RICHMOND, Va., May 3, 2012 — Henrico-based Allianz Global Assistance USA, the leading provider of travel and specialty insurance, announced today that it is the presenting sponsor for the Richmond Symphony’s The Music of Queen, A Rock & Symphonic Spectacular. The concert, which takes place May 19 at the historic Landmark Theater, brings together the music of legendary rock band Queen, a full rock band, cast members from the London West End smash hit musical We Will Rock You, and the Richmond Symphony.
“Queen is one of the most influential British rock bands of all time,” said Richmond Symphony Music Director Steven Smith. “We thank Allianz Global Assistance for their support in bringing this monumental concert to Richmond audiences.”
Tickets for The Music of Queen range from $25-$65 and are available now by calling 1.800.514.ETIX (3849), by visiting the Richmond CenterStage or Landmark Theater Box Offices, or by purchasing on the web at www.richmondsymphony.com. The Landmark Theater is located at 6 North Laurel Street, Richmond, VA 23220.
“Allianz Global Assistance is proud to sponsor The Music of Queen,” said Mark Cipolletti, vice president of communications at Allianz Global Assistance USA. “Having a vibrant symphony and cultural arts scene in Richmond is vital to our region. It’s a key factor to being one of the best places in the country to live and work.”
About Richmond Symphony
Founded in 1957, the Richmond Symphony is composed of an orchestra of more than 70 professional musicians, the 115-voice Richmond Symphony Chorus and more than 200 students in the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra programs. Each season, more than 250,000 members of the community enjoy concerts, radio broadcasts, and educational outreach programs. The Richmond Symphony is partially funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Allianz Global Assistance USA
Allianz Global Assistance USA is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company with operation centers in 28 countries. In the United States, Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) insures 13 million customers and is best known for its Allianz Travel Insurance plans.
In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers event ticket protection and unique assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.
For more information about Allianz Global Assistance USA, please visit allianzassistance.com. To learn more about Allianz Travel Insurance plans, please visit allianztravelinsurance.com or Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS.
Allianz Global Assistance
How can we help?
International leader in Assistance, Travel Insurance and health, life & home care services, today Allianz Global Assistance counts more than 10,783 employees who speak 40 different languages and work throughout the world with a network of 400,000 service providers and 180 correspondents. 250 million people, or 4% of the world’s total population, benefit from its services, which the Group provides on all five continents.
For more information about Allianz Global Assistance, please visit www.allianz-global-assistance.com
Allianz is the 20th largest company in the world (Forbes Global 2000, 2011) and 67th most valuable global brand (Interbrand, 2011). Allianz has 151,000 employees worldwide and 76 million customers in more than 70 countries. In 2010, Allianz had over 106.5 billion euros in revenue and over one trillion euros under management. In the US, Allianz brands include:
• Allianz Life
• Allianz Global Investors
• Fireman’s Fund
• Euler Hermes
• And now, Allianz Global Assistance
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