Columbus Indiana Philharmonic

Announcing the 2014-15 Season


The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic is proud to announce our 2014-15 Season.

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Single event tickets available Summer 2014.

Rachel Barton Pine Plays Mozart

9.13.2014 • 7:30pm • Erne Auditorium

Johnson distinguished guest artist. Celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classical works, Rachel Barton Pine’s performances combine her gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research. Audiences are thrilled by her dazzling technique, lustrous tone, and infectious joy in music-making. Mozart’s Fifth Violin Concerto includes a sparkling toe-tapper of a Turkish March, and the Vieuxtemps is a flamboyant work displaying her mesmerizing virtuosity.


Hammer Blows! Mahler’s Astonishing 6th Symphony

10.4.2014 • 7:30pm • Erne Auditorium

If you like the movie Star Wars, join us to experience the explosive power and grandeur of Mahler’s epic Sixth Symphony. Well-known for its hammer-blows in the last movement, the dramatic work is thrilling with a compelling story-line and builds to a powerful conclusion.


The Beautiful Music of Dan Forrest

11.15.2014 • 7:30pm • First Christian Church

Featuring the Philharmonic Chorus. More Forrest, please! In response to your requests, The Phil encores its world-premiere performance of Forrest’s in paradisum filled with lush melodies, beautiful harmonies, and with a haunting ending, including distant hand-bells. This concert also features his new Requiem for the Living. A recent review stated, “…one of the most beautiful and moving works I’ve heard…embraces the listener in warmth, peacefulness, comfort.”


A Community Christmas Gathering

12.14.2014 • 3:00 & 7:00pm • Erne Auditorium

Featuring the Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir. Share in the joy of the season with The Phil and your Columbus Indiana Children’s Choir performing timeless favorites and fresh new songs. Enjoy listening with your family to ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, March of the Toys, Let It Snow, Somewhere in My Memory from Home Alone, White Christmas, and much more! An especially family-friendly matinee is at 3pm with the evening concert at 7 pm.


Hoagy & Cole featuring the IU Singing Hoosiers

2.7.2015 • 7:30pm • Erne Auditorium

Featuring the IU Singing Hoosiers. Unabashed joy, high-energy dancing with dazzling choreography, and spirited vocals characterize IU’s Grammy award winning Singing Hoosiers. Familiar tunes will include Carmichael’s Georgia on My Mind and Stardust and Porter’s Too Darn Hot, Night and Day and I’ve Got You Under My Skin.



3.28.2015 • 7:30pm • Erne Auditorium

Experience an incredibly moving performance celebrating the end of the American Civil War, the stalwart president who fought for equal rights for everyone and the yearning of all people for freedom. James Westwater’s stunning “photochoreography” has received rave reviews from audiences all over the world. Come see his stirring visual tribute to Lincoln as we perform Copland’s Lincoln Portrait.


Best of Broadway

4.25.2015 7:30pm • Erne Auditorium

Broadway has a rich legacy of great music – and not just from the musical theater stage. The Metropolitan Opera was located at Broadway & 39th for 83 years! Mary Claire King returns home to join the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus for music from the stage, the best of both worlds!



5.22.2015 • 7:00pm • Courthouse Lawn

Our free hometown concert in honor of those who have served and who serve in the United States Armed Forces. Performed annually on the grounds of the Veteran’s Memorial.