Hollywood Old & New ConcertPurchase Tickets
George Stellutoconductor
Greg Battonemcee
Dan Diorioemcee
2:00 pm lobby
3:00 pm start

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A Tribute to Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone: Theme from Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Ennio Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission (1986)

The Golden Age
Max Steiner: Suite from Casablanca (1942)
Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein: Suite from The Sound of Music (1965)

The Epics
Miklós Rózsa: Overture to El Cid (1961)
Elmer Bernstein: Suite from The Ten Commandments (1956)

Heroes and Villains
Ennio Morricone: Theme from The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (1967)
Alan Silvestri: Theme from The Avengers (2012)
Patrick Doyle: Theme from Thor (2011)

Heroes and Villians of John Williams
Aunt Marge’s Waltz from Harry Potter and Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter (2001-2011)
Suite from Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Luke and Leia from Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)
Irina’s Theme from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2017)
Imperial March from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Superman March from Superman (1978)

A concert the whole family can enjoy! Featuring music from the Epics to the Golden Age of movies to the endless struggle between the villains and the heroes we all love.

The Hollywood Old & New Concert will take place on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at 3 pm at the Peoria Civic Center Theater.


Did you know the Hollywood Old & New concert is part of the Family Fun Pack?! The Family Fun Pack is the perfect way to give your family the gift of music this holiday season, two concerts for the whole family and one for date night! When you purchase the Family Fun Pack, you’ll get a discount and great seats for not only the Hollywood Old & New concert but also the Home for the Holidays (December 17) concert and annual Romance (February 17) concert.


Greg Batton, emcee

Greg Batton is the co-host of The Greg and Dan Show, mornings on 1470 and 100.3 WMBD Radio. A 36-year veteran of the radio industry, he has worked for many stations in Peoria and Chicago, co-hosting with Dan Diorio on WMBD since 2005. Greg is the father of four, husband to Yvonne Greer, and a proud Peorian. He is a storyteller and dreamer. Greg’s motto is: Do Good, Be Kind, Go Home, Repeat.

Dan Diorio, emcee

Dan is a radio veteran of over 40 years, 38 at WMBD. He has been Greg’s morning broadcast partner for 17 years. Dan is a graduate of SIU Carbondale and got his degree in broadcasting in the accelerated 7 ½ year program. He loves reading and researching, practicing music, and humor.

Concert Sponsors & Underwriters

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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