The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra presents the third concert of the 2019-2020 Acxiom Pops Live! Concert Series: Tribute to the Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin, Saturday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 15th at 3:00 p.m. in the Robinson Center.

The Pops! Live series is sponsored by Acxiom. Tribute to the Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin is sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield.

This program features returning favorite Capathia Jenkins and three-time Grammy Award nominee Ryan Shaw. The concert will feature iconic hits including “Respect,” “Think,” “A Natural Woman,” “Chain of Fools,” “Amazing Grace,” and many others.

Tickets are $16, $36, $57, and $70; active duty military and student tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at ArkansasSymphony.org; at the Robinson Center street-level box office beginning 90 minutes prior to a concert; or by phone at 501-666-1761, ext.

1. All Arkansas students grades K-12 are admitted to Sunday’s matinee free of charge with the purchase of an adult ticket using the Entergy Kids’ Ticket, downloadable at arkansassymphony.org/freekids.

Artists

Geoffrey Robson, conductor

(bio: arkansassymphony.org/geoffrey-robson)

Capathia Jenkins, vocals

(bio: arkansassymphony.org/capathia-jenkins)

Ryan Shaw, vocals

(bio: arkansassymphony.org/ryan-shaw)

Program:

VARIOUS                                                       Aretha Overture, Orchestra

DON COVEY                                                  Chain of Fools, Jenkins

BURT BACHARACH/ HAL DAVID                I Say a Little Prayer, Jenkins

DESYLVA/ BROWN/ HENDERSON             Birth of Blues, Shaw

PAUL SIMON                                                 Bridge Over Troubled Water, Orchestra

SAGER/ HAMLISCH                                      Nobody Does It Better, Jenkins

TRADITIONAL                                                 What a Friend We Have in Jesus/ Climbing Higher Mountains, Jenkins

JIMMY WEBB                                                 MacArthur Park, Orchestra

KATHERINE BATES/ SAM WARD                 America the Beautiful, Shaw

OTIS REDDING                                                Respect, Jenkins & Shaw

Intermission

VARIOUS                                                          Salute to Ray Charles, Orchestra

JAMES BROWN                                               I Got You (I Feel Good), Shaw

IRVING GORDON                                            Unforgettable, Jenkins & Shaw

GOFFIN/ KING/ WEXLER                               (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Jenkins

SAM COOKE                                                    A Change is Gonna Come, Shaw

STEVIE WONDER                                            Isn’t She Lovely, Orchestra

HARRY WARREN                                             At Last, Jenkins

WOODS/ CAMPBELL/ CONNELLY                 Try a Little Tenderness, Shaw

TRADITIONAL                                                  Amazing Grace, Jenkins & Shaw

ARETHA FRANKLIN/ TED WHITE                  Think (from The Blues Brothers), Jenkins & Shaw