Opening Night: Ode to Joy & Hannibal

Stéphane Denève - Conductor

Laquita Mitchell - Soprano

J'Nai Bridges - Mezzo-soprano

Rodrick Dixon - Tenor

Morris Robinson - Bass

Albany Pro Musica

José Daniel Flores-Carabello - Director

Morgan State University Choir

Eric Conway - Director

program

Hannibal - Excerpts from One Land, One River, One People

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 ("Choral")

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

8:00 pm Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY

Dukas - Fanfare from La Péri
Ewald - Brass Quintet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 5
Jeffrey Curnow Trumpet
Anthony Prisk Trumpet
Jeffrey Lang Horn
Matthew Vaughn Trombone
Carol Jantsch Tuba

Reich - Music for Pieces of Wood
Morales - Little Rhumba
Don S. Liuzzi Percussion
Chistopher Deviney Percussion
Rolando Morales-Matos Percussion
Pablo Batista Percussion
Phil Obanion Percussion

Hindemith - Kleine Kammermusik (Quintet for Wind Instruments), Op. 24, No. 2
Rota - Petite Offrande musicale, for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon
David Cramer Flute
Jonathan Blumenfeld Oboe
Samuel Caviezel Clarinet
Angela Anderson Smith Bassoon
Jeffrey Lang Horn

Dvorák - from String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 ("American"):
I. Allegro ma non troppo
IV. Vivace ma non troppo
Gardel - "Por una cabeza"
Yayoi Numazawa Violin
Daniel Han Violin
David Nicastro Viola
Hai-Ye Ni Cello


Musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra perform in a smaller chamber-sized groups in The Piazza at Schmidt's Commons. Consider it Northern Liberties's Guide to the Orchestra, with a brass quintet, percussion ensemble, woodwind quintet, and string quartet performing works by Dukas, Hindemith, Dvorák, and more!


A limited number of chairs will be available. Audience members are encouraged to bring their own chair or blanket and picnic.

The Philadelphia Orchestra's Free Neighborhood Concert Series is presented by Wells Fargo. Additional funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Annenberg Foundation, and the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.