The Center announces 2012-2013 season


B. B. King

Artistic director Michael Feinstein and interim CEO/President Frank Basile unveiled the 2012-13 season at the Center for the Performing Arts – home of The Palladium, The Tarkington and The Studio. “The 2012-13 Season presented by St.Vincent Health” will offer five subscription series: Classics, Songbook, Jazz & Blues, Country & Bluegrass, and Dance. Additional performances, including Pop, Spotlight, Family and Holiday will be included in the 2012-13 season as single ticket events.

“I’m certain subscribers will be delighted with our lineup of iconic musicians and performers,” said Artistic Director Michael Feinstein. “The new season was conceived as a showcase for artistic beauty and our guests fully embrace the Center’s focus on world-class performances. From the lyrical vocals of Johnny Mathis to the expressive footwork of Savion Glover, I can hardly wait to share the season ahead. Each series is composed of the best and brightest, backed by their impeccable artistic reputations.”

Highlights include concerts by BBC Concert Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Celtic Thunder and B.B. King. The Country series brings Josh Turner, Martina McBride and the Oak Ridge Boys. Dance performances include Savion Glover and MOMIX.

Renewals for current subscribers and new subscription sales begin at 8 a.m. at the Palladium box office on Monday, April 23. Phone orders may be placed beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 23. Special events including Pop, Spotlight, Family and Holiday will complete the season. Subscribers will be able to purchase tickets to these events prior to single ticket sales to the general public. The only way to guarantee seats to these special events is to subscribe.

Subscribe by calling the Center’s box office at 317-843-3800 or toll-free at 877-909-2787. The season lineup is outlined on the Center for the Performing Arts’ website:

Subscribing to the 2012-13 Season presented by St.Vincent Health offers multiple benefits, including priority seat selection, savings on single tickets (up to 15%) as well as discounts on additional single tickets for shows presented by the Center for the Performing Arts.