ORLANDO, FL, January 30, 2018 –– Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and Morgan Stanley have again partnered to present Morgan Stanley Moments at Dr. Phillips Center, a platform that allows the arts center to curate and present exceptional performances.
In its second year, the series includes the extraordinary talents of GRAMMY®-winning artists: jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall on Saturday, February 3 and singer-songwriter Jason Mraz on Tuesday, March 13. Both performances will take place in the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater.
“We’re delighted that our partnership with Dr. Phillips Center enables us to give audiences and students exceptional experiences,” said Steve Freeman, Complex Manager of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management’s Central North Florida Complex. Morgan Stanley also provides funding for students to attend summer camp at the arts center.
Morgan Stanley’s engagement with the arts center began three years ago with the Morgan Stanley Jazz Series and has grown into a multi-year agreement.
“Our alignment with Morgan Stanley is a great example of how successful business partnerships work,” said Kathy Ramsberger, president and CEO of Dr. Phillips Center. “By leveraging our collective resources, we’ve both experienced incremental growth and been able to tap into new audiences for our programs. It’s a win-win that we look forward to continuing to grow.”
Morgan Stanley Moments at Dr. Phillips Center includes: Diana Krall, Turn Up The Quiet Tour Saturday, February 3, 2018 8 p.m.
GRAMMY®-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer Diana Krall is kicking off the third leg of her Turn Up The Quiet world tour across North America—featuring fan favorites from her repertoire, as well as material from her stunning new album Turn Up The Quiet, out now on Verve Records. Earning critical praise, MOJO Magazine calls the new album “spectacular” and says Krall is “on top form.” People Magazine writes, “Diana Krall’s new music will have fans falling for her all over again.”
Krall is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. To date, her albums have garnered five GRAMMY Awards, eight Juno® Awards and have also earned nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum albums. Her unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time.
An Evening with Jason Mraz Solo Acoustic in association with Live Nation Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Time: 7:30 p.m.
Jason Mraz has quietly amassed a diverse fan base throughout all parts of the globe. Since getting his start in coffeehouses in San Diego, Mraz has brought his positive message and soulful, folk-pop sound to rapt audiences around the world through his vibrant recordings, humorous live performances, and philanthropic efforts. Along the way, he has earned numerous platinum certifications for his various releases, made pop history with his record-breaking classic single, “I’m Yours” and “I Won’t Give Up,” racked up two Grammy Awards, won the prestigious Songwriter Hall of Fame Hal David Award, and sold out amphitheaters and arenas across the globe, including sell-outs at such iconic venues as The Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and London’s O2 Arena.
A dedicated artist and gentleman farmer, Mraz is first and foremost a committed global citizen. His impassioned social activism and philanthropic efforts span from environmental advocacy to ardent support for human rights. His own Jason Mraz Foundation serves to shine for arts education and the advancement of equality. Through it all, Jason Mraz continually confirms and celebrates music’s myriad forms and miraculous power, inspiring and delighting his countless fans around the world.
Two additional artists in the Morgan Stanley Moments at Dr. Phillips Center series will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for all performances may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.
About Morgan Stanley Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.
About Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating the state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts for Every Life by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Dr. Phillips Center AdventHealth School of the Arts, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion includes Steinmetz Hall, a 1,700-seat acoustical theater, along with rehearsal, classroom, office space and commercial development spaces. Dr. Phillips Center is a private non-profit collaborating with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the City of Winter Park, the State of Florida and generous donors.