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Hollywood Concert Orchestra to perform ‘A Night at the Oscars’

The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Hollywood Concert Orchestra in A Night at the Oscars Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall. The concert will feature romantic movie themes ideal for Valentine’s Day and perfectly timed for the Feb. 28 Academy Awards ceremony.

Tickets for the concert are $25-$45 and are discounted for UGA students. Tickets can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at or by calling 706-542-4400.

The Hollywood Concert Orchestra was founded in 1999 and has become one of the premier pops ensembles in the world. The orchestra tours extensively across the U.S. as well as Europe, China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea with a unique presentation featuring special arrangements of the music that made the movies.

For A Night at the Oscars, the orchestra will be joined by award-winning tenor Eamon Pereyara and soprano Sarah Stead.

Stead earned a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance at the Catholic University of America and continued her studies at Georgia Southern University.

The Hollywood Concert Orchestra’s program will include some of the most popular film scores of the past 75 years, including My Fair Lady, An American in Paris, Chicago, The Sting, West Side Story, The Wizard of Oz, The Sound of Music, Superman, Titanic and James Bond movies.