Amahl, a poor, crippled shepherd boy who lives with his widowed mother. Inspired by the Wise Mens’ tale of a kingdom “built on love alone,” Amahl offers his own simple gift to the Christ Child…and then a miracle happens…..
A treasured Mississippi Opera tradition and one of the most popular operas of all time ― Amahl and the Night Visitors!
The King of Rock and Roll
An Evening of Elvis Presley
Starring Victor Trevino
January 12, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | Duling Hall
You will absolutely think that you are listening to Elvis live! THE King of Rock and Roll was one of the most popular musical giants of the 20th century.Victor Trevino Jr., one of the top Elvis Tribute Artists in the world, has performed in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. He has opened for Grammy Award-winning acts and had the honor to work with many of Elvis’s colleagues such as Wanda Jackson, Joe Esposito, Art Adams, and DJ Fontana (Elvis’s original drummer).
Musically Ever After
Starring Nick Perna and Mandy Spivak
February 12, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | Duling Hall
Enjoy a lighthearted and occasionally sentimental journey through the behind-the-scenes life of two performers in a relationship.
Join Mandy Spivak and Nicholas Perna as they will share a voyage through the silly, chaotic, and often surreal life of two artists sharing love, children, and art. This fanciful evening will feature some of your favorite Broadway show tunes, as well as the 21st century’s most popular musical theatre songs.
The Eclectic Guitar:
An Evening with Barry Leach
March 19, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | Duling Hall
Barry is a guitarist’s guitarist known for his amazing guitar technique in rock, pop, jazz, and classical music. If you love guitar do not miss this showThe show consists of a variety of original solo guitar pieces, well-known songs, and vocals. Voted multiple times as “Best Musician” by the Jackson Free Press, he has performed and/or recorded with numerous artists including the Dee Barton Orchestra, HBO, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Carmine Appice, Dorothy Moore, The Vamps, and The Barry Leach Group.
British Invasion II- Sgt. Pepper’s and Beyond
May 12, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | Duling Hall
Our original “British Invasion” show celebrated the arrival of the Beatles in the U.S. in 1964 and the start of the British Invasion. It included music by the Beatles, the Dave Clark Five, the Kinks, the Rolling Stones, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Herman’s Hermits, and The Who.
“British Invasion II” picks up where last years smash hit left off. It begins with Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and continues with more music by the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Queen, and goes all the way to Pink Floyd’s groundbreaking The Wall.