Concerts & Shows


Chris Botti

For over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist. His mesmerizing performances with a stunning array of legends such as Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Yo-Yo Ma, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Andrea Bocelli have cemented his place as one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces of the contemporary music scene. Whether he’s performing with illustrious symphonies or at renowned venues around the globe, his unparalleled crystalline and poetic sound transcends musical boundaries.Chris Botti will be taking The Stanley Stage Saturday November 3rd at 7:30 p.m., this concert is sponsored by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, this is a benefit concert event for The Stanley and Valley Health Services (VHS). This date is the eleventh in a series of co-promoted concerts by The Stanley and Valley Health Services.

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist.  His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop muisc and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards.  Most recently, his latest album Impressions won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental.  Performing worldwide and selling more than four million albums, he has found a form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre.

Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and even Frank Sinatra. Hitting the road for as many as 300 days per year, the trumpeter has also performed with many of the finest symphonies and at some of the world's most prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House and the Real Teatro di San Carlo in Italy.

Impressions, Botti's 2012 Columbia Records and Grammy winning release, is the latest in a stellar parade of albums – including When I Fall In Love (2004), To Love Again: The Duets (2005), Italia (2007), and the CD/DVD Chris Botti in Boston (2009) – that has firmly established him as a clarion voice in the American contemporary music scene. Playing with his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, Botti is joined on the disc by featured artists Andrea Bocelli, Vince Gill, Herbie Hancock, Mark Knopfler, and David Foster in a warm, intimate celebration of melodic balladry.

With Impressions and the albums that preceded it, Chris Botti has thoroughly established himself as one of the important, innovative figures of the contemporary music world.

Valley Health Services and The Stanley Theater invite you to join us for a special pre concert dinner before Chris Botti's concert on November 3rd. The dinner will be held at The Fort Schuyler Club at 5:00 p.m. Menu for the evening listed below.

Glass of Wine, Beer or Soft Drink

Gnocchi with Broccoli

Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary

Green Bean Almondine

Mixed Green Garden Salad

Roast Pork Loin

Chicken Riggies

Assorted Desserts

A special pre-concert dinner is being offered at The Fort Schuyler Club, Utica, with a limited number of reservations available for just $45.00. Tickets for the pre-concert dinner are only available by visiting The Stanley Box Office or calling 315-724-4000.

A Special Thank You To Our Sponsors



Maria Brindisi, Stanley Board Member

Lou & Debra Betrus

F. Eugene Romano


Curt Pearsall, Stanley Board President



  • Sat Nov 3, 2018
    Showtime: 7:30 PM


Tickets range from $35.00 - $55.00 - $75.00 - $95.00. Additional service charges may apply. To purchase tickets come to The Stanley Theater Box Office Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., give us a call at (315) 724-4000 or visit Ticketmaster.

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