Frankie Moreno and Tony DeSare: Dueling Pianos
Naples Philharmonic Pops
Jack Everly, principal pops conductor
Tony DeSare, piano and vocalist
Frankie Moreno, piano and vocalist
Let the battle commence!
Frankie Moreno and Tony DeSare return once again for a riveting musical duel at Hayes Hall accompanied by Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly and the Naples Philharmonic. Hear the sparks fly as the pianists battle it out on stage, covering an eclectic collection of music ranging from the Great American Songbook to rock ‘n’ roll, jazz and more.
Both recording artists and songwriters in their own right, Moreno and DeSare’s musical chemistry when they sit at the piano is undeniably electric. Back by popular demand, this performance will be energetic, playful and unforgettable. Don’t miss the chance to witness this musical duel for yourself!
Music and Museum
Tickets to this performance include same-day admission to The Baker Museum. Museum hours on day of performance: 10am-8pm. In addition, the doors to Hayes Hall will open 60 minutes prior to this performance. Arrive early to enjoy the exhibitions and light fare available at Heidi's Place.
The Naples Philharmonic Pops series is generously endowed by Mike and Anne Armstrong.
Jack Everly’s appearance as Principal Pops Conductor is generously endowed by John W.* and Jeanne M. Rowe.
The March 29 performance is generously sponsored by William and Lynda Steere.
Founded in 1982, the Naples Philharmonic normally performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts from September through June each year.
Meet the Musicians
Artistic and Music Director Designate Meet Alexander
Principal Pops Conductor Meet Jack
Artistic Partner Meet James
Associate Conductor Meet Radu
Assistant Conductor Meet Alvin
Jack Everly is the principal pops conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Naples Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa). He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, the San Francisco Symphony and numerous appearances with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center.
Celebrating his 12th anniversary as music director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS, Jack proudly leads the National Symphony Orchestra in these patriotic celebrations on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. These concerts attract hundreds of thousands of attendees on the lawn, and the broadcasts reach millions of viewers and are some of the highest-rated programming on PBS television.
View this month's program book to get general information about Artis—Naples and to read articles about this month’s activities. View the program insert* for specific information about this event.
* Program inserts will be available online approximately ten days prior to the event.