Symphony NB Goes Pop!

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SNB join forces with Jeans n’Classics to present The ABBA show with performances in Moncton, Fredericton and Saint John. 

Symphony New Brunswick joins forces with Jeans’ n Classics for an exciting collaboration performing the music of sensational pop band ABBA. Hear full symphonic renditions of ABBA’s all-time greatest hits in this grand celebration of one of the most beloved pop groups of all time.

For almost 20 years, Jeans’n Classics’ approach to combining world-class pop musicians and symphonies has drawn record-setting capacity crowds. Founded by musician/composer Peter Brennan, Jeans’n Classics works with over 100 orchestras in venues throughout North America, and has created almost 1000 original rock and pop orchestrations which are presented across 45 unique and exciting productions.

The show will feature lead vocalists Katalin Kiss, Andrea Koziol, Stephanie Martin, Lis Soderberg. They will perform an array of Classics including Mamma Mia, Knowing Me Knowing You, Chiquitita, The Winner Takes it All, I Have A Dream, among others.

On the podium will be Canadian guest conductor Martin MacDonald. MacDonald is one of Canada’s most dynamic and outstanding young conductors. He served as resident conductor of Symphony Nova Scotia from 2008-2011 and has appeared with orchestras across Canada, including those of the National Arts Centre, Edmonton, Hamilton, London, Niagara, Thunder Bay, Windsor, Sudbury, and many others.

“I’m so delighted to come and conduct Symphony New Brunswick. As a born and bred Maritimer, the chance to come back to the East Coast and work with your fine musicians will be just a thrill.” says MacDonald.

“We have such an exciting program of the timeless music of ABBA to present, and the musicians of Jeans ‘n Classics never disappoint. I’ve conducted many of their programs on several occasions and they always deliver with top notch musicianship and dynamic charisma. Don’t miss this one!”

The ABBA Show: 

April 15 at the Capitol Theatre in Moncton at 7:30
April 16 at the Playhouse in Fredericton at 7:30
April 17 at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John 7:30

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