A partner project by
Penn Square Music Festival (PSMF) and the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra (LSO)
As the Coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancellation of PSMF’s summer events and LSO’s in-person fall performances this joint endeavor provides the occasion for music performances to continue. Virtual concerts preformed September 21-25, 2020.
The first night of Harmonize Lancaster: A Virtual Music Collaboration. You won’t want to miss this exciting evening of free performances, featuring 42 musicians of the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra in an “at home” performance and Penn Square Music Festival’s Blake Friedman.
Welcome introduction with Guy McIntosh (LSO Executive Director) & Scott Drackley (PSMF Founder & Artistic Director)
Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro (Lancaster Symphony Orchestra)
Donezetti: “Ah mes amis” from Daughter of the Regiment (Blake Friedman, Tenor)
Day 2 of Harmonize Lancaster: A Virtual Music Collaboration, will showcase the versatility of our two organization’s incredible talents. Join us as we feature Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody and highlights from the operas Pagliacci and Susannah.
Bizet: “Pearl Fishers Duet” (John Kun Park, Tenor & Anthony Whitson Martini, Baritone)
Leoncavallo: “Vesti la giubba” from Pagliacci (Peter Scott Drackley, Tenor)
Floyd: “Ain’t It a Pretty Night” from Susannah (Denisha Ballew, Soprano)
Queen: “Bohemian Rhapsody” (Lancaster Symphony Orchestra)
The third night of Harmonize Lancaster will feature some of the great opera and chamber works of Puccini, Saint-Saëns & Stravinsky. Join us live at 6:00 PM or on your own time for this exciting program. All videos will be reposted immediately follow the live stream.
Puccini: “O soave fanciulla” from La Boheme (Denisha Ballew, Soprano & Terrence Chin-Loy, Tenor)
Stravinsky: L’historie du Soldat (A Soldier’s Tale), 1st Mvt. (Lancaster Symphony Orchestra)
Saint-Saëns: “Mon coeur” from Samson et Dalila (Kate Jackman, Mezzo Soprano)
The forth night of Harmonize Lancaster: Brahms & Puccini will take the show during our 4th night of free virtual concerts. Featuring a trio of LSO musicians and PSMF’s Hannah Brammer (Soprano), you won’t want to miss this exhilarating program.
Brahms: Horn Trio in E-flat Major, 4th Mvt. (Lancaster Symphony Orchestra)
Puccini: “Chi il bel sogno di Doretta” from La Rondine (Hannah Brammer, Soprano)
Join us for the fifth night of Harmonize Lancaster: A Virtual Music Collaboration. You won’t want to miss hearing the incredible voices of the PSMF join for Verdi’s Quartet from Rigoletto.
Nielsen: Serenata in vano (Lancaster Symphony Orchestra)
Verdi: Quartet from Rigoletto (Teresa Castillo, Soprano; Kate Jackman, Mezzo Soprano; Terrence Chin-Loy, Tenor; Andrew Wannigman, Baritone)
Musical Discussion: Guy McIntosh (Executive Director LSO) & Scott Drackley (Founder & Artistic Director PSMF)