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Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra Launches Summer Chamber Music Series

The Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra kicked off its 2nd annual Summer Chamber Music Series on Saturday, June 11, featuring music from popular TV shows and talented composers. On June 18 at 7:30 p.m., the Binghamton Philharmonic Percussion Trio will perform a diverse performance at St. Patrick’s Church as part of the series.

Parlor City Celli opened the two-weekend event on Saturday, June 11, performing music from Game of Thrones, Succession, and power of the dog among others. Parlor City Celli includes the talents of cellists Ruth Berry, Laura Cricco-Lizza, Michael Newman and Hakan Tayga.

As the second performance in the series, the Binghamton Philharmonic Percussion Trio will perform pieces such as “Memories of Alhambra” by Francisco Tárrega, “The Last Game” by Daiki Kato and “Variations on a Ghanian Theme” by Daniel Levitan. The trio’s percussionists include Daniel Fabricius, Steve Mathiesen and Joel Smales.

Members of the Binghamton Philharmonic Percussion Trio

The Binghamton Philharmonic currently serves over 10,000 people a year. Originally founded in 1955 by musicians Fritz and Marrianne Wallenberg, the organization aims to provide the Southern Tier with full orchestra performances.

Since 2018, Maestro Daniel Hege has been leading the Orchestra as Music Director. With multiple concerts, events and even summer camps, the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra continues to connect professional musicians to captivating audiences. The organization’s mission is to extend the reach of music to a wider regional audience, and the Binghamton Philharmonic’s Summer Chamber Music Series does just that.

Tickets for the June 18 concert are $25, but kids 17 or younger are free, courtesy of Visions Federal Credit Union. For tickets and for more information, click on here.