Brigham Young University’s Young Ambassadors will perform “Heartsongs: Melodies of Love” in the de Jong Concert Hall Jan. 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee.
Tickets are $12, with discounts available for alumni, students, employees, senior citizens and groups. Tickets can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at byuarts.com.
“Heartsongs: Melodies of Love” highlights some of the world’s all-time favorite love songs in a vibrant musical journey through the rollercoaster of life. “Heartsongs” celebrates life’s unforgettable seasons of love in a spirited, 90-minute showcase appropriate for family members of all ages.
The Young Ambassadors’ production presents a variety of songs that accompany those moments in life when love touches us in unexpected ways, including show tunes from award-winning Broadway musicals such as How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Cinderella and Thoroughly Modern Millie and international hits by the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Adele and Michael Jackson.
Wearing colorful costumes and filling the stage with a kaleidoscope of dance and musical styles, the Young Ambassadors’ concerts provide a glimpse of their unique vision of international understanding, born of decades of goodwill tours around the world. Dance styles range from tap to the syncopated rhythms of the Caribbean islands, while featuring the next generation of contemporary sounds and choreography.
Now in their 46th year, the BYU Young Ambassadors have crisscrossed much of the globe. Beginning with their premier performance at Expo ’70 in Osaka, Japan, they have performed in 67 countries, appearing before millions of appreciative audience members, often including royalty and government leaders from many nations. Don’t miss this heartwarming concert in BYU’s de Jong Concert Hall before their upcoming tour to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana in April 2016.