Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra cancels previously postponed concerts through May 2020.

75th Anniversary Gala Concert featuring Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth moved to October 11.   Based on the unprecedented challenges to local communities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra has made the difficult decision to cancel its previously postponed concerts for the 2019-2020 75th anniversary season. “We feel fortunate to have been able to reschedule our 75th Anniversary Gala with PinchasContinue reading “Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra cancels previously postponed concerts through May 2020.”

MEET THE STAFF: David Gasper, Director of Artistic Operations and Artistic Administrator

Where did you grow up? I grew up in New Orleans, land of Mardi Gras and dixieland jazz, and my first musical instrument was the saxophone. I switched to horn when I discovered classical music. What is your favorite song, artist, musical memory? When I was a teen, my mother bought me a couple ofContinue reading “MEET THE STAFF: David Gasper, Director of Artistic Operations and Artistic Administrator”

MEET THE STAFF: Danielle Meath, Manager of Marketing and Group Sales

Where did you grow up? Bellingham, MA. What is your favorite song, artist, musical memory? I love oldies, pretty much anything from the 1940s-1960s. Some of my favorite musical memories are going to James Taylor concerts throughout my childhood. Favorite meal or restaurant? A lobster roll from Red’s Eats in Wiscasset, Maine or dinner atContinue reading “MEET THE STAFF: Danielle Meath, Manager of Marketing and Group Sales”

MEET THE STAFF: Katie Sklar, Director of Individual Giving

Where did you grow up? Delmar, NY – a small town outside of Albany. What is your favorite song, artist, musical memory? Hearing the BSO perform Dvorak’s New World Symphony when I was a senior in high school. That was actually the first time I heard a live professional orchestra. My youth orchestra (Empire StateContinue reading “MEET THE STAFF: Katie Sklar, Director of Individual Giving”

RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC MUSIC SCHOOL TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS ALL ACTIVITIES THROUGH APRIL 30.

Due to COVID-19/Coronavirus, The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School will temporarily suspend all non-private instruction activity. PRIVATE INSTRUCTION WILL CONTINUE. All group classes, ensembles and recital/rehearsal/performance activities are suspended through Friday, April 17. At this time, we plan to resume all activities on SATURDAY, APRIL 18.

RI Philharmonic Music School COVID-19 Update (March 18)

Friends, In keeping with CDC and state mandates regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus, we have made a number of difficult decisions over the past few days.  Currently, The Carter Center is closed to instruction through Sun. April 5, per instruction from Governor Raimondo, and all recitals, classes and rehearsals are cancelled or postponed through April 18.  These dates couldContinue reading “RI Philharmonic Music School COVID-19 Update (March 18)”

RI Philharmonic Concert Schedule Update

Friends: In keeping with CDC and state mandates regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra is postponing the following upcoming events… • March 29: Judith Stillman and Friends • April 3 & 4: Beethoven & Ravel • May 1 & 2: Verdi Requiem  The RI Philharmonic regrets this interruption to our TACO Classical and Amica Rush Hour Series, and performances at The Carter Center, but the healthContinue reading “RI Philharmonic Concert Schedule Update”

RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC MUSIC SCHOOL TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS ALL ACTIVITIES THROUGH MARCH 22.

Due to COVID-19/Coronavirus, The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School will temporarily suspend all non-private instruction activity. PRIVATE INSTRUCTION WILL CONTINUE. All group classes, ensembles and recital/rehearsal/performance activities are suspended through Friday, April 17. At this time, we plan to resume all activities on SATURDAY, APRIL 18.