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OPENING NIGHT: The Thousand and One Nights*

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September 16, 2017 7:30 pm

OPENING NIGHT: The Thousand and One Nights*

Saturday, September 16, 2017 – 7:30pm

Lucas Theatre for the Arts $80-$15


Overture to The Bartered Bride                                                                  Smetana

Piano Concerto No. 21                                                                                   Mozart

Margaret Singer, piano

Scheherazade                                                                                                   Rimsky-Korsakov


Peter Shannon and the Savannah Philharmonic take audiences on a thrilling and colorful ride through the legendary “Thousand and One Nights” in Rimsky-Korsakov’s evocative Scheherazade.  We also welcome internationally renowned pianist Margaret Singer in a performance of Mozart’s exquisite Piano Concerto No. 21, sometimes known from its use in the film as the “Elvira Madigan” concerto.

Soloist Sponsor: Bill and Maria Dascombe