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THE SAVANNAH PHILHARMONIC TO PRESENT RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN BROADWAY CLASSICS

SAVANNAH, GA – January 11, 2017 – The Savannah Philharmonic is proud to present The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein at the Johnny Mercer Theater, 301 W Oglethorpe Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.

South Pacific…The Sound of Music…Oklahoma…Carousel…The King and I…

The works of Rodgers & Hammerstein are among the greatest and most beloved Broadway musicals. Join the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, along with special guests from the Savannah Theater, in an enchanting evening of hits from these extraordinary and iconic musicals.

“On a personal and professional level, I’m delighted to collaborate with the fantastic singers from The Savannah Theatre for our Rodgers and Hammerstein concert. They are a joy to work with and are brilliant at what they do,” said Savannah Philharmonic Conductor and Artistic Director Peter Shannon. “The Philharmonic Chorus are in flying form for this concert and the orchestral arrangements of these popular tunes is full and lush; so I know that the orchestra will be in its element! This is one of those ‘not-to-be-missed’ concerts.”

The concert features Savannah Theater stars Gretchen Stelzer, Shannon Zaller, Stephen Dobson, and Michael Zaller, as well as the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus, and of course, the amazing virtuosos of the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tickets for The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein can be purchased by visiting www.savannahboxoffice.com; prices range from $16-$75. The performance is filling up quickly, though, so fans are encouraged to reserve their seats soon.

The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional orchestra presenting a full range of concerts each season 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, performing a wide range of music.

The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra’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 Orchestra aims to exhilarate, educate, and enrich a large and diverse audience in the greater Savannah community. Both the Orchestra and Chorus are 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations.

To learn more about the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, please visit www.savannahphilharmonic.org.

 

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