The Savannah Philharmonic, under the direction of Peter Shannon, has unveiled its ambitious 2014-2015 season, its sixth in operation.
“Our last season was a landmark one for the Philharmonic. Sold out halls, increased giving, and an orchestra and chorus that continue to go from strength to strength are a few of the wonderful things to look back on," says conductor and artistic director Shannon.
“This new season builds on that: the repertoire is a good mix of everything, and I truly believe there is not one concert that can be missed.
There are multiple ticket and subscription options; go here for more info.
Opening night, Sat. Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m., Lucas Theatre: Brahms, Academic Festival Overture Op. 80; Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op. 43; Dvořák, Symphony No. 7 Op. 70. Piano soloist: Fanya Lin
Chamber Concert No. 1, Sat. Sept. 27, 5 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Ascension: Schubert, Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat Major Op. 100; Brahms, Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major Op. 8
Fri., Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Lucas: Berlioz, Marche Hongroise, from “The
Damnation of Faust”; Bizet, Excerpts from *Carmen Suites Nos. 1 & 2; Sibelius, Symphony No. 1 Op. 39.
Chamber Concert No. 2, Sun., Oct. 19, 5 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Ascension: Tchaikovsky, String Sextet in D minor “Souvenir de
Florence” Op. 70
Irish tenor Anthony Kearns, Thu., Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., Lucas
Chamber Concert No. 3, Sun. Nov. 23, 5 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Ascension: Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat Major K. 407; Mozart Oboe Quartet in F Major K. 370; Mozart Quintet in E flat Major for piano and winds K. 452.
Holiday Pops, Fri. Dec. 12, Sat. Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m., Cathedral of
St. John the Baptist; “Family Pops” Sat. Dec. 13, 3 p.m.
Chamber Concert No. 4, Sat. Jan. 17, 5 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Ascension: Fauré, Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor*
Haydn’s The Creation, Sat. Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m., Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Chamber Concert No. 5, Sat. March 14, 5 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Ascension: Brahms, Sonata for cello and piano in E minor Op. 38; Shostakovich, Sonata for cello and piano in D minor Op. 40
Lights, Camera…Music! Sat. April 18, 7:30 p.m., Lucas
Chamber Concert No. 6, Sun. April 26, 5 p.m., Lutheran Church of the Ascension: Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57; Britten, Phantasy quartet for oboe and strings Op. 2; Jolivet, Chant de Linos for flute and piano
Kings & Queens, Thu. April 30, 7:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church: Handel, V. Williams, Elvis Presley, Basler, Wesley, Hogan
Finale: Sat. May 9, 7:30 p.m., Johnny Mercer Theatre: Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1; Wagner, Overture to Rienzi; Strauss, Rosenkavalier Suite
@ Non-Fiction Gallery – Non-Fiction Gallery is a local Screening Society member for PBS'… (more)
@ The Sentient Bean – A poetry and music open mic with an emphasis on… (more)
Gangs and consequences and enforcement are part of the answer. Get the paid off crooks…
Savannah has over 40 gangs. These are mostly hand thugs seeking praise and acceptance into…
Redirecting? What have they been doing? This is not a new issue... And by issue…
When will the violence STOP? So sad.
But Savannah’s just like anyplace else— people and businesses can decide it’s just not worth…