PHILLY’S FIRST EVER MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT SET FOR MAY 28
FREE TICKETS FOR 2,000 MILITARY, VETS, POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, AND OTHER FIRST RESPONDERS
PHILLY POPS AND THE MANN PRESENT MEMORIAL SALUTEFEATURING 65-PIECE POPS ORCHESTRA, NATIVE PHILADELPHIANS AND BROADWAY STARS ALLISON BLACKWELL AND HUGH PANARO AS VOCALISTS, AND VOICES OF THE POPS ENSEMBLE
Symphony orchestras across the country are downsizing because of dwindling attendance, but in an unusual twist, certain shows are delighting a new generation of fans and helping concert halls sell more tickets.
At the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, a symphony orchestra played to a crowd where some fans were actually dressed in costume, CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports.
Fans were there to experience music from their favorite video game, "The Legend of Zelda," organized in a four-movement symphony.
Francesca Buchalski leaned heavily on plastic foam, floral wire and other craft-store staples to assemble evening wear for her first orchestra concert last month at Philadelphia’s Mann Center for the Performing Arts.