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St. Petersburg State Symphony performs special concert for classical music afficianados

The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra's repertoire is limitless thanks to a well-considered
policy of performing music of every epoch, genre and style, with particular attention
afforded to the music of living composers. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom prides itself on presenting superb talent from all over the world to our audiences. Once again the opportunity has arisen to introduce talent from the far reaches of the globe with an outstanding classical music performance by the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra from Russia. The St. […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Musicians pay tribute to Bluebird Records

Mark Hummel, left, seen here with Billy Boy Arnold, brings blues legends together for one performance at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Mark Hummel returns to Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 14 and brings more of his talented friends with him in this tribute to Bluebird Records. The Blues Harmonica Blowout has sold out in past performances and with the caliber of talent joining this evening’s activities, tickets will be in high demand. Grammy […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Unforgettable music lives on at ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’

"Smokey Joe’s Café: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller" plays at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 2, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan.  3, at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famers The Coasters featured  FOLSOM — The 20th anniversary national tour of Broadway’s longest running musical revue, “Smokey Joe’s Café,” rocks its way to Harris Center for the Arts, opening Jan. 2. This toe-tapping musical features some 38 Billboard hits from the legendary team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. This […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Holiday favorite dances onto Harris Center stage

The Moscow Classical Ballet, brought to the Harris Center by Robert Friedman presents, will perform “The Nutcracker,” a holiday favorite, in early December.  Courtesy photo

Tchaikovsky’s timeless tale of family and the magic of Christmas will bring people together at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom, Dec. 9 -12, to enjoy the merriment of the holidays, especially in this staging by the esteemed Moscow Classical Ballet. In talking about the Moscow Classical Ballet, Robert Friedman, president of Robert Friedman […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Great Irish celebration returns

Don't miss An Irish Christmas, a performance filled with dazzling songs and dances from the Emerald Isle, coming to Harris Center for the Arts Nov. 28-30. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — It just wouldn’t seem like the holidays at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom without the wildly successful An Irish Christmas making another welcome return. This popular show is a great Irish celebration, bringing joy, hope, laughter, friendship, celebration of life through storytelling, music, song, and dance in a night that sparkles […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Beauty and the Beast’ brings magic to Harris Center

Bell and Beast find love in the Disney classic. The Broadway version of the story comes to Folsom on Nov. 21.

FOLSOM — A North American national touring production Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning, worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom as a special part of the 2014-15 season. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage from Nov. 21- 26 […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Beautiful music, inspirational messages personify choir

The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir has become a symbol of peace, hope, humanity, and brotherhood throughout its homeland. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — With songs in their heart and praise on their lips, this talented gospel group from Darkar, Senegal has been touring the United States since early September. The singers will culminate their tour with select performances on the West Coast including a concert at Harris Center of the Arts in Folsom. This inspiring West African choir lifts […]

Comments Off / November 06, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »