New Year’s Eve Champagne Pops
New Year’s Eve Champagne Pops with the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra Ring in 2022 with a New Year’s Eve concert, ...
New Year’s Eve Champagne Pops with the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra
Ring in 2022 with a New Year’s Eve concert, featuring special guest conductor Dr. Dirk Hillyer and guest vocalist Jacyn Tremblay.
The festive New Year’s Eve performance will feature music from Broadway to Hollywood, including selections from Frozen, The Greatest Showman, Cabaret, Chicago, The Godfather, West Side Story, and a collection of Gershwin swing favorites, designed to make audiences, laugh, cry, and tap their toes.
Guest conductor Dr. Dirk Hillyer is an award-winning conductor and musician who has performed for over two decades on both the regional and national stage. His experiences range from the classical genre to “pops” music of Broadway and film, including two national tours for Disney’s “Disney-in-Concert.” His Hillyer Festival Orchestra (HFO) has given 150 performances over the past 23 years on the North Shore and in Boston, including playing Boston’s Hatch Shell on the Esplanade for five consecutive years.
Vocalist Jacyn Tremblay is a singer, songwriter, and recording artist who currently performs throughout New England with the 11-piece band Beantown. Her musical credits include single releases on Universal/Motown Records in the pop/R&B vocal group Jada, pop/rock singles with Venus Mars Project, performing as a regularly featured soloist with the Hillyer Festival Orchestra and most recently with trumpet virtuoso Jay Daly and the BBQ Brass.
Event Venue Map
Step over the threshold of this landmark 1878 Victorian theater—the oldest in New Hampshire—and into the Beaux Arts Founders Lobby. Go upstairs, and through the restored upper lobby is the elegant 895-seat auditorium that has welcomed artists ranging from Thomas Edison, Mark Twain, and Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show to Tony Bennett and Ray Lamontagne. Patrons greet friends and neighbors in this community great room, a gathering place for conversation dating back to the days of Frederick Douglass. The original hardwood floor and horseshoe balcony ensure superior acoustics for stage and screen events. View Seating Chart