The Philly POPS Memorial Salute Concert

Larry Blank, Conductor

Mann Center for the Performing Arts

5201 Parkside Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
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May 27, 2017
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Sat, May 27, 2017
Doors Open at 5pm

Larry Blank, conductor

Doug LaBrecque, vocalist

Christina Saffran, vocalist

The Voices of the POPS

The Philly POPS presents the second annual ComcastNBCUniversal Memorial Salute at the Mann, a community concert honoring the American tradition of service on Saturday, May 27 at 7pm during Memorial Day weekend. In celebration of those who serve, all tickets to the concert will be provided free of charge. Particular blocks of tickets will be provided for veterans, active military, Philadelphia police officers, and firefighters – plus local students and Boy and Girl Scouts.

To request your free tickets to this concert simply REGISTER on EventBrite and you will receive a ticket voucher as confirmation. Please bring this voucher with you (or have available on your mobile device) to the Mann Center day of event. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis within Sections B, C, the Terrace and the Lawn.

For groups of 20 or more should call 215.546.7900 ext. 101.

The Salute Series is made possible through the generous support of Presenting Sponsor Comcast NBCUniversal, of Pina Templeton, PARX Casino and the City of Philadelphia.

Guest Artist

Doug LaBrecque, vocalist


Doug LaBrecque has thrilled theatre audiences as The Phantom and Raoul in the Harold Prince production of The Phantom of the Opera, as well as Ravenal in the Hal Prince revival of Showboat in Canada and Chicago. He was featured in Oscar Hammerstein’s 100th Birthday Celebration on Broadway at The Gershwin Theatre, and toured nationally with Les Miserables. Regionally, Doug has performed leading roles in Candide, A Chorus Line, and Man of LaMancha, among many others. One of the most prolific concert performers of his generation, Doug has been a soloist with some of the world’s finest symphony orchestras, including The National Symphony, The Korean National Symphony, The Israel Philharmonic, The Shanghai Radio Orchestra, The Vancouver and Calgary Symphonies, The Atlanta Symphony, The San Francisco Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, and with Marvin Hamlisch at the Ravinia Festival with The Chicago Symphony and with The Pittsburgh Symphony. In a tribute to Richard Rodgers, Doug made his Carnegie Hall debut as a soloist with the New York Pops, the same season he debuted with The Boston Pops. Doug also recently appeared in Alba, Italy, as the guest soloist in an all-Bernstein concert and returned to the International Music Festival in The Czech Republic.

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