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Friday | October 20 | 7:30 P.M.
Saturday | October 21 | 7:30 P.M.
Visalia Fox Theatre 

Ask almost anyone what the best movie of the Star Wars films is, and they’ll probably answer: “The Empire Strikes Back.” John Williams created some of the most fantastic music of the nine films for this specific score. Bring the whole family along on the adventure with Luke, Leia, and Han as they continue their adventures, and witness one of the most famous lines in movie history, “Luke, I am your father!” 

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POWER TO THE PIANO featuring guest artist, Dominic Cheli
Saturday | November 18 | 7:30 P.M.
Visalia Fox Theatre

APRIL 20, 2023 | 7:00PM | CELLAR DOOR

(California Festival—Gershwin 2nd Rhapsody)
Dominic Cheli, piano

Gershwin: Second Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Many of our best-selling programs highlight one specific instrument: the piano. It seems that composers wrote some of their most inspired music for the piano with orchestral accompaniment. Come hear two of the best examples: Rachmaninoff’s
“Rhapsody” was made even more famous after it was used extensively in the film “Somewhere in Time” and Gershwin’s famous Rhapsody in Blue got a sequel: his Second Rhapsody. Don’t miss the chance to hear not one but TWO concertos in one concert.


Elf in Concert
Friday | December 1
 | 7:30 P.M.
Saturday | December 2 | 7:30 P.M.
Visalia Fox Theatre

APRIL 20, 2023 | 7:00PM | CELLAR DOOR

Experience your favorite Christmas film transformed with the music of a live symphony orchestra in Elf™ in Concert! For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of this holiday classic while a live symphony orchestra performs John Debney’s wonderful score and Santa Claus soars across the big screen in high-definition.

ELF and all related characters and elements © & ™ New Line Productions, Inc. (s23)


GISELLE featuring State Street Ballet
Saturday | February 10 | 7:30 P.M.
Visalia Fox Theatre

APRIL 20, 2023 | 7:00PM | CELLAR DOOR

State Street Ballet is proud to present one of the most beloved ballets of all time, Giselle. This iconic romantic ballet is a
must-see, a timeless story that has touched millions of hearts since its premiere in 1841. With a superb international cast of State Street Ballet dancers, this classic tale of immortal love will come to life like never before.

Choreographers Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot
Music by Adolphe Adam

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Saturday | March 9 | 7:30 P.M.
Visalia Fox Theatre

APRIL 20, 2023 | 7:00PM | CELLAR DOOR

Sibelius: Finlandia
Bartok: Miraculous Mandarin Suite
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

If controversy is a good thing, several of our cherished classics started out as banned works. As is so often the case, this controversy only added to their allure. Come and hear what all the fuss is about. From the nationalism of Finlandia to
the risqué plot of Miraculous Mandarin and the forced revelry of Shostakovich, this program has something for everyone.

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AMERICAN ICONS featuring guest artists, Time for Three
Saturday | April 20 | 7:30 P.M.
Visalia Fox Theatre

APRIL 20, 2023 | 7:00PM | CELLAR DOOR

Kevin Puts: Contact
Time for Three
Copland: Symphony No. 3

Our three-year festival of American Icons ends with new and old. Time for Three wow-ed our audience to kick off this festival, and now they return to close with music from their grammy winning recording. Copland is the father of the American sound, and his Third Symphony is increasingly recognized as his most outstanding achievement. Help us wrap up the American Icons Festival with this fabulous final entry.

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