The following information was provided by the Plainfield Symphony.
The Plainfield Symphony, New Jersey’s oldest community symphony, continues to make history as it announces its 93rd subscription concert season.
Music Director Charles Prince has another groundbreaking season planned that features works of Elgar, Sibelius, Debussy, Berlioz, Arensky and Verdi.
This year also brings back very special Conductor Emeritus Sabin Pautza, featuring the works of Brahms and Rachmaninoff.
The season begins on Saturday October 13, with Sir Edward Elgar's haunting Cello Concerto in E with soloist Jameson Platte and Sibelius' harmonious Symphony No. 2. On November 17, "Saturday Fantastique" will feature soloist Brianna Tang, the Gold Prize winner from the Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey, performing Arensky's Fantasia Themes of Ryabinin, op48. The evening will include Berlioz's popular Symphonie Fantastique and Debussy's famous Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun.
Our very own Conductor Emeritus Sabin Pautza, and soloist Christopher Johnson are welcomed back to Plainfield for our February 9th concert. Pautza’s own composition Prometheus, Brahms powerful Symphony No.4 and Rachmaninoff's romantic Piano Cencerto No 2 will be performed.
Charles Prince returns for our season finale on April 27, 2013 and brings us Verdi Opera in Concert featuring highlights from Aida and La Traviata. Soloists to be determined.
Season tickets for the 2012-2013 concerts are now on sale and can be purchased on our website, www.plainfieldsymphony.org.
For a brochure, please call (908)561-5140. Concerts are held at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church located at 716 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield and begin at 7pm.