The Philadelphia Orchestra on the Big Screen… in the Winter

Fans the symphony are quite accustomed to soaking up the sounds of the Philadelphia Orchestra during August when the Saratoga Performing Arts Center is the orchestra’s summer home.

Now those same fans will be able to keep up with the Philly Orch during the winter months as well, thanks to the series of satellite broadcasts of their performances that will be beamed into Proctors in Schenectady.

The five concert series of performances will be screened in HD in Proctors’ GE Theatre, beginning at 2pm on Monday, December 13. Admission to each concert broadcast at Proctors is $18; seniors and students $16.

Here’s the schedule of performances:

Monday, December 13, 2pm
Robert Spano, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Sibelius: Suite No. 1 from “The Tempest”
Ranjbaran: Piano Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

Sunday, January 23, 4:30pm
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Richard Woodhams, Oboe
Lindberg: EXPO
Rouse: Oboe Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (“Pastoral”)

Monday, February 28, 6:30pm
Charles Dutoit, Conductor
Vadim Repin, Violin
Berlioz: Overture to Beatrice and Benedict
MacMillan: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 2

Monday, May 9, 6:30pm
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor
Stephen Hough, Piano
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Monday, May 23, 8pm
Tuesday, May 24, 9:45am
Charles Dutoit, Conductor
The Philadelphia Singers Chorale
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms

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