If you haven’t yet seen the Hampton Roads Philharmonic yet this season, you have two more chances before the season ends! Admission is free and open to the public and donations will be gratefully accepted. Details for the final concerts are as follows:
Saturday, May 9th at 7:30 PM at the Fort Monroe Theater, 41 Tidball Street, Fort Monroe, Virginia 23651
Sunday, May 10th at 3 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 514 South Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23669
The Philharmonic will perform“The Impresario” a short comedic overture by Wolfgang Mozart followed by the exciting “Hungarian March” by Hector Berlioz. Soloist Matt Gold will close out the first half with Govianni Bottesini’s Double Bass Concerto No. 2. The second half of the program will feature Edward Grieg’s “Symphonic Dances”. Similar in scope and structure to a symphony, it is a collection of four symphonic dances that range from loud and boisterous to soft and introspective.
The Hampton Roads Philharmonic was established in the summer of 2013 and to date has 45 musicians including music teachers, military musicians, and a variety of talented professional and amateur players. The orchestra rehearses weekly in the former US Army Band Room at Fort Monroe under the baton of Music Director Steven Brindle. Through a unique relationship with the Fort Monroe Authority the Philharmonic was named “Orchestra in Residence” at Ft. Monroe and is proud to continue the Fort’s long-standing musical traditions. For more information please visit www.hrphil.org and www.facebook.com/HRPhil or call (757) 725-7369.