December 11, 2012
Get up close and personal with the Philadelphia Orchestra's cello section at this open-to-the-public, fun-for-all free cello play-in. (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Orchestra)
Nearly 200 cello players will gather in the Kimmel Center’s Commonwealth Plaza this Saturday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. for the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Cello Play-In.
The fun-for-all play-in is geared toward players of all levels, and musical selections will be varied, including everything from Bach to the Beatles, beloved holiday music and well-known favorites such as “Auld Lang Syne.”
The public is welcome to attend and enjoy the beautiful strains of music echoing through the Kimmel Center.
And tickets are still available to the Philadelphia Orchestra’s concert immediately following the event at 8 p.m., Tchaikovsky and a Genius, featuring his Symphony No. 3.
Guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda and cellist Alisa Weilerstein, who will be featured in the evening’s subscription concert, will make an appearance at this special pre-concert event.
Philadelphia Orchestra’s Free Cello Play-In
When: Saturday, December 15, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Kimmel Center Commonwealth Plaza, Broad and Spruce Streets
More info: www.philorch.org