These cutting-edge illusionists perform sleight-of-hand, perplexing interactive mind magic, hilarious comedy, dangerous escapes, and large-scale illusions. These modern masters display skills that have taken a lifetime to perfect.
The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra is celebrated for its interpretations of classical symphony repertoire. Led by distinguished conductor, Yousheng Lin, the concert will feature pieces by Verdi and Dvořák, along with Yellow River Piano Concerto, based on a work by the famous Chinese composer, Xian Xinghai. Concerto soloist Siheng Song was the first Chinese musician to receive the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Piano Competition award, and has been praised as a leading pianist of the new generation in Europe.
Legendary singer Johnny Mathis, celebrating his 62nd year as a recording artist, returns to Daytona Beach, Florida for the first time in many years to perform his greatest hits & personal favorites at the Peabody Auditorium on January 31, 2019. Come hear why Johnny will always be the Voice of Romance!
Cirque Musica’s all new program, Crescendo, will feature spectacular international cirque artists performing a theatrical production in artistic union with the Jacksonville Symphony. Join us for an afternoon of beauty, thrills and majesty, accompanied by a variety of popular classical music selections, including Ravel’s Bolero, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, the Flight of the Bumblebee from Tsar Saltan by Rimsky-Korsakov, and many more.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story is touring the United States this fall! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, featuring a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more.
Join the Peabody Foundation and the Mystic Krewe of the XIIth Night Revelers for Mardi Gras for the Peabody – A Party with a Purpose! Admission is only $100 per person and includes two drink tickets, complimentary Samuel Adams bar, Oyster bar, traditional New Orleans fare and Hurricane drinks, dancing on the Peabody stage with DJ and assorted entertainment. Must be 21+ to attend. No refunds.
The best of the best London musicians, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields is renowned for its fresh, brilliant classical music interpretations, and an incredible lexicon of recordings. One of America’s foremost pianists, Jeremy Denk, will also serve as the evening’s conductor. Denk has earned high praise for his talents, including from the New York Times which raved about “his penetrating intellectual engagement with the music, and for the generosity of his playing.”
The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award® winning film, FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan.
Mesmerizing and universally beloved, it has been 8 years since Swan Lake has graced the Peabody stage. The ballet famously brings to life the magical story of Odette as the White Swan and Odile as the Black Swan, along with a heroic Prince and evil sorcerer. The Russian National Ballet will bring its vast performance experience and infinite dedication to the art of dance and classical ballet to this breathtakingly beautiful staging of Swan Lake.
Experience the Grammy® Nominated Celtic Woman on their all-new tour, Ancient Land.Celebrating the centuries-old Irish tradition of telling stories through song: stories of the land, stories of love and stories of dancing. Ancient land is sure to capture the hearts of audiences everywhere. Celtic Woman combines the country's finest musical talents with epic stage production to present a uniquely inspiring live experience.
Join the Peabody Foundation at the annual Art of Giving Gala on Thursday, March 21, 2019 as we kick-off The Peabody’s 100th Anniversary Celebration!
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to the Peabody Auditorium. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Acade my Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp. THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.
The GRAMMY® award winning Buffalo Philharmonic returns to The Peabody for a spectacular season finale. The orchestra made history in 1998 by appointing JoAnn Falletta as its new maestra, making her the first female music director of a major U.S. symphony orchestra. This matinee will include Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 featuring the fabulous Fabio Bidini, in his third appearance here in Daytona Beach.
KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.