Narrator: Adara Alston
with special guests: The Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
From Hogwarts to Hogsmeade, come and relive the excitement of everyone’s favorite young wizard! With unforgettable music from the legendary movies, the Binghatmon Philharmonic is sure to cast a spell on you!Purchase Tickets
Jessie Montgomery: Starburst
Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Wolfgang Mozart: Symphony No. 41 (Jupiter)
This performance of Starburst was made possible with funding from the Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation
BPO raises the stakes with a dizzying display of Romantic wonder, spatial soundscapes, and even a little night music. Spanning the tender elegance of Wagner’s storied love letter, venturesome declarations of rising star Jessie Montgomery, and Mozart’s intricately layered magnum opus, “Ascend” honors the beauty, genius, and vast perspective of music’s best and brightest!
Pre-Concert Chat, 6:30pm, Recital Hall: Steven Englund, PhD: Wagner and the Jews: the Dark Side of GeniusPurchase Tickets
Soloist: Ayana Del Valle
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year BPO-style! With silver bells and little drummer boys, it’ll be a holly-jolly night of music, mirth and merriment!
Pre-Concert Organ Recital, 7-7:20pm: Nancy Wildoner, Binghamton Theater Organ SocietyPurchase Tickets
Binghamton Community Orchestra
Binghamton Youth Symphony Orchestra
Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra
Join us as we welcome the Binghamton Community Orchestra and the Binghamton Youth Symphony to the Forum stage in celebration of Fritz and Marianne Wallenberg's lasting legacy of symphonic music in the Southern Tier. This joyful festival celebrates Binghamton’s musical heritage with three orchestras that trace their roots back to the Wallenbergs, including your very own Binghamton Philharmonic!
This program was made possible with funding from the Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation
Pre-Concert Chat, 6:30pm, Recital Hall: James Wallenberg and Katherine (Wallenberg) Rabinowitz: Reflections on Growing Up as Children of Fritz and Marianne WallenbergPurchase Tickets
For over 35 years, this female supergroup has charmed audiences on both sides of the Atlantic with its blend of Irish folk, nimble virtuosity and sweetly mystical harmonies. Celebrate their sounds — with symphonic accompaniment by the BPO — on St. Patrick’s Day weekend and feel a Celtic kiss in every note.Purchase Tickets
The most subscribed-to brass musician on YouTube, Binghamton native Christopher Bill is famous for classically arranging popular songs for trombone in multi-track. Catch him and his band of world-class trombonists who have performed with Macklemore, Adele, Rihanna, Andrea Bocelli, Brass Against, Lucky Chops, and No BS Brass!Purchase Tickets
Stacy Garrop: Bohemian Café
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Soloist: Andrew Russo
AntonÍn Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)
This performance of Bohemian Café was made possible with funding from the Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation
Not all who wander are lost. Some are simply reaching new, convergent musical frontiers! As Chicagoan Stacy Garrop’s Bohemian Café recounts the whimsy of Czech street music, Bohemian native Dvořák’s Ninth Symphony evokes America’s diverse heritage. Add in a sprawling journey to Rachmaninoff’s audacious, expansive Second Piano Concerto, and you get an unexplored new world of creative genius...equally boundless and beauteous!
Pre-Concert Chat, 6:30pm, Recital Hall: Prof. Julia Grella O'Connell, DMA (SUNY Broome): Nostalgia for the Future: Paradoxes of Time and Space in Dvořák’s New World SymphonyPurchase Tickets