Organist Rob Richards is celebrating his 20th Anniversary at El Capitan Theatre with a special To Disney With Love Concert. Richards has entertained guests for two decades playing the theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ and this February he’s putting on a magical concert.

What’s happening:

  • The El Capitan Theatre is shining the spotlight on its historic Mighty Wurlitzer Organ and its award winning house organist.
  • On Monday, February 4 at 7:00 pm the theatre will host a special concert by Rob Richards titled,To Disney with Love. This one night event will celebrate Richards’ twentieth anniversary as the El Capitan Theatre’s house organist.  
  • Through music, follow Rob’s journey from a childhood Disney fan to fulfilling a true Hollywood dream as Tinseltown’s iconic organist!
  • Guests will be delighted by Disney classics and concert favorites played on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.  
  • Plus, there will be special surprise guest artists!
  • Also as part of the night, making its return to the big screen – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Get A Horse” starring Mickey Mouse and accompanied by Richards at the the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ!

Tickets:

  • Standard tickets are $10 per person
  • VIP Tickets are $20 per person and including popcorn and 20 oz drink
  • Guests can purchase tickets now by:
    • Visiting the El Capitan website
    • Visiting El Capitan Theatre box office
    • Calling 1-800-DISNEY6  

D23 Offer:

  • D23 Members can save $5 on VIP tickets to the To Disney With Love concert event.
  • VIP tickets are $15.00 per person and can be purchased by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 or 818-845-3110
  • VIP seats include popcorn tub with lid and a 20 oz drink.
  • Members should be prepared to provide D23 Membership number upon purchase.
  • Tickets are available to ALL D23 members in good standing.
  • This discount cannot be combined with any other discount or offer.
  • D23 Members must provide valid D23 Membership number at the time of purchase.
  • There are no refunds or exchanges for the tickets; all sales are final.
  • Offer only valid for February 4th Organ Concert at the El Capitan Theatre.

About Rob Richards:

  • In addition to his 20th year at The El Capitan Theatre, Richards is also celebrating his 44th year of giving concerts.
  • He has toured extensively across America, and has participated in six major international tours that have taken him to Japan, Australia, and England.  
  • Richards has also recorded numerous solo CDs, including “Now Playing” at the El Capitan, released in 2003.  
  • In 2005, Richards was named “Organist of the Year” by the American Theatre Organ Society.  

What they’re saying:

  • Ed Collins, General Manager of The El Capitan Theatre: “Join us as we celebrate the magic of Disney Music and Rob Richards’ 20th El Capitan Anniversary. His music and the classic and newest films of The Walt Disney Company have become synonymous with Hollywood Blvd. ever since his first performance at The El Capitan Theatre in 1999.”  
  • Gus L. Franklin, president of the American Theatre Organ Society, on Richards: “His love of the theatre organ is contagious, and his willingness to share that with others, particularly young people, has enabled him to devote both himself and his time to demonstrating the wonders of this instrument and its music to them.  As house organist at Disney’s El Capitan Theatre, Rob’s outstanding artistry is being experienced regularly by thousands of people and is enabling them to enjoy the wonderful music and sounds that only a theatre organ can produce.”
 
 

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