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Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz and Friends

Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz and Friends

Mélisse Brunet, conductor 
Stephen Schwartz, special guest

Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz and Friends” has enthralled audiences around the world for over two decades — and received a standing ovation at every stop along the way. The beloved songs of the Grammy and Oscar-winning songwriter are given breathtaking performances by world-class vocalists. This uplifting, soul-stirring concert features hits from classic shows like Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked including “Magic to Do,” “Colors of the Wind,” “Corner of the Sky,” “Day by Day,” “When You Believe,” “Defying Gravity” and more. It’s an unforgettable evening of magical musical theatre. 



A Wicked Night at the Symphony Gala – Saturday, October 12 

Join us for a Wicked black-tie affair with a special guest appearance by musical theater composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Proceeds fund the Symphony’s Mind Over Music® school programs.   

A Beautiful Day at the Symphony VIP Luncheon – Sunday, October 13 

Make it a Wicked weekend by joining us Sunday for a three-course luncheon at Symphony Hall. VIP experience includes a meet and greet with Stephen Schwartz and a ticket to the matinee performance of “Defying Gravity.” 

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