Bridgerton Themed Holiday Party 12-14-23

On 12/14/23 the NEPA Philharmonic held it’s first annual Holiday Party at the beautiful Mary Stegmaier Mansion in Wilkes Barre. A special thank you to the sponsors of this event, all the guests who joined us, the musicians who played all evening, and a special thank you to the staff at the Stegmaier Manson. A great time was had by all.

Masterworks – Celebrating Tchaikovsky

This concert was sponsored by the John Magagna Family Trust. It opened with one of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved works, the Romeo and Juliet Overture. Alberto Parrini, the Philharmonic’s principal cellist, was the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme. Tchaikovsky’s glorious Symphony No. 5 closed the concert.

Chamber – Women’s Work

The first concert of our 50th season was a program of musical creations across two centuries by women composers. This program celebrates the centennial of the passage of the 19th amendment. It showcased NEPP violinist Gabriel Schaff and pianist Melody Fader.

Chamber – Contrasts

This concert featured Béla Bartók’s Contrasts, a masterpiece of the chamber music literature, inspired by Hungarian and Romanian folklore, along with works by Brahms and Kodály showcasing NEPP violinist Robyn Quinnett and clarinetist Pascal Archer with pianist Spencer Myer.