The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra is thrilled to partner with The Zoetic Theatre to present HPO Movie Night at the Zoetic.
This is the second film night themed around the HPO’s 2014-15 concerts that will be presented on the big screen. Each night also includes a special pre-film live music feature that enhances the audience’s movie-going experience.
Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30pm
Ray is a biographical film focusing on 30 years of the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. Raised on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles Robinson went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Jamie Foxx received an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ray Charles. Starring Jamie Foxx and Kerry Washington.
Pre-film feature: The Mohawk Jazz Trio will perform and HPO horn player Neil Spaulding is interviewed about what it was like to play with Ray Charles in a series of concerts in the 1990s.
NOTE: Reservations have closed for this event.
Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase tickets to the HPO’s concert Ray Charles: A Tribute on October 18 at 7:30pm at Hamilton Place.