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Scottsdale Philharmonic announces program for Oct. 14 free concert
The Oct. 14 concert is one of three classical music concerts that the Philharmonic will present in the fall.
By: Scottsdale Philharmonic
Pieces to be performed by the Philharmonic on Oct. 14 and their composers include:
"Piano Concerto No. 1" by Liszt, featuring Pianist Qingqing Ye;
"The Swan of Tuonela" by Sibelius; and
"Coriolan Overture" by Beethoven
The Scottsdale Philharmonic mission is to bring classical music free of charge to people of all ages.
"Our mission has now grown," says Joy Partridge, President and Co-founder of the Scottsdale Philharmonic. "We are creating an Annual Children's Concert to introduce all 3rd graders to classical music. We also are working on forming a Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra for all high school students in the valley, and we are providing music scholarships for underprivileged youth."
The Scottsdale Philharmonic continues with free concerts. The next free concert is on Sunday, Nov. 18. This concert will be held at La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church, 6300 E Bell Rd., Scottsdale. Sign up for email notifications of all the free concerts at www.ScottsdalePhilharmonic.com. For a $15 tax-deductible donation, attendees can have a VIP preferred seat—payable on the website. Doors open at 3 p.m. for each concert, and free parking is available.
Mark your calendars for Sunday, Dec. 9, 4 p.m., for the Philharmonic's Holiday Concert at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for this special event are $5-$10 and can be ordered now at https://www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org/
About the Scottsdale Philharmonic
Founded in 2012, the Scottsdale Philharmonic is a non-profit with a mission statement of bringing free classical concerts to the community. The organization is funded by donations from patrons, grants and sponsors. Over 75 professional musicians continue to volunteer their time and talent for each of the performances. For more information, visit www.scottsdalephilharmonic.com or call 480-951-6077.