Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate 40 years

As part of its 40th-anniversary celebration, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present London’s world-renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with principal guest conductor and violin soloist Pinchas Zukerman on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016.

As part of its 40th-anniversary celebration, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present London’s world-renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with principal guest conductor and violin soloist Pinchas Zukerman on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. (Submitted photo)

The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate its 40th anniversary and 2015-16 season with a concert by the world-renowned Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with principal guest conductor and violin soloist Pinchas Zukerman, on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. 

The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located at 7380 E. Second St. in downtown Scottsdale. Free parking is available in the public parking garage located to the west of the center on Wells Fargo Avenue.

Other classical highlights of the season include the Virginia G. Piper Concert Series featuring pianists Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Emanuel Ax, Orion Weiss and Angela Hewitt, and the return of Keyboard Conversations With Jeffrey Siegel and Close Encounters With Music.

“This year marks a proud milestone for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts as we celebrate its 40th anniversary and distinguished tradition of bringing the world’s greatest musicians to Scottsdale,” said Neale Perl, president and CEO of the Scottsdale Cultural Council.

Tickets are now on sale to the general public. Additional information is available through the center’s website www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers a variety of ticket discounts for members at the Duet level and above, groups of 10 or more and those purchasing packages to four or more events in one order.

The center also provides free tickets to selected events for eligible students, teachers and veterans, and 50-percent off tickets to selected events for patrons 29 and under. Visit www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org/visit/tickets-discounts/ or call 480-499-TKTS (8587) for more information.

“The 2015–16 season brings together virtuoso artists new to our stage as well as returning favorites. We’re also honored to present the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with the acclaimed violinist Pinchas Zukerman playing and conducting. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear this world-class orchestra in our 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater,” said Mr. Perl.

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