Chamber Singers and Concert Choir perform at the 75th Klein Gala!
For tickets, visit: http://theklein.org/111415-the-klein-75/
The Klein will celebrate its 75th Anniversary with an unprecedented concert, hosted by Paul Shaffer, featuring resident performing arts company that regularly perform at this historic landmark. The Celebration Concert will proudly represent the best of the memorable history of the musical, dance and civic events that have graced the stage during the past 75 years! We are extremely grateful to our participating partners who readily agreed to perform in this exciting event. The finale will include all organizations coming together to perform a spectacular tribute to Bridgeport.
Participating in this concert are:
Greater Bridgeport Symphony, which has been performing at The Klein for 70 seasons
New England Ballet Company
Fairfield County Children’s Choir
Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras
student singers and dancers from The Klein’s innovative after school program ASK
as well as students from All Stars Project of Bridgeport
Joel Martin, creator of “Jazzical” and The Klein’s Annual “Footsteps of Peace”
Special Appearances By:
George Mintz, president of the Bridgeport chapter of the NAACP in a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who spoke at The Klein on several occasions
Kathleen Maher, Executive Director of The Barnum Museum, In tribute to P.T. Barnum
relatives of Klein benefactor Jacob Klein
A segment on Fairfield Theatre Company, which has presented over 100 concerts at The Klein in recent years
Recent Ringmasters from the Barnum Festival
With MORE to be announced!
To kick off the K75 Celebration we are offering patrons a 20% Discount on the following four events when purchased together:
FTC: Wynton Marsalis W/ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (11/5)
The Klein @ 75: The Celebration Concert (11/14)
GBS: Bethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Mendelssohn Choir (12/12)
NEBC: 24th Annual Nutcracker (12/19 – 12/20)
To take advantage of this package please contact The Klein’s box office:
(800) 424-0160 or email
Come celebrate the season and get excited about 2016, as choristers of the Fairfield County Children’s Choir raise their voices in a new program of holiday music, including a stirring arrangement of Auld Lang Syne to get us ready to Ring in the New Year! Join us for this festive program! Tickets will be available online starting November 6 at the http://theklein.org/
West Side Story, Matilda, Newsies, and Hairspsray are the exciting musicals featured in this season’s celebration of Broadway! In addition to rousing choruses, student soloists will offer their unique interpretations of the songs we all love. The fantastic FCCC orchestra will join us on stage and add its own pizzazz to this not-to-be-missed evening of story and song! What’s more, the spotlight will shine on our annual Silent Auction taking place in the theater lobby before the concert and during intermission!
Tickets are available online starting January 2, 2016 at: theklein.org
Celebrated choral composer, conductor, and music educator Rollo Dilworth will be our special guest for this concert in which FCCC will premiere a new piece he has written just for us! Dr. Dilworth is renowned for his compositions and arrangements of Gospel music and spirituals, and our program will feature several of his works along with other Gospel and folk music, capturing the joy and hope of springtime.
Tickets available online starting April 7 at theklein.org