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Savannah Philharmonic Presents A Royal Masterpiece Auction Event Wednesday, April 16th at The Whitman House

Savannah, Ga. –  The Savannah Philharmonic will host a live Art Auction event on Wednesday, April 16th at the Whitman House near Forsyth Park beginning at 6:00pm.  The showpiece of the evening will be a Limited edition, personally signed lithograph of a watercolor completed by His Royal Highness, Charles, The Prince of Wales.

The lithograph is number 12 of 20 and depicts The Pastoral South Front of Highgrove House in full bloom. Highgrove House is the Prince of Wales’s country residence in The Cotswolds, a scenic and historic area in The South-West of England. This unique and highly collectable piece will ultimately benefit the arts and music community here in Savannah, as well as support The Prince of Wales Foundation in the United States.

“ The Savannah Philharmonic is fortunate indeed to receive this exciting piece of artwork  donated to us by His Royal Highness.  This lithograph demonstrates  the exceptional talents of Prince Charles as a watercolorist and that the subject matter chosen is that of his private country home makes it a splendid piece for our Royal Masterpiece auction.  The recent exhibition at Windsor Castle,  Royal Paintbox: Royal Artists Past and Present,  included a number of watercolors by Prince Charles. We are proud to work in partnership with the Prince of Wales Foundation ( USA) , an international branch of the Prince’s Charities which raise more than $100 million each year to support a large range of charities.”  notes Mrs. Rhegan White-Clemm, event organizer.

Inquiries about bidding on this Royal lithograph should contact the Savannah Philharmonic office at 912.232.6002 or visit www.savannahphilharmonic.org/royalauctiononline for registration and ticket purchase.

ABOUT SAVANNAH PHILHARMONIC:

The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) is a professional orchestra presenting a full range of concerts each season (September to May) from classics to pops. The Savannah Philharmonic Chorus is a community-based auditioned ensemble that performs regularly with the orchestra in an oratorio and opera setting, as well as performing a wide range of music from a cappella, baroque to rock and pop standards. Both are 501©3 nonprofit organizations.

The SPO’s mission is to provide the highest level of musical performances and educational programs featuring the highest caliber of professional musicians, a volunteer chorus and internationally acclaimed soloists. The SPO aims to exhilarate, educate and enrich a large and diverse audience in the greater Savannah community. For more information please visit www.savannahphilharmonic.org.  Season subscription packages, as well as individual tickets for single concerts, are now on sale and may be purchased by calling the Savannah Box Office at (912) 525-5050.

If you would like more information about the Savannah Philharmonic, or to schedule an interview with Artistic Director Peter Shannon, please call Mary Catherine Mousourakis/660-2654 or email at info@savannahphilharmonic.org

About The Prince of Wales Foundation in the United States:

The Prince of Wales Foundation was founded in the United States by HRH The Prince of Wales in 1997. Since its inception, this 501(c)3 charitable organization has grown to encompass an ever-broadening arena of interests and concerns of its Founder and Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales. Funds raised by the Foundation support grants in the areas of education, arts and cultural programs, sustainable development in urban and rural communities and the environment.

The Prince of Wales has related Foundations and Charities in Australia, Canada, China and The United Kingdom.

If you would like to learn more, please visit: www.princeofwales.gov.uk

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