Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Season



Steven Karidoyanes, Conductor

Meehae Ryo, Cellist *

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Memorial Hall, Plymouth

DOHNÁNYI American Rhapsody
SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2, Ukrainian

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Inspiration and passion take the wheel!  Composer ErnÅ‘ Dohnányi may have laid the bedrock for Hungarian music in the 20th century but American Rhapsody pays homage to his new home in the United States with its variations on familiar folk and gospel themes--a celebratory piece!  The joyride ensues with Tchaikovsky's exuberant Symphony No. 2 written during a summer holiday in Ukraine and infused with the composer's love of Russian folk songs.  Guest soloist, Meehae Ryo, slides into the driver's seat during Saint-Saëns' Cello Concerto No. 1, a full throttle piece written with dramatic, impassioned contrasts between cello and orchestra--seatbelts fastened!  Video message from Steven Karidoyanes

*Cellist Allison Eldredge to perform as guest soloist

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our program now features award-winning cellist, Allison Eldredge, who will be joining the Phil in Saint-Saëns' Cello Concerto No. 1.  We look forward to sharing Passions Unbound with you on Saturday, April 28th at 7:30 PM.





Bells & Whistles

Pre-Concert Soiree - 6PM
Cocktail party held upstairs in the Blue Room at Memorial Hall.
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and cash bar.
Cost: $20  Add name to guest list

Pre-Concert Talk - 6:30PM
Preview the evening's program as Steven Karidoyanes shares his insight about the music he has planned. This free talk takes place inside the concert hall.
Memorial Hall - Free

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Memorial Hall
83 Court Street
Plymouth, MA

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FREE Preseason Performances:

July 4, 2017 - Independence Day Celebration!  Plymouth Waterfront 7:30PM

July 20, 2017 - Plymouth Philharmonic Cabaret Orchestra, Laura's Center for the Arts at the Emilson YMCA, Hanover 6:30-7:30PM

July 27, 2017 - the Phil's Percussion Ensemble, Laura's Center for the Arts at the Emilson YMCA, Hanover 6:30-7:30PM

August 3, 2017 - the Phil's Woodwind Ensemble, Laura's Center for the Arts at the Emilson YMCA, Hanover 6:30-7:30PM

August 10, 2017 - the Phil's Brass Quintet, Laura's Center for the Arts at the Emilson YMCA, Hanover 6:30-7:30PM

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