Rogue Valley Symphony

A Gospel Christmas at
the Angus Bowmer Theatre

HOLIDAY POPS

Marques Jerrell Ruff returns to perform with the RV Symphony along with the Florida State University Gospel Choir. 
You last saw Marques on stage for the wildly successful Ellis Island by Peter Boyer back in March 2022.

Date, Time, and Location

Fri, Dec 13, 2024

7:30 PM – Ashland

Sat, Dec 14, 2024

3:00 PM – Medford

Sun, Dec 15, 2024

 3:00 PM – Grants Pass

Performance Duration

RVS Ticket Perks

Location - All Concerts in Ashland

What's Interesting About This Concert

  • Rogue Valley Symphony Composer-in-Residence, David Ludwig, is premiering an original work for RVS the first commissioned piece for the composer-in-residence program

  • The main theme of the Maestoso movement of the Organ Symphony has been featured as a melody in many pop songs and the main theme of the movie Babe (1995)

  • We are thrilled to welcome back a Rogue Valley favorite, Pianist Vijay Venkatesh! The Washington Post said of Venkatesh: “Vijay Venkatesh is blessed with it all: transcendent technique, unbridled passion, and irresistible charisma. He breathes with an oxygen of imagination.”

  • This is the Rogue Valley Symphony’s first time playing a piece featuring an Organ under the baton of Music Director Martin Majkut

Featured Artists

Martin Majkut

Music Director

FSU Gospel Choir

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Marques Ruff

FSU Music Director