2018 Calendar

PlayIN for Strings with special guest, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

FridayAugust 1012:45 PM



Step onto SPAC’s main stage and sit side-by-side with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and their esteemed music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin for the 2nd annual PlayIN event at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on August 10th, 2018.

Advanced and intermediate level String players (violin, viola, cello, and bass) of all ages are invited to join Yannick, the Orchestra’s assistant conductor Kensho Watanabe, and Philadelphia Orchestra musicians onstage in a shared musicmaking event that will excite and inspire.

Check-in time is 12:45pm
at the Route 50 entrance gate to SPAC

Program begins at 1:30pm
in the SPAC amphitheater

Grieg Holberg Prelude
*Bach Brandenburg no. 3, 1st mvmt
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1st mvmt
Tchaikovsky Serenade, 3rd mvmt: Elegie
Holst St. Paul Suite, Finale (Dargasson)

*NOTE: Violins, Violas, and Cellos may pick one of the three parts to prepare for the Brandenburg no.3

MUSIC (click the link next to your instrument type to view & download):
Violin 1: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/oifmh5qu3t7e0nq/AADrHvXaIjuPft448mJYLDdwa?dl=0
Violin 2: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/p4fm8t99jafrape/AAA2sqvbBp4uHSp4GHulOzb4a?dl=0
Viola: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tv0wu3gg37nkmf4/AACU-0CG9AKon6sIJositQLba?dl=0
Cello: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/r5f1o09lzxauuzb/AADuNoYXrJHuCy7mhWk6_DP9a?dl=0

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.

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