New Year's Eve: Great Balls of Fire!

Pianist/singer Tony DeSare takes you on a journey, spanning more than a century of piano's greatest hits. Stops along the way highlight the perennial favorites of Elton John, Ray Charles, John Lennon and finishes off with Rhapsody in Blue.

Follow the performance with a post-concert party that includes a glass of champagne, a live performance and dancing all the way to the midnight countdown and beyond!


Dates and Tickets

  • 31 Dec (Sun) 2017 9:00PM

Running time

1 hour, 33 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance


S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall


Michael Krajewski


Known for his entertaining programs and clever humor, Michael Krajewski is a much sought after conductor of symphonic pops. He is Music Director of The Philly Pops and Principal Pops Conductor of the Houston, Atlanta and Jacksonville Symphonies.

Tony DeSare

Piano and Vocals

Named a “Rising Star” Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine’s Critics Poll, DeSare has lived up to the distinction by winning critical and popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.