GRAMMY Award-Winning Performer Joshua Henry to Join ProMusica for 2024 Soirée

VIP pre-sale for the Soirée Benefit & Concert has begun, general ticket on-sale begins Dec. 14

(Columbus, OH) – Led by conductor David Danzmayr, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra’s 2024 Soirée Benefit & Concert will feature Canadian-American actor and singer Joshua Henry alongside the orchestra. The annual fundraiser will take place on Friday, March 15, 2024, at the Southern Theatre. ProMusica subscribers have access to pre-sale tickets through December 13. General tickets go on sale to the public on Dec. 14 at 11 a.m.

Henry is a GRAMMY Award-winning performer and recording artist best known for his Tony- nominated leading roles in Carousel, The Scottsboro Boys, and Violet, as well as ‘Aaron Burr ‘in the first U.S. tour and Chicago productions of Hamilton. Other accolades include roles in Waitress, Carousel, In the Heights, the Broadway revival of Into the Woods, ABC’s Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration, the film production of tick, tick…BOOM!, Apple TV+’s show See, and more.

“Each year, our audiences eagerly anticipate the announcement of our Soirée guest artist, and this year we are so excited to have Joshua Henry featured with ProMusica,” said Janet Chen, ProMusica’s CEO. “He follows an incredible list of past Soiree artists such as Leslie Odom, Jr, Jon Batiste, Rhiannon Giddens, and Renee Elise Goldberry – and his show will be equally dazzling, fun, and electric. Whether you’re a longtime fan or have never been to one of our concerts, we know you won’t want to miss Joshua’s incredible talent and artistry.”

The Soirée pre-concert party will begin at 6 p.m. in The Westin Great Southern Hotel Ballroom (310 S. High St.), and the concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the adjoining Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.). All proceeds from the Soirée will support the orchestra’s artistic and outreach programs.

Tickets for the 2024 Soirée Benefit & Concert will be available to current ProMusica subscribers Dec. 12-13 during an exclusive pre-sale. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Dec. 14 at 11 a.m., available for purchase through the ProMusica Box Office and online at via Ticketmaster. Concert-only tickets will cost $45 to $95 and Patron Packages to attend both the party and the concert will range from $250-$350. A portion of each package is tax-deductible.

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra delivers a world-class and unique classical music experience— through innovative chamber orchestra programming, education outreach, audience intimacy, and artistic excellence. Recognized for its commitment to performing new and contemporary repertoire, ProMusica has commissioned 68 new works and has presented more than 110 premieres.

Bringing worldwide talent to Columbus since 1978, ProMusica offers an adventurous musical experience through intimate performances on the stages of the Southern Theatre and The Fives. The orchestra, comprised of 37 musicians, showcases homegrown talents, rising stars, and guest artists of international acclaim. Beyond the concert hall, the orchestra is equally at home throughout the community, serving thousands of individuals through key education and outreach programs. Known for its dual traditions of artistic integrity and fiscal responsibility, ProMusica is now in its 45th season.

ProMusica’s 2023-2024 season is supported by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, The Columbus Foundation, the Ohio Arts Council, Nationwide, the Reinberger Foundation, and the ProMusica Sustaining Board. Media support is provided by WOSU Classical 101 FM.