BERNSTEIN & GERSHWIN*
9.15.2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Columbus North Erne Auditorium
Featuring Drew Petersen, piano
Honor the legacy of American musical icon Leonard Bernstein for a celebration commemorating his 100th birthday. The orchestra pays tribute to his life and career with music from West Side Story, dances from On the Town, and his Candide Overture. Winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards Drew Petersen completes the program with a jazzy piano concerto by Gershwin.
Bernstein Candide Overture
Gershwin Piano Concerto in F
Bernstein Wonderful Town Overture
Bernstein Three Dances from On the Town
Bernstein West Side Story: Selections for Orchestra
DURUFLÉ REQUIEM & ENIGMA VARIATIONS
10.20.2018 • 7:30 p.m. • First Christian Church
Experience Duruflé’s Requiem – a work of profound beauty and soothing character – featuring your Philharmonic Chorus in the superb acoustics of First Christian Church with the world-class organ joining the Orchestra. Elgar’s Enigma Variations, which also incorporates the organ, is a delightful romp through musical depictions of Elgar’s friends.
HONORING OUR VETERANS
11.10.2018 • 7:30 p.m. • Columbus North Erne Auditorium
Featuring The Wright Brothers
Peace and freedom are bought with a substantial cost. The Phil pays tribute to those who have served and to those currently serving in our armed forces, providing protection and liberty to us all. On the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day (WWI), we recognize the sacrifices of military personnel and their families.
12.08.2018 • 3:00 and 7:30 p.m. • Columbus East Robbins Auditorium
With favorites including music from The Nutcracker, Let It Snow, Silver Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, and a joyous audience sing-along, this concert is the perfect way to get the entire family in the holiday spirit.
GORGEOUS GRIEG & BRAHMS’ 2ND SYMPHONY
2.2.2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Columbus North Erne Auditorium
The stunning beginning of Grieg’s concerto is one of the most memorable moments in classical music and the entire concerto is filled with beautiful melodies. The 2nd Symphony of Brahms is simply “sunny,” perfect for a February concert!
Chadwick A Vagrom Ballad
Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor
Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major
IRISH EYES ARE SMILING*
3.2.2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Columbus North Erne Auditorium
Featuring Ronan Tynan, tenor
You’ll be enchanted by the beautiful ballads and toe-tapping jigs of the Emerald Isle accompanied with a lively performance by the Irish Dancers. Sing along with the orchestra on When Irish Eyes are Smiling and other familiar favorites. Irish tenor Ronan Tynan will surely tug at your heartstrings with his rendition of Danny Boy.
TCHAIKOVSKY & BEETHOVEN 7
4.20.2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Columbus North Erne Auditorium
Featuring Susie Park, violin
Violinist Susie Park, has gained worldwide recognition for her searing emotive range and dynamic stage presence. Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto encompasses supreme beauty and emotion making it an audience favorite. Emotion continues with Beethoven’s joyous 7th Symphony with celebratory dance elements.
Márquez Danzón (Dance) No. 2
Beethoven Symphony No. 7
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
5.24.2019 • 7:00 p.m. • Courthouse Lawn
This free, outdoor pops concert is performed on the grounds of the Bartholomew County Veterans memorial. Join the Philharmonic for a patriotic salute to honor those who have served and are serving in the United States Armed Forces.
*Indicates premium concerts