The Scottsdale Philharmonic recently performed its annual holiday concert to a sold-out crowd and announced its schedule for spring 2022 concerts at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, East Second St., Scottsdale.
“Santa, AKA Cello Player Charlie Bullen, opened the Holiday Concert,” says Joy Partridge, co-founder of the Scottsdale Philharmonic, in the release.
“We had a great response to the holiday music and were pleased to have Mayor David Ortega, Billie Jo Herberger and her daughter Lisa in attendance. The Scottsdale Philharmonic is very excited to be going into rehearsals for our February concert. Get your tickets early.”
All spring concerts will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., on Sundays, beginning with the Feb. 13 concert featuring conductors John Massaro and Dmitry Polyakov, and include will-known music selections such as “The Star-Spangled Banner” by John Stafford Smith arr. John Massaro; “O Sole Mio” by Eduardo di Capua, with Soloist Johnny Huerta; and “1812 Overture” by Pyotr llyich Tchaikovsky.
A duet sung by Melissa Solomon and Johnny Huerta, and piano solo by Vitali Serebriakov also are featured on Feb. 13, according to the press release.
Dates for additional Sunday concerts of the 2022 season are March 27 and May 15. Ticket donations of $15 are available at scottsdaleperformingarts.org; the venue website lists the latest information about Covid protocols for the events, noted the release.
The Scottsdale Philharmonic’s mission is to provide the city of Scottsdale and surrounding communities with a professional symphony orchestra performing a series of traditional classical music concerts, making classical music available to audiences of all ages.
The organization, has been nominated five times for a Governor’s Arts Award, is funded by the support from its patrons, grantors and sponsors. Over 85 professional musicians volunteer their time and talent for each of the Scottsdale Philharmonic performances, the release said.
For more information, visit: scottsdalephilharmonic.com.
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