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Philadelphia Orchestra Cello PlayIN at SPAC with Special Guest Yo-Yo Ma

The Philadelphia Orchestra & Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 12:45 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

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Participating Cellist   more info Ended Free  

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Step onto the main stage and sit side-by-side with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and special guest, Yo-Yo Ma, at the inaugural PlayIN event at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on August 9th, 2017.  Musicians of all ages across a range of abilities are invited to join Yo-Yo Ma and the Fabulous Philadelphians onstage in a shared music-making event that will excite and inspire.

Check-in is at 12:45pm  
Program begins at 1:30pm

Program Order:

1. Suzuki: Twinkle Variations, theme and Variation 1 (Book 1)
2. French Folk Song (with harmony) (Book 1)
3. Vivaldi: First movement from Concerto for Two Cellos (Book 6)
4. Schubert: Berceuse, with repeat (Book 3)
5. Purcell: Rigadoon (Book 1)
6. J.S. Bach: Musette from English Suite No. 3, with repeat (Book 2)
7. J.S Bach: Allegro moderato (Book 3)
8. Breval: First movement from Sonata in C major, no repeats (Book 4) 
9. Paganini: Theme from Witches’ Dance (Book 2)
10. Vivaldi: Second movement from Sonata No. 5 in E min (Book 5) 
11. Lully: Gavotte (Book 3)
12. Suzuki: Twinkle Variations, theme and Variation 1 (Book 1) 

A PDF of all of the music listed above will be emailed to you within 24 hours after registering. 

Participants are encouraged to share their experience before, during, and after the event using social media (#PhilOrchPlayIN).

The PlayIN will be filmed and / or photographed to potentially be used for future promotion.

The Philadelphia Orchestra's PlayINs are funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

FAQ's

What do I bring to the event?
-Your own copy of the printed music
-Your printed registration ticket
-Your Cello!

Should I bring a chair and music stand?
-A adult-size chair and shared music stand will be provided
-For the very young cellists who require smaller-than-the-average chairs in order to participate, please bring your own chair or stool.

Where do I park?
Please park in the large SPAC parking lot on Route 50.

If I am coming only to observe, NOT to participate on stage, do I need to register?
This is a FREE community event! Guests and observers are encouaged to sit in the SPAC amphitheater to watch and listen to the program and should NOT register for the event.  Registration is for participating cellists only!

 

Have questions about Philadelphia Orchestra Cello PlayIN at SPAC with Special Guest Yo-Yo Ma? Contact The Philadelphia Orchestra & Saratoga Performing Arts Center

When & Where


Saratoga Performing Arts Center Box Office
392-398 Ballston Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 12:45 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)


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