December 9, 2017 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 9, 2017 – 7:30pm
Johnny Mercer Theater $80-$15
It’s that special time of year, and the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus will joyously perform classical gems and holiday favorites sure to get you in the spirit of the season. ATC Gold Medalist Julie Benko, the featured soloist, will wow you with her vocal virtuosity. It’s a performance not to be missed!
Holiday Pops – Family Matinee
December 9, 2017 3:00 pm
Holiday Pops – Family Matinee
Saturday, December 9, 2017 – 3:00pm
Johnny Mercer Theater $15; 4 tickets for $50
For families, especially with younger children, our one-hour Holiday Pops Family Matinee is a must! The kids will hear the Savannah Children’s Choir along with the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra, and there will be opportunities to sing along, clap along, and be a part of all the fun. Keep your eyes out for Santa…
Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Savannah Philharmonic Chorus
Stephen Dobson, tenor
Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” Dvořák
Dvořák’s beloved Symphony No. 9, with its well-known melodies inspired by Longfellow’s Hiawatha, is the centerpiece of this powerful concert. The Savannah Philharmonic Chorus joins the orchestra in another work based on the same source by African-British composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. These masterpieces use traditional American melodies to paint scenes of miracle and marvel; it all adds up to a memorable evening.
Picnic in the Park
Sunday, October 8, 2017 – 7pm
Forsyth Park FREE
Afternoon: Community Performances
The Savannah Philharmonic performs at 7:00 pm
Join the Savannah Philharmonic for the annual Picnic in the Park, a fun-filled day of musical excitement. With performances by local musicians, student groups, and your own Savannah Philharmonic, the largest outdoor music event in Savannah brings the community and visitors together – nearly 20,000 people – to celebrate music and the beauty of our city.
Overture to The Bartered Bride Smetana
Piano Concerto No. 21 Mozart
Margaret Singer, piano
Peter Shannon and the Savannah Philharmonic take audiences on a thrilling and colorful ride through the legendary “Thousand and One Nights” in Rimsky-Korsakov’s evocative Scheherazade. We also welcome internationally renowned pianist Margaret Singer in a performance of Mozart’s exquisite Piano Concerto No. 21, sometimes known from its use in the film as the “Elvira Madigan” concerto.
Savannah Phil returns with an evening of Baroque delights!
The Program includes:
Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from “Solomon”
Marcello Oboe Concerto in C minor
Bach Cantata No. 192 “Nun danket alle Gott”
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Handel Zadok the Priest
So excited to give a pre-concert lecture at the Young Harris College New Music Festival on Nov. 12th!
It's an all day event with guest composers Samuel Hazo and Daniel Perttu.
I'll be performing Stanley Friedman's Solus for Unaccompanied Trumpet.
It's gonna be a blast!
More info here: http://www.yhc.edu/about/news-media/press-room/young-harris-college-host-new-music-festival-featuring-award-winning